Category: California Native Plants
After stewing over this for around 10 years, Mike Evans will finally let off some steam and attempt to make some sense out of southern California’s “Mulch Madness” in his presentation “The Low Down Dirt on Mulch.” Watch Mike discuss what works and what doesn’t in regards to putting stuff on the surface of your soil in your native garden.
The following list of native plants contains some of the most beautiful, drought-adapted native foliage available. To feature these plants in your landscape, combine several species including trees, shrubs and ground covers for a silvery garden that glows in the moonlight or combine with a few evergreen staples for a more subtle gray theme.
honey bees aren’t the only pollinator that helps plants thrive. Southern California is a biodiversity hotspot, home to over 700 species of native bees. As urban development marches on, native plant gardens can be a crucial stepping stone for wild bees.