Landscaping without Invasive Plants

We recommend three brochures for anyone who wants to plant an invasive-free landscape:

  • Invasive Plants in Indiana: Pretty…Awful! Highlights the biggest thugs and lists others that pose a threat, with suggestions of what to do in your own landscape.  View the brochure
  • Landscape Alternatives for Invasive Plants of the Midwest  Prepared by the Midwest Invasive Plant Network. For every ornamental invasive plant commonly sold by nurseries, three or more noninvasive plants are suggested to enhance your landscape.  View the brochure  A free phone app is also available from MIPN.

For large orders of any brochure,  please pre-order at cost. Call The Nature Conservancy at 317-951-8818 or email

Look for Invasive-Free “Grow Native” Plant Sellers

Our Grow Native program rewards retailers who sell native plants and DO NOT sell invasive plants. You’ll find them at our online interactive Buy Native Directory. They’ll be carrying this logo: