The Plant Hunter, Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

Pioneering horticulturalist Benny Simpson led the crusade for using native Texas plants in landscapes.

By Sheryl Smith-Rodgers

Excerpt: In his 43 years of plant hunting, Simpson collected and experimented with more than 500 species. Thanks to him and his followers, many nurseries nowadays stock countless native flowers, shrubs and trees. Wasowski, Nokes and many others have written books on the subject. You may even tend your own wildscape or nativescape. Full Article >>

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