Check this out to learn more about native plants and landscaping solutions. Please check their Guide to Native Plants for Northern Virginia here.
To save wild flowers and wild places.
“We are wild for wildlife. To nurture a healthy, balanced ecosystem and help restore natural habitats for all animal populations, we promote North American native plants over non-native alien plants. We provide the curious with information on planting natives, advocating for critters, developing pesticide free landscapes, and identifying invasive aliens. An equally essential part of our mission is to assist Mid-Atlantic region gardeners in locating native plant nurseries and plant sales. “
This website is run by avid gardener and photographer Toni Genberg. Some of our website pictures were given to us by Toni.
The VCAP is an urban cost-share program that provides financial incentives and technical and educational assistance to property owners installing eligible Best Management Practices (BMP’s) in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
The RainSmart program provides funding to help Falls Church City residents implement practices, such as rain barrels and rain gardens, that help rainwater soak into the ground on-site to prevent flooding and protect the quality of local streams and the wider Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The StormwaterWise Landscapes Program provides funding for projects that will reduce storm water runoff from your property.
The RainScapes Rewards Rebate Program offers rebates to property owners who install RainScapes techniques such as rain gardens, rain barrels, conservation landscaping and other approved projects that help control stormwater. This program is open to properties in Montgomery County outside the municipalities of Rockville, Gaithersburg, and Takoma Park.
Learn the benefits of Native Plant Gardening from University of Delaware Professor Doug Tallamy.
Learn more about Soil and Water Conservation in Fairfax.
Learn VNPS’s Northern Neck Chapter’s mission to conserve wild flowers and wild places.
They run a volunteer-based program to propagate local native plants, restore native plant communities, and control invasive alien plants. Their Wild Plant Nursery is the region's most comprehensive effort to propagate native plants directly from local forests and meadows.