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Episode 6: "Native Plants"

Synopsis: Greg and Doug immerse themselves in native plants. They visit plant sales, salvage events and beautiful gardens as they travel around the county to show you some amazing ideas for using native plants.

Tips & Tricks

How to have a successful native plant garden

  • Know your site conditions
  • Pick the right plant for the right place
  • Purchase plants by species name when possible
  • Join community native plant salvage events


  • Where to buy native plants
  • Planting native plants.
  • Beautiful garden examples. Where to find additional resources

Show resources:

Northwest Native Plant Landscaping Guide

Native Plant Nurseries

Washington Native Plant Society

Please Note: This list of resources is provided by King County as a courtesy to the public and does not endorse or guarantee the quality of the service offered or provided.

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For questions about this web page, please contact Greg Rabourn, Community Stewardship Specialist, Water and Land Resources Division.