Plants and Wildlife

Why Use Native Plants?

Do we need bugs? birds? other wildlife? Bugs are disappearing. The globe is warming. What can you do?

Risk to Biodiversity - Where is Florida?

Plants to Consider

Plants that grow well in central Florida. Most of these can tolerate our beautiful sunshine and exist, after establishment, without irrigation water. 

Attract Wildlife

Butterflies are the main focus, with emphasis on Monarchs. A variety of wildlife enjoy our native yards.

Forgotten for decades,
then rediscovered

Watercolor collection features hundreds of Florida plants

... hundreds of World War II-era watercolor paintings, each of a unique Florida plant.

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