Rogue Native Plant Partnership Blog

January Native Plant of the Month: Lemmon’s needlegrass


Winter is when native bunchgrasses shine. After other understory plants lose their leaves and flowers, perennial bunchgrasses such as Lemmon’s needlegrass flare out from the earth while extending their root […]

Rogue Native Plant Partnership: 2020 Was No Match


Between moving to a dedicated seed storage facility, adapting to COVID and an unprecedented wildfire season, and stepping back to plan for the next five years, it’s been an eventful […]

December Plant of the Month: Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)


Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a common perennial herb known for its fragrant leaves and healing properties. This widespread plant is found throughout the Pacific Northwest and the Northern Hemisphere. […]

Native Plants Under Fire: RNPP December 2020 General Meeting Recap, Part 1


Blame it on 2020 – our attempt to record the General Meeting on December 8th was not successful. Fortunately, we were able to take good written notes, so in this […]

How To Find Your Soil Type


An important component of any habitat restoration plan is the soil type. Knowing what types of soil are present on the property will help you decide which plants will do […]

November Native Plant of the Month: Licorice Fern


RNPP has a Native Plant of the Month column in the Rogue Basin Partnership newsletter! You can find the full RBP November newsletter here, and our Native Plant of the Month Column copied […]

Seeding Your Site: Methods, Rates and More!


So far in our Restoration Best Practices blog post series, we’ve covered Developing an Ecological Restoration Plan and Site Preparation, which is particularly important if you’re planning to use native […]

Restoration Best Practices: Developing an Ecological Restoration Plan


Are you planning on engaging in ecological restoration on your land? If so, an important first step is to develop a plan. It doesn’t have to be complex, but it […]

Native Plant Grower Profile: Holly Mills


Holly Mills is one of the local wholesale growers providing plants for RNPP’s native plant sale this spring. Her background is in organic vegetable gardening but she made the transition […]

Native Plant Grower Profile: Taylor Starr from White Oak Farm & Education Center


We recently caught up with Taylor Starr, co-founder and Executive Director of White Oak Farm & Education Center in Williams, OR. Taylor is one of the growers of the native […]