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Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference | Call for 2024 Presenters

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The Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference planning committee is now accepting proposals for next year’s in-person conference on February 24, 2024.  The conference’s theme is “Making our Landscapes Count.”  If you have expertise with designing, growing or maintaining native landscapes and would like to be considered as a Conference speaker, submit your proposal by […]

Native Plants

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This page is newly planted! Please check back as the content grows… What makes a plant “native”? Doug Tallamy and Rick Darke define a native plant in their book The Living Landscape as: “a plant or animal that has evolved in a given place over a period of time sufficient to develop complex and essential relationships with the physical environment and other organisms […]

Native Seed Collection and Cleaning

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Colorado native plants evolved in tough soils and climates. Even in natural areas with no supplemental water many are producing fertile seeds this year. Prior to collecting, it’s a good idea to review the Colorado Native Plant Society’s collection protocols. If collecting seeds in legitimate areas and your gardens has slipped your mind, it is […]

Colorado Native Plant Resources from Other Organizations

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Colorado Native Plant SocietyGardening With Native Plants Includes resources on introductions to native plants, native plants specific to certain counties in Colorado, information on the Garden Smart program, suggested native plants, plants to avoid, low water plants for Colorado gardens, low water plants for pollinators, native plant vendors, using native plants in restoration, and much more! […]

Join us for our first 2018 Seed Propagation Event!!

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Please Join Wild Ones and Audubon Rockies for our first 2018 Seed Propagation Event on February 28th from 5:00-7:00PM at REI Denver. Native landscaping is so beneficial in many ways, but it is also a very special (and easy!) way of gardening itself! In this talk, you will learn how to propagate your native seeds, either […]

Join Us at Our Introductory Meeting!

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Hello Wild Ones!Thank you for stopping by our exhibit at the Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference and signing up to hear more about our Front Range Wild Ones Introductory Meeting. We are excited to have you as part of our community! You are receiving this email because you have specifically expressed interest in attending […]


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SAVE THE DATE! Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference Saturday, March 12, 2016 at The Ranch Events Complex, McKee Building (5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, CO  80538) More details to follow! This conference is presented by a partnership of: Wild Ones – Front Range Chapter Butterfly Pavilion Colorado Native Plant Society Colorado State University Extension Denver […]

When should we meet?

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I talked to a couple people today that said, “Gee, I’d really like to get involved in Wild Ones but with my schedule I don’t know if I could ever make the meetings.”  It was followed up with comments about working weekends and such. This is curious to me because we haven’t even set any […]