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Lisa Clark

Lisa Clark is a freelance writer who grew up on farmland, then moved to the city, and has now retired back to her rural roots. She's having fun teaching her kids about gardening, planting flowers, and collecting houseplants.

Best Places To See Fall Leaves On The East Coast

For most parts of the United States, the month of September still feels like summer until you get to the time when the leaves start turning colors. Something about those vibrant leaves as they turn on the trees really rings in the feeling of fall. The official start of fall is on the fall equinox …

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North Carolina Native Plants List: 19 Beautiful Bird-Friendly Plants For Your Landscape

North Carolina is a southeastern state well known for its history of flight, the Great Smoky Mountains, and for being the birthplace of Pepsi-Cola. But another awesome thing about North Carolina is the many beautiful, beneficial plants that are native to the region. This North Carolina native plants list will help you decide which native …

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New York Native Plants List: 14 Stunning Garden and Landscape Choices

New York and New York City have many native mosses, ferns, grasses, trees, shrubs, vines, and wildflowers. You can use these native plants in your home garden or landscaping, and it provides many benefits. They will also be easier for you to maintain and require less maintenance. Check out our New York native plants list …

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New Jersey Native Plants List: 15 Amazing Garden State Choices

Picking native plants for your garden or landscape is a good choice for the local ecosystem and also will make your gardening easier, since they are already adapted to living in this area. This New Jersey native plants list will help you get started. Native plants are typically considered those that were present at the …

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New Hampshire Native Plants List: 15 Beautiful Flowering Plants

New Hampshire is known as The Granite State because it has many extensive granite formations and quarries. Don’t let that make you think it doesn’t also have an abundant amount of plant life, though. One of the first 13 colonies, it was also the first state to form its own declaration of independence. This New …

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Nevada Native Plants List: 18 Magnificent Garden Options

Nevada is located in the Western US, near California and bordered by Oregon and Idaho on the other sides. The summers are very hot, especially in the southern parts of the state. And the winters can be cold. There’s not a lot of precipitation or snow. But winter temps can drop from 20-40 degrees. It …

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Nebraska Native Plants List: 18 Stunning Flowers for Your Garden

Nebraska is a midwestern U.S. state known for the Great Plains and the dunes of the Sandhills, as well as the rock formations around the state’s panhandle. The state tends to have warm summers and cold winters and the average annual temp is around 50 degrees. It has a typical Midwestern climate that experiences all …

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Montana Native Plants List: 16 Awesome Choices for Landscaping

Montana is a western state known for its diverse terrain that ranges from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains. It has many wide-open spaces, including Glacier National Park and lots of wilderness preserve that go all the way up into Canada. The state tree is the Ponderosa Pine and the state flower is Bitterroot. …

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Missouri Native Plants List: 15 Amazing Wildflowers

Missouri is a Midwestern state with more than six million residents. The state was named after a tribe of Sioux Indians called the Missouris. It’s known for its barbecue, the pawpaw fruit, the famous Gateway Arch, and much more. Something else that Missouri has is a lot of beautiful native wildflowers. This Missouri native plants …

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Mississippi Native Plants List: 16 Best Southern Landscaping Plants

Native plants will help you have easier gardening and more successful blooms. This is because native plants are already adapted to the climates and conditions in Mississippi. They don’t require fertilizers and they need fewer (if any) pesticides when compared to traditional lawns. They also help prevent soil erosion and don’t need to be watered …

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