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Native Plant Society of Texas

Dallas Chapter

Resources & Links

Topics on this page:

▪ Organizations & Chapter Associations

▪ Resources

▪ Nurseries and Growers 


▪ Regional Landscape Architects and Designers 

▪ Sustainable Landscaping

▪ Publications of Note

▪ Organizations and Chapter Associations

Native Plant Society of Texas

Native Prairies Association of Texas

Texas Master Naturalists

Texas Master Gardener

Audubon Society

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Blackland Chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas

North Texas Master Naturalists

Dallas County Master Gardeners

Texas Discovery Gardens

▪ Resources

Find Native Plants at Texas Nurseries

NPSOT’s NICE! Native Plant Partners (Natives Improve & Conserve Environments)

Learn about Native Plants (and Animals, too)

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Plant Database –

iNaturalist – Website & App for reporting personal observations of any plant or animal species in the world,

BONAP – The Biota of North America Program, North American Vascular Flora,

Texas Tree Planting Guide –

Texas Wildscapes: A Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program (Texas Parks & Wildlife)

Inviting Nature Back Home by North Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist

Identification of Milkweeds in Texas – Texas Parks & Wildlife (PDF)

Butterfly garden resource (found by middle school student, Jackie),

Soil & Water

Web Soil Survey (USDA) | National Resource Conservation Service – provides soil data and information,

Water is Awesome, a Dallas and Tarrant County water conservation program,

Save Dallas Water, Dallas County’s Water Conservation website,

Save Tarrant Water,  Tarrant County’s Water Conservation website,

Rain Garden information (Texas A&M Agrilife), and Rainwater Harvesting Suppy Calculator,

Texas SmartScape™ – helping to promote education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for the benefit of our citizens.

Grey Water Action – For a sustainable water culture,

By City and Region 

North Texas Master Naturalist’s Calendar (Local Green Events)

DFW Green Source: A Dallas/Ft. Worth Environmental News & Community Resource

Austin’s Grow Green webpage |

City of Irving’s Native Plant webpage and PDF Guide to Using Native Plants

Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

▪ Nurseries and Growers

(* specifically mention natives)

Blooming Colors – 2221 Ira E. Woods, Grapevine, TX 76051, 817-416-6669,

Bruce Miller Nursery – 1000 E Beltline Rd, Richardson, TX 75231, 972-238-0204,

Brumley’s Garden – 10540 Church Rd, Dallas, TX 75238, 214-343-4900,

Covington’s Nursery and Landscape – 5518 Pres. George Bush Hwy, Rowlett, TX 75089, 972-475-5888,

Four Seasons Nursery – 3333 E. University, Denton, TX 76208, 940-566-2172,

Lavender Ridge Farms – 2391 CR 178, Gainesville, TX 76240, 940-665-6938,

*Meador’s Nursery – 2612 Ft. Worth Dr, Denton, TX 76205, 940-382-2638,

*Native American Seed – (mail order only), Junction, TX, 800-728-4043,

*Native Plant Sales by your local Native Plant Society Chapter –

*North Haven Gardens – 7700 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX 75230, 214-363-5316,

*Painted Flower Farm – 3801 Lariat Rd, Denton, TX 76207, 940-382-3789,

*Randy Johnson Organics (Facebook Link) – 13091 S Bois D Arc St, Forney, TX 75126, call for appt. 214-584-0565

*Redenta’s – 2001 Skillman St. Dallas, TX 75206, 214-823-9421,

Ron’s Organics – 1820 S Beltline Rd, Mesquite, TX 75181, 972-329-4769,

*Rooted In – 12804 Pelzel Rd, Pilot Point, TX 76258, 972-954-8580,

Schmitz Garden Center – 3714 Old Settlers Rd., Flower Mound, TX 75022, 972-724-3040 

*Shades of Green – 7401 Coit Rd, Frisco, TX 75035, 972-335-9095,

The Tree Place – 5501 East I-20, Ft Worth, TX 76119, 817-561-9248,

*Weston Gardens in Bloom – 8101 Anglin Dr, Ft Worth, TX 76140, 817-572-0549,

Walton’s – 8652 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218, 214.321.2387,

▪ Regional Landscape Architects and Designers specializing in natives

Carol Feldman of Feldman Design Studios –

Randy Johnson of Randy Johnson Organics

Carrie Dubberley of Dubberley Landscaping

Michael Parkey –

Patrick Dickinson & team with Rooted In

▪ Sustainable Landscaping

Native Landscape Certification Program

Texas Parks & Wildlife’s Texas Wildscapes Certification,

Landscape for Life,

Sustainable Sites Initiative,

US Environmental Protection Agency

US Environmental Protection Agency Greenscape,

Texas AgriLife Extension, Earth Kind,

▪ Publications of Note

A Field Guide to Texas Trees by Benny Simpson, 1999, Taylor Trade Publishing

Butterfly Gardening for Texas by Geyata Ajilvsgi, 2013, Texas A&M University Press

Common Texas Grasses by Frank W. Gould, Stephen L. Hatch, 1979, Texas A&M University Press

Gardening Success with Difficult Soils: Limestone, Alkaline Clay and Caliche by Scott Ogden, 1992, Taylor Trade Publishing

Guide to Texas Grasses by Robert B. Shaw, 2012, Texas A&M University Press

How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest by Jill Nokes, 2001, University of Texas Press

Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region by Andy and Sally Wasowski, 2003, Taylor Trade Publishing
Remarkable Plants of Texas by Matt Warnock Turner, 2013, University of Texas Press

Shinners & Mahler’s Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas by George Diggs, Barney Lipscom, & Robert O’Kennon, 1999, Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife by Kelly Conrad Bender, 2009, Texas A&M University

Wildflowers of Texas by Geyata Ajilvsgi, 2003, Shearer Publishing

Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country by Marshall Enquist, 1989, Lone Star Botanical

NPSOT Resources – Trifold PDF with most of the above – January 2017