We want to help you select local plants that thrive in our natural habitat but are also both beautiful and economical. This will result in plants that are easier to care for and better support our local ecosystem. Our Grow Native initiative is here to help show you the way!
News and Blog Posts
- Restoration Partnership in Ironwood Forest National MonumentThe Waterman Restoration site is located on BLM land within the boundaries of Ironwood Forest National Monument,
- Little Free “Seed” LibraryAnnouncing a new native seed library and plant nursery at an Arizona Native Plant Society member’s home in Tempe. Stop by for some free seeds and plants!
- ASK CARIANNE – Is there a “best time” to plant natives?Best Time? Carianne says there is more than one season but Fall and Winter are great seasons to install plants.
- Plant Profile: Arizona PoppyFrom a distance, California poppy and Arizona poppy can easily be confused. Petal color and habitat are similar. However, a closer look reveals the differences.
- Remembering Nancy “Z” ZierenbergWe still feel the loss of one of our wonderful native plant warriors: Nancy “Z” Zierenberg. We reprint below the article from the Plant Press, Summer 2011, written by Greta Anderson.
- Announcing Plant Press Arizona!The Society’s bi-annual publication has a new name! Introducing, Plant Press Arizona.
- ASK CARIANNE – Can I plant Hibiscus flowers in my desert garden?I was just vacationing in Hawaii, and the hibiscus flowers everywhere were really enchanting. Can I plant them in my desert garden?
- Southwest Garden Calendar for AugustGarden tasks for southwest gardens in August.