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Category: Garden Planning Tools

Category: Garden Planning Tools

Ugly Is Not a Turf Replacement

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.”

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Butterfly Gardening

Attracting butterflies to your garden is a rewarding way to foster a healthy population of beneficial insects. Here, we have compiled a list of the best host and nectar sources for attracting California native butterflies.

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Spring Equinox 2022

Spring Equinox 2022 To mark The end of night, beginning of day And end of day, beginning of night Songs, morning and evening Phrases complex

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Plant It Right! (English and Spanish)

Mike Evans, walks you through the proper horticultural technique of how to plant a plant with success.
En este video, el presidente de Tree of Life Nursery, Mike Evans, lo guía a través de la técnica hortícola adecuada para plantar una planta con éxito garantizado.

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Designing With California Native Plants

Join Randi Gunder, Tree of Life Nursery’s in-house landscape designer, as she goes over the basics of California native plant design. Randi wants you to walk away from this workshop feeling inspired and confident when it comes to your native plant garden.

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Create & Care for a Natural Garden

As native plants become established and the garden starts to function as a whole, rather than a sum of parts, your involvement becomes that of a steward and participant. You will be tending the garden, not maintaining it.

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Plants of the Channel Islands

Kevin Alison introduces you to the unique species of California’s Channel Islands. Kevin also tells the natural history of these plants, some interesting evolutionary adaptations, and how these plants can be used in the natural garden.

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