Spread the Word - On Your Own

Create, Showcase and Promote NOVA Natives in your own Home Habitat


Here are some great ideas to get you started in showing off the beauty and benefits of planting NOVA natives on your own property.


  • Learn more and meet the community at one of our classes or events.  Find them all on our calendar.
  • Consult the Native Plants for Northern Virginia guide on our website or order a copy here.
  • Plant native plants at home.
  • Take the pledge to show your commitment and to help us track our collective impact.  
  • Put up signs to show your pride and create some buzz.
  • Request an Audubon-at-Home free site visit to get advice and to certify your property as a wildlife sanctuary.
  • Join the landscaping committee of your homeowner’s association, place of worship, or place of employment.
  • Create a demonstration garden using our Tips for Landscaping with Native Plants.
  • Use social media. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and share our posts and events.  Add the pics below to your feed to point others to our media presence. 
  • Wear some Plant NOVA Natives gear to germinate some great conversation!
  • Hold a garden party to show off the beauty of native plants.
  • And don’t forget to REPORT BACK on your activities!