The Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones
is an organization for those interested in landscaping with native plants. We present guest speakers in educational programs throughout the year, as well as an annual native plant symposium in early spring; these programs are open to the public. Additional programs for members-only include field trips, regional hikes, visits to members’ gardens (“Landscapes in Progress”), social events and meetings.
September 14 “Ferns of Tennessee” with Dr. Patricia Blackwell-Cox
September 26 “Landscapes in Progress: Three Signal Mountain Gardens”
October 3 “Fall Color Hike at the Ocoee River” with Leon & Pat Bates
October 10 “Native Grass Identification Workshop” with Dr. Cheryl Murphy
Click HERE to view more upcoming programs.
SAVE THE DATE! March 5, 2016
Plant Natives 2016! Annual native plant symposium.
Click here for information.
ARTICLES AND RESOURCES
contributed by members and friends of the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones
“Show Bees (and Other Pollinators) Some Love” by Sally Wencel. February 14, 2014. Information about products with harmful neonicotinoids.
“Monarch Love” by Sally Wencel. February 1, 2014. Information about the decline of the monarch butterfly population.
Native Plants of Tennessee website. Tennessee Smart Yards site provides photos and growing information for Tennessee’s native plants.
WILD ONES: NATIVE PLANTS. NATURAL LANDSCAPES is a national non-profit organization with over 50 chapters in 15 states that promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.
Read more information about Wild Ones at www.wildones.org.
Click HERE to join the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones.