Water Wise Plants and Vegetation

 

Growing Native

Articles about native California plants, landscaping, California plant care, gardening and tips on plant ecology.

http://www.growingnative.com/

 

California Native Plant Society

By gardening with native plants, you can bring the beauty of California into your own landscape while also receiving numerous benefits.

Why Garden With California Native Plants

 

 

Theodore Payne Foundation California Native Plant

This presentation explains the importance of California native plants in maintaining a healthy Southern California ecosystem.

California Native Plants Presentation

 

California Native Plant Library

The California Native Plant Wiki is an information resource created by the Theodore Payne Foundation to help garden with California native plants.

CA Native Plant Wiki

 

Plant Guides for Garden Needs

The Theodore Payne Foundation provides a guide of plants to fit very specific garden needs; ranging from attracting hummingbirds to erosion control.

Plant Guide for Garden Needs

 

California Friendly Gardens

Be Water Wise presents a photo and inspiration gallery of beautiful California Friendly gardens.

CA Garden Gallery

 

Planning Your CA Garden in Seven Steps

Be Water Wise provides a list of seven easy steps to create a California Friendly Garden.

Planning Your CA Garden

 

The Council for Watershed Health Plant Profiler

This image and information database includes sixty of the regions most useful native landscape plants. Search by common or scientific name of any given plant.

Plant Profiler Database

 

 

Southern California Based Nurseries

 

Native Plant Retailers Database

http://www.bewaterwise.com/retailers.html

 

Theodore Payne Nursery

            818-768-1802

10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352

            http://theodorepayne.org/nursery/

 

Matilija Nursery

            805-523-8604

8225 Waters Road, Moorpark, CA 93021

http://www.matilijanursery.com/

 

Tree of Life Nursery

949-728-0685

33201 Orega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

http://www.californianativeplants.com/

 

Las Pilitas Native Plant Nursery

            760-749-5930

8331 Nelson Way, Escondido, CA 92026

http://www.laspilitas.com/

 

Whole Sale Nurseries

         

El Nativo Growers, Inc.

            626-969-8449

            http://www.elnativogrowers.com/

 

Recon Native Plants, Inc.

            619-423-2284

http://www.reconnativeplants.com/

 

San Marcos Growers

            805-683-1561

http://www.smgrowers.com/

 

Monrovia Nursery

customercare@monrovia.com

http://www.monrovia.com/

 

Excellent Plant and Garden Resources

 

Urban Forest and Ecosystems Institute: Select a Tree

The site provides a useful database that helps with tree identification and selection.

http://selectree.calpoly.edu/

 

Statewide Integrated Pest Management

Solve your pest problems with UC Davis’ best science.

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/

 

 

 

Oregon State University: Landscape Plants

This site contains images, identification and information on over 1,700 plants.

http://oregonstate.edu/dept/ldplants/

 

Calflora- Search for Plants

Searchable database of all 8375 currently recognized vascular plants in California.

http://www.calflora.org/

 

UC Riverside Botanical Gardens

The Gardens is a living plant museum with more than 3,500 plant species from around the world for researchers to see and study.

http://gardens.ucr.edu/

 

Arbor Day Foundation

            http://www.arborday.org/

 

The University and Jepson Herbaria Plant Portal

The University and Jepson Herbaria of the University of California at Berkeley are two collections of pressed plants housed together along with research labs, libraries, and archives.

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/