Landscaping ideas

Looking for native landscaping ideas? Below are some sources for inspiration, including presentations and a custom design by our very own members!


Support bird populations in your yard by planting native plants that provide year-round food and shelter.

“Soft landings” shade gardens

“Soft landings” shade gardens are planted at the base of a native tree, where they allow butterfly and moth caterpillars to complete their lifecycle in the leaf litter without the threat of lawnmowers.

Free native garden designs

Wild Ones has worked with regional designers to make free native garden designs available to the public! Check them out here. We recommend sticking with the designs east of the Rocky Mountains. Most of the plants included in those designs are native to Ohio and hardy in our region.