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LANDSCAPING WITH NATIVE PLANTSFourth Edition of the originalWild Ones Handbook Wild Ones is a direct outgrowth of a natural landscaping workshop offered by the SchlitzAudubon Center of Milwaukee, Wis., in 1977. A nucleus of nine people became intensely interested inthis new concept of native plants as an alternative to lawns. A camaraderie developed during the lectures, tours, anddigs, but it was two years later that an organization sprouted. Gini Lindow had a ‘wild’ idea that blossomed intoWild Ones—Natural Landscapers, Ltd. Our resi-dent expert, Lorrie Otto, taught us much aboutthe natural landscaping philosophy—organizingyard tours to help us with planning our yards.We are no common ‘garden variety’ gardenclub, but a fast-growing, not-for-profit organi-zation encouraging natural yards with a sensi-tivity to land use in harmony with Nature. Chapter winter programs include how-to-do-it sessions, seed exchanges, and presentations by experts in prairie, woodland, and wetlandrestoration,...