Native Plants for Your Garden: Creating a Wildlife Habitat in Your Own Backyard

Wednesday 15, 2023

Uli Lorimer

Uli Lorimer is the author of The Northeast Native Plant Primer: 235 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden, published by Native Plant Trust and Timber Press in May 2022. This essential handbook provides a guide to selecting native trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and groundcovers that will increase the ecological value of your garden by creating habitat for wildlife and supporting at-risk pollinators and other beneficial insects.

As the Director of Horticulture for Native Plant Trust, Uli Lorimer oversees the facilities and operations at Garden in the Woods and at Nasami Farm. Uli brings 20 years of experience working with native plants in public gardens with previous positions at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Wave Hill Garden, and the US National Arboretum. He is a tireless advocate for the use of native plants in designed spaces through his public speaking, writing, lectures, and media appearances. Uli feels most grounded with his hands in the soil.