We increase pollinator habitats and create local beauty for DC residents.
DC Natives supports a healthy climate by increasing pollinator habitats and creating the local beauty we believe every resident deserves.
DC Natives’ is a step by step approach to creating habitats. Every small project contributes to a beautiful, aggregated whole. DC Natives hopes these gardens will foster a love of gardening and a deeper understanding of the environmental significance of pollinators. We offer the gardens as a vehicle to help bridge communities, underscoring the shared environment that connects us and the importance of collaboration to improve it.
DC Natives is a city-wide collaboration. We respond to local need and the direction of our neighborhood partners.
Thorne is a DC native with many years of experience in landscape design and project management. She brings a broad knowledge of the local natural environment, the importance of pollinators and has witnessed the evolution of many local neighborhoods.
Sally is a longtime DC resident with a commitment to improving equity and access to resources for all people. Trained as an urban planner and a social worker, she has a background in nonprofit organizations and operations. Sally is also a vegetable and flower gardener.