Gardening and Landscaping with California Native Plants

Photo credit: John Orcutt

Whether you are a beginner or an expert, these materials are for you: they offer information, expert advice and design ideas as well as plant information on a variety of topics. Whether it is a brochure about a particular plant or ideas on how to remove an over-thirsty lawn, look here for one and two-page quick reference guides. 

Living in such a unique area we feel compelled to share information and pool knowledge. Please review these materials and download them as needed. If you have any ideas for further research or more brochures, please send an email to gardening@cnpssd.org

Aromatic Native Plants (pdf)

Butterfly Garden (pdf)

California Floristic Province (pdf)

Ceanothus (pdf)

Clay Soil (pdf)

Easy to Grow (pdf)

GERMINATION

Lawn Removal (pdf)

Native Plant Benefits (pdf)

Our Soils (pdf)

Parking Strip Option 1 (pdf)

Parking Strip Option 2 (pdf)

Perennial Garden (pdf)

Planting Your New Native (pdf)

Replacing Ice Plant (pdf)

Slope Planting (pdf)

Watering Natives (pdf)

What are Natives? (pdf)

Wildlife (pdf)

 

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