Make your yard a Certified Wildlife Habitat®

Get a certified wildlife habitat.  Just 6 easy steps. 1) Provide food - nectar, fruit, seeds from plants. 2) Supply water - water gardens, bird baths. 3) Create cover - rock piles, evergreens. 4) Provide places to raise young - trees, shrubs. 5) Garden sustainably - reduce chemical use for clean water for people and wildlife. 6) Get certified - click to learn more...
National Wildlife Federation Delmarva Power SUEZ in Delaware

Delaware Nature Society partners with the National Wildlife Federation to bring the Certified Wildlife Habitat® program to Delaware. The Certified Wildlife Habitat program at Delaware Nature Society is supported in part by Delmarva Power and SUEZ in Delaware.

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Sustainable Gardening Checklist (PDF) »

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Some improvements help conserve water...

Come shop our Native Plant Sale

Our Native Plant Sale features more than 300 rare, unusual and favorite varieties of native plants, including wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns and aquatic plants for all growing conditions, including drought-tolerant. Some are introductions from the nearby Mt. Cuba Center. Create a beautiful garden filled with birds and butterflies.
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Native Plant Sale 2016

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