Arizona Native Plant Society is pleased to announce the release of Grow Native: Don't Plant a Pest!
Preserve our native flora by choosing the appropriate plants for your landscaping. Visit the Grow Native website and download the brochure.
GROW NATIVE WEBSITE
Watch the new video for Grow Native: Don't Plant a Pest. Roll over the frames to read the contents of the different chapters.
Introduction. Description of the "Grow Native! Don't Plant a Pest" campaign.
Impacts of Invasives. Fountain grass and buffelgrass in particular are serious fire hazards (to our communities and to the desert)!
Contents of the downloadable "Grow Native" brochure. Here you will learn how to recognize invasive ornamental plants that are often used in landscaping and see suggested native alternatives.
Other native alternatives. Here are some more native plant alternatives that are not contained in the brochure.
What can you do? Here are steps you can take to help protect our native desert flora. First step: download the "Grow Native" brochure!
Southern Arizona Rain Garden Native Plant List
Tohono Chul Park has compiled a list of native plants used in the Sin Agua Garden (without water) which features desert landscaping using only harvested rainwater. The list is included in Brad Lancaster's Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond website.