Spending time in nature is the best way to learn about native plants and get inspired for your own landscaping projects.
Sadly, most of our surrounding environment is too damaged to give a clear picture of what our plant communities are.
If you've explored the landscape of the Gulf Coast, you can see why home gardeners and landscaping professionals play a vital role in supporting Louisiana's local ecosystems.
these are nice places to explore:
Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve, Abita Springs, LA
Bonnet Carre Spillway Trail, LaPlace, LA
inspiration for native plant gardens of New Orleans