Native Plant Books
Best Native Gardening Books
Doug Tallamy, 2013
This book was a huge reason why native planting has taken off in suburbia. Doug makes a strong case for replacing lawns with native gardens. An easy, must-read.
Kim Eierman, 2020
A lovely, photo-filled guide for what to plant and why to plant it. Kim gives great seasonally-specific recommendations for butterflies, bees, and other pollinators.
Best Books for Midwest Native Plants
Alan Branhagen, 2020
Like the other books in this series, this offers photo-filled portraits of individual native plants. Good for easy inspiration.
Best Books for Northeast Native Plants
Lorraine Johnson and Sheila Colla, 2023
Easy to read with lots of pictures. Recently published with lots of gardening ideas for Northeast gardeners.
Best Books for Southern Native Plants
Larry Mellichamp and Paula Gross, 2020
With tons of pictures and easily organized, this is a great source of inspiration for Southeast gardeners.