What Are Native Plants?

Native plants are those indigenous to a geographic area. These plants have evolved to thrive in the local climate and require little support if planted in the right conditions.

Wildlife in the Fraser Valley has evolved alongside the native plants that grow here, their life cycles are tied to how the native plants can support them. Every insect, bird, mammal, fungus, and bacteria is linked to the beautiful and diverse range of native plant species in our valley.

Why Choose Native Plants?

Require little maintenance once established

Contribute to reduced water use

Use minimal fertilizer and grow pesticide free

Feed birds, bees, butterflies, and other pollinators

Reduce erosion along streambanks and wetlands

Increase backyard beauty year-round