Native Plant Society of Texas

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Protecting the Texas environment through education, outreach, and example

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Save the Date for the Upcoming Fall Symposium!

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Native Plant Society of Texas Fall Symposium in Nacogdoches, Texas November 9-11th. Lodging details are expected in late May and registration is expected to open August 1.

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Native Plant Database

Search for plants that fit your landscape by soil type, sun/shade, height, and more!

Why Native Plants

  • Drought-tolerant, naturally conserving our precious water resources
  • Provide habitat and food for birds, butterflies, bees and other wildlife
  • Don’t need special pampering or fertilizing
  • Natural to their ecosystem
  • Help us maintain biological biodiversity

Learn About Native Plants

Find Native Plants Near You!

The Native Plant Society of Texas partners with local nurseries and growers. Learn more about our NICE! Program and start shopping!

Latest Chapter News

Local chapters across the state help promote the Native Plant Society of Texas mission while providing a social context which many members enjoy. Each chapter chooses projects according to the interests of their members, and organizes local field trips, meetings, plant sales and other events. Most chapters publish their own websites and newsletters.

Classes and Native Landscape Certification

Class Descriptions

Level 1 is a prerequisite for Level 2 and for Level 3. Subsequent levels may be taken in any order. NLCP is a state-wide program, but classes focus on the

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Gardening for Monarchs

Monarch & Milkweed Resources

Learn about Monarch Butterflies Monarch Joint Venture About the Monarch Butterfly Learn about Milkweed Texas Parks and Wildlife Identification of Milkweeds (Illustrated Guide) Milkweed seeds and propagation Learn about Butterfly

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Monarch Waystation Requirements

Monarch Waystations are places that provide all the resources necessary for monarchs to produce successive generations and sustain their migration. A Monarch Waystation needs milkweeds, nectar plants, and some kind of

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Garden Grants

Monarch Garden Grants The Native Plant Society of Texas awards small grants to nature centers, schools, educational groups and others to help fund development of Monarch Demonstration Gardens or Monarch Waystations

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