Recommended native plants that are highly attractive to pollinators such as native bees, honey bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds, and are well-suited for small-scale plantings in gardens, on business and school campuses, in urban greenspaces, and in farm field borders. Because native plants are adapted to local environmental conditions, they require far less water, saving time, money, and perhaps the most valuable natural resource, water. In addition to providing vital habitat for birds, many other species of wildlife benefits as well.

About the Author:

Bryce L Davis
Bryce L. Davis operates Davis Organics, a consulting firm. He has over 15 years experience in creating safe, sustainable and healthy turf areas and landscapes and over 35 years experience as a professional horticulturist. As a grower and retail nurseryman, he has first hand experience with the pesticides and herbicides routinely used in the landscape and horticultural industry. I am an advocate of and practice the use of “native plantings” for sustainable landscapes.