The Wild Ones Handbooks
New Member Handbook
Along with Wild Ones history and some basic "how to" information, this book contains everything you'll need to know about being a member of Wild Ones. This guidebook is free to new members. Click here to join Wild Ones right now.
Wild Ones Landscaping with Native Plants.
Newly revised to include a wider variety of native landscaping ecoregions, this comprehensive guide book continues the tradition of "how to" information, along with a newly developed list of book resources. You can order a copy for just $10 (includes shipping and handling) at our Wild Ones Store.
Wild Ones Landscaping with Native Plants is also available on-line at Environmental Protection Agency web site.
Wild Ones Original Handbook.
Wild Ones original handbook is now in its 4th edition, and has been retitled Landscaping with Native Plants. This Wild Ones publication contains a variety of "how to" information on all aspects of native landscaping, and is available for reading on the Environmental Protection Agency web site.
25 Years of Wild Ones
The 25th Anniversary Commemorative Book – The Story of Wild Ones, is a great instructional guide as well as the Wild Ones' twenty-five year timeline. This wide-format, 36-page book, printed in full color, tells the story of Wild Ones – from the early days of 1979 right up to present day. Only $12 (includes shipping and handling). Order at the Wild Ones Store.
In Harmony With Nature
This brochure, available in printed form or as a downloaded PDF file, is a guide to getting started with landscaping with native plants. The brochure explains what native plants are, the benefits of planting native species, and other considerations.
The Wild Ones Journal
The Wild Ones Journal arrives in your mailbox six times a year, stuffed chock-full of inspiration, information and ideas on landscaping with native plants. Articles include "how-to" plan, create and maintain your native landscape at your home, school or workplace. Other articles help you overcome common problems with invasive plants, or tell how others have dealt with neighbors and municipal officials. Stories of chapter activities and projects at schools and nature centers provide ideas you can use in your area.
Take a look at a cover page and an inside page.
You can also go to the Downloads page to read some articles.
You can download a partial cumulative index.
The Grapevine, by Journal editor, Maryann Whitman, is one of the Journal's longest-running and most popular features. Click to read a few examples of The Grapevine.
Be sure to read our Writers' Guidelines.
You can read our Guidelines for Submitting Photos, Illustrations, and Scans.
Need a logo for your Wild Ones project? Click here for logo guidelines and for the electronic logo files. Note: The Wild Ones logo is the official registered trademark of Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes. The Wild Ones logo is protected by law, and may not be used by other organizations or entities without express written permission from Wild Ones.
If you're interested in advertising in the Wild Ones Journal, e-mail or call toll-free 877-FYI-WILD (877-394-9453) and ask for a copy of the Ad Rate Sheet. Or you can download the Ad Rate Sheet right here (PDF file).
For other newsletter business, please contact the editor: Journal@for-wild.org.
Special thanks to Steve Maassen for his coneflower photo which we used in the production of the banner at the top of this page.