Resources & Links

The starting point that I would recommend for any newcomers to native planting design and ecological stewardship interests are to read these two books:

 

 

 

 

The Landscaping Revolution: Garden with Mother Nature, Not Against Her

By Andy and Sally Wasowski  

 

 

 

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants

By Douglas Tallamy

 

 

I also recommend these additional references:  

 

Books

 

 Native Planting Design


Reading the Forested Landscape

By Tom Wessels


The Once and Future Forest

By Leslie Jones Sauer & Andropogon Associates


Watershed: A Practical Handbook for Healthy Water

By Clive Dobson & Gregor Gilpin Beck


Livable Landscape Design

By John Collins & Marvin Adleman


Natural Landscaping Designing with Native Plant Communities

By John Diekelmann & Robert Schuster


Landscape Ecology Principle in Landscape Architecture & Land-Use Planning

By Wenche Dramstad, James Olson & Richard Forman


Native Plants of the Northeast

By Donald J. Leopold


The Flora of Bucks County

By Walter Benner (out of print) ©1932

 

 

Rustic Furniture Design


 

Making Rustic Furniture and Rustic Furniture Workshop

Both by Daniel Mack  

 

Green Woodworking: A Hands-On Approach

By Drew Langsner (out of print)

 

 

Online Resources

 

Why Native Plants are So Important

 

Drosera

http://www.drosera-x.com/

 

Redbud Native Plant Nursery

http://www.redbudnativeplantnursery.com/

 

 

Native Planting Design Reference Information

 

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

http://www.bhwp.org/

 

Natural Area Association

http://www.naturalarea.org/

 

The Wild Ones

http://www.for-wild.org/

 

 

Native Plant Nurseries

 

American Native Nursery

http://www.AmericanNativeNursery.com

 

 

Edge-of-the-Woods Native Plants

http://www.edgeofthewoodsnursery.com

 

 

Natural Landscapes Nursery (wholesale nursery)

http://www.naturallandscapesnursery.com/

 

 

Northeast Natives & Perennials

 http://nenativesandperennials.com/index2.html

 

 

 

Redbud Native Plant Nursery

http://www.redbudnativeplantnursery.com/

 

 

Octoraro Native Plant Nursery (wholesale nursery)

http://www.octoraro.com/

 

 

Toadshade Wildflower Farm

http://www.toadshade.com/

 

 

Wild Ridge Plants

http://www.wildridgeplants.com/index.htmlConservation

 

 

 

 

Organizations & Native Habitat Preserves

 

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

http://www.bhwp.org/

 

D&R Greenway Land Trust

http://www.drgreenway.org/

 

Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space – New Jersey

http://www.fohvos.org/

 

Mt Cuba Center for the Study of Piedmont Flora

http://www.mtcubacenter.org/

 

Natural Lands Trust

http://www.natlands.org/home/default.asp

 

New England Wildflower Society

http://www.newfs.org

 

 

Ecology & Restoration Journals

 

Native Plants Journal

http://nativeplants.for.uidaho.edu/

 

Natural Area Association

http://www.naturalarea.org/

 

Orion Society

http://www.orionsociety.org

 

Rhodora Journal

http://www.rhodora.org/Rhodora.html

 

The Society of Ecological Restoration (SER)

http://www.ser.org

 

 

 

Rustic Furniture


Daniel Mack

http://www.danielmack.com/


Drew Langsner – Country Workshops

http://countryworkshops.org/