Category: California Native Plants
Kevin Alison details California desert plants and how they are used in the garden. Kevin covers the evolution of desert habitats and common adaptations of desert plants that allow them to survive and thrive in hot, dry climates. Kevin also highlights desert species that can be planted throughout the summer and add summer color to your garden!
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To avoid these easily recognizable and just plain ugly “syndromes,” let’s achieve functional beauty by exploring some key planning and planting principles. Consider the following points whether you are replacing existing turf, or working on a new design that might have traditionally been planted with turf, back “in the good old days.”
Planning and planting your garden and getting your California native plants off to a good start is the first fun step in creating your landscape. Long-term care, sometimes called “maintenance,” is more about connecting and engaging with your garden than working through a list of chores.