Welcome to Wild Ones!

Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes . . . promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.

Our Wild Ones chapter is dedicated to educating and advocating for biodiversity in the Tennessee Valley.  We offer a variety of programs and events throughout the year that teach sustainable landscaping practices using plants that are native to our region.  We invite you to attend our programs and to become a member!




Fall & Winter Garden Maintenance
Roundtable Discussion

Monday, November 16
6:00pm Eastern Time
with Lyn Rutherford and Scotty Smith
FREE and Open to the Public
Virtual meeting via Zoom
Do you have questions about the basics of fall and winter native landscape maintenance? Join Lyn Rutherford, Green Infrastructructure Specialist for the City of Chattanooga, and Scotty Smith, Director of Land Conservation for Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center, for a Round Table Discussion. Staying connected to the land is so rewarding in Fall and Winter. And there are many landscaping tasks that are best performed this time of year. Let’s chat about pruning, planting, exotic invasive management, water management, and more.

Wild Ones “Round Table Discussions” are designed for beginner gardeners or folks new to native plants. Depending on the size of this Zoom meeting, we will be able to have open discussion with participants or answer your questions from the chat box. 

Save the Dates!
Plant Natives 2021!

Friday – Sunday, March 19-21, 2021
Virtual Symposium and Expo
Saturday, March 27, 2020
Outdoor Native Plant Sale
More information will be coming soon.

To view previous public programs, please visit our YouTube Channel.


To view more upcoming programs, click HERE


Check out our
2020 Certificate in Native Plants Classes

Information about more 2021 programs will be coming soon.