Cullina, William, Native Ferns, Moss, and Grasses

Cullina William, Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Cullina, William, Wildflowers: A Guide to Growing and Propagating Native Flowers of North America

Darke, Rick and Tallamy, Douglas, The Living Landscape

Fergus, Charles, Trees of Pennsylvania

Leopold, Donald, Native Plants of the Northeast

Rainer, Thomas and West, Claudia, Planting in a Post-Wild World

Tallamy, Douglas, Bringing Nature Home


local organizations

Abington Environmental Advisory Council

Abington Shade Tree Commission

Friends of High School Park

Tookany/Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership

Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association

Wyncote Audubon Society


native plant information

Audubon Native Plant Data Base 

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: Pennsylvania recommended native plants 

Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources: landscaping with native plants 

Xerces Society: recommended pollinator plants for Mid-Atlantic region