Native Plants

04.14.2014

11th Annual Plant Sale Slated for April 26

Topics: Central Coast, Native Plants, NCCF in the News

The federation will hold its 11th annual Native Plant Sale during Earth Day week on Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at our headquarters. More >

11.18.2013

Glasswort Offers Colorful Display in Marsh

Topics: Native Plants, Nature, Wildlife

The three species of glasswort that grow along the coast are hardy and salt tolerant and go out in a blaze of glory. More >

09.16.2013

Fall Is a Great Time to Get Those Natives Planted

Topics: Native Plants, NCCF in the News

Autumn is the ideal time for planting shrubs and trees, and the federation is helping gardeners out this week by again offering a fall Native Plant Sale. More >

09.12.2013

Our Coast: Nature's Hints of Autumn

Topics: Native Plants, Nature, Our Coast, Wildlife

If you pay attention to the natural world, the signs are all around us that summer will soon give way to fall. More >

06.25.2013

Carlton Campbell--the Man and the Marsh (Seedlings)

Topics: Coastal Sketches, Habitat Restoration, Living Shorelines, Native Plants, Northeast Coast, Wetlands

Coastal Scientist Erin Fleckenstein takes a ride to Hatteras with Carlton Campbell, the federation's longtime supplier of marsh grasses. She gets a sense of his life and history as they deliver the plants to our Durant's Point restoration project. More >

06.21.2013

Wildlife Gardening: Bring on the Birds, Bees and Butterflies

Topics: Education, Native Plants, Nature, Rain Gardens, Wildlife

Welcoming wildlife to your yard has many benefits for insects, amphibians, reptiles and mammals of all descriptions, including people. A recent workshop taught participants how it's done. More >

05.10.2013

Our Coast: Hike the Green Swamp

Topics: Native Plants, Nature, Our Coast, Southeast Coast, Wildlife

The 17,000-acre preserve in Brunswick County is home to numerous species of rare birds, alligators and carnivorous plants, such as the Venus flytrap. More >

04.22.2013

The Invasion of the Reed Plant

Topics: Native Plants, Nature

A native plant that was once part of healthy coastal wetlands is being pushed aside by a foreign cousin that is invading our marshes, creating a barren ecosystem in its wake. More >

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