Native plants have evolved to grow in the soils, topography and climate of western Washington, giving them decided advantages, including being more resistant to pests and able to withstand the wet winters and dry summers. Uses for natives include naturescaping (low-water requirement landscapes), wildlife enhancement, erosion control and beautification. Check out the links below for additional information.
KCD Native Plant Descriptions (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
KCD Bareroot Planting Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
Native Plant Nurseries List Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
Planting Hardwood Stakes Fact Sheet (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
Homeowner’s Guide to Backyard Forest Stewardship (Adobe Acrobat PDF)