Get to Know Native Plants

Learn from our native plant specialist about native plants and invasive plant management.

Does your gardening group want to learn about native plants? Are you looking for someone to speak at a horticultural class? You can bring in our native plant specialist for a speaking event.

The owner of Front Stoop Gardens, LLC, Kate Brittenham, has given lectures throughout the Capital District and speaks on a range of native plant subjects, including:

  • Methods of invasive plant control & native plant substitutes
  • Best native plants for pollinators
  • Native plants for urban gardens
  • Native medicinal plants and herbs
  • Rewilding
  • Replacing your lawn
  • Designing any garden style with native plants
  • Using wild communities to successfully pair plants in design

Native Plant Education

Our team is flexible with our clients' needs. Let us know what we can do for you when it comes to native plant education. We can go so far as to create a specialized speaking engagement for your group, get you in touch with the native plant community, or identify the native plants on your property and create plant tags for your garden. Email us at or call us at 518-627-6289 today!

Previous Speaking Engagements

Drawing from years of experience in native plant consulting, landscape design and landscape installation, our team is dedicated to native plant education. Some of our previous speaking engagements include:

"Native Plants for Birds"
March 2023
Capital District Flower and Garden Expo

"Let's Take a Garden... Using native plants to create ecological home landscapes"
May 2023 & October 2023
Federated Garden Club of NYS Luncheon & Bethlehem Garden Club

"Your Garden is a Home (Habitat): Rethinking how we treat and design our home landscapes"
March 2023 & May 2023
Capital District Flower and Garden Expo & Kinderhook Garden Club

"Wilding Your Lawn"
May 2023
Voorheesville Public Library