Landscape Design

Illinois Native Plants for the Home Landscape: Planting design tips for year-round landscape interest, including prairie plant list.

Basic Garden Design: Putting together a final design can be overwhelming with all of the various design considerations. This fact sheet helps streamline the process. 

Rain Garden Design: A native planting guide for rain garden beds.

Pollinator Garden Design: Native plants for attracting pollinators.

Backyard Prairie: A prairie is an ecosystem in North America consisting of mainly grasses with some flowering plants (referred to as forbs) and small shrubs, with few or no trees. 

Nurturing Your Natives: Tips for design, installation and maintenance of native plantings.