Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Natives for Communities 

If you need models for native plant ordinances, examples of public demonstration sites, guides to using native plants for stormwater management or other such resources, this page is for you.

Landscape architects, designers, engineers, city planners, sustainability managers, and other leaders may find the following resources helping in learning more about how plants native to the lower Midwest can help communities.

Grow Native! professional members have experience in:

  • Sustainable landscape architecture
  • Native plant growing
  • Invasive species removal
  • And more!

Visit our Resource Guide to get help with your properties. Grow Native! has developed numerous guides and programs to advocate for native biodiversity in cities, municipalities and states:

Other resources:

crowd during rain garden tour

Rain garden tour. Photo: Amy Humphrey Hayes