Ready to turn your outdoor space into a spot that supports local wildlife? Use our tip sheets, guides, videos, and more to get started in creating a go-to garden for butterflies, birds, and other animals.

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Native Plant Collections Shipped to Your Door

Add one of our Garden for Wildlife native plant collections to your garden to help save birds, bees, butterflies, and more. Get chemical-free plants that bloom for three seasons and return every year. Collections are backed by science to help the highest number of declining wildlife species.

Now available for 36 states with free shipping. 
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We currently offer native plants for 36 states in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Midwest. Our goal is to expand our network of growers and offer native plants for everyone.

Certified Wildlife Habitat® Applications 

Use this form to certify your wildlife-friendly habitat garden in your yard, school grounds, place of worship, or anywhere in your community. You can also submit your application online.

Want more? Head to the National Wildlife Federation blog for the latest news and tips on gardening for wildlife.

Butterfly Heroes 

The National Wildlife Federation's Butterfly Heroes™ program is bringing awareness to the declining monarch butterfly population and connecting gardeners, kids, and families alike in helping this species and other pollinators thrive. 

Additional Resources

Hot off the presses! New book: attract more birds and butterflies

¡Crea un jardín sostenible que ayude a la vida silvestre! View more resources in Spanish.

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Where We Work

More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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