Neil Diboll, Consulting Ecologist

Neil Diboll consulting ecologist

A pioneer in the native plant industry and recognized internationally as an expert in native plant ecology, Neil Diboll has dedicated his life to the propagation of native plants, promoting their benefits and furthering their use in gardens, landscapes and restoration projects. His work emphasizes aesthetics, sustainability, and ecological compatibility with the land. The essence of Neil’s philosophy is that we, as stewards of the planet, must work to preserve and increase the diversity of native plants and animals, with which we share our world. The protection of our natural heritage and our soil and water resources is essential to maintaining a high quality of life for today, and for future generations to come. In 2013 Neil was the recipient of the Great American Gardeners Award from the American Horticultural Society. Learn more about the consulting process with Neil.

New Book Announcement

The Gardeners Guide to Prairie Plants, Neil's new book co-authored with Hilary Cox, will hit the digital bookshelves this March. The ultimate reference for everyone passionate about native plants and prairie restoration is 665 pages with 1278 color plates. Order yours today! Available from various sellers.

Speaking Engagements

A frequent lecturer and radio guest, Neil’s love of native plants is contagious. Neil is a regular keynote speaker on topics such as establishing prairie meadows, designing with native plants and the many benefits of converting resource-intensive landscapes into self-sustaining ecological sanctuaries. Contact Neil about scheduling for your event.

Neil Diboll on "Nature Revisited, the Podcast"

Neil Diboll on PBS Wisconsin's University Place

Neil Diboll on Wisconsin Public Radio

Over the years, Neil has been a regular guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Garden Talk.” Listen to his 'call-in' conversations, archived on Wisconsin Public Radio’s website:

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