Meadow and Wildflower Resources

On this page: Video from Kathy's 2018 meadow tour, plus articles on meadows, low-input lawns, and wildflowers. Also, see references to helpful books and seed sources. Scroll down to see all content. 

Regional Wildflower and Grass Seed Mixes: 

American Meadows 

Ernst

Hart Seed: New England meadow mix.

New England Wetland Plants

Prairie Moon Nursery

Prairie Nursery

Roundstone Seed

Wildflower Farm 

Downloads on Meadows and Conservation Plantings: 

Meadow, Wildflower and Pollinator books:

  • Garden Revolution, Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher
  • Planting in a Post Wild World, Thomas Rainer and Claudia West
  • Planting: A New Perspective, Piet Oudoulf and Noel Kingsbury
  • Urban and Suburban Meadows, Catherine Zimmerman
  • Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field, John Lewis-Stempel 
  • Attracting Native Pollinators, Xerces Society
  • Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Douglas Tallamy
  • Growing and Propagating Wildflowers, William Cullina
  • The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes, Rick Darke
  • Grasses, Nancy Ondra