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Native Grasses

Many native grasses here in California are drought tolerant. Listed below are some of our favorite California native grasses.

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Native Plant Groundcovers

The low-growing, spreading habit of certain California natives make them ideal groundcovers for planting in masses on slopes, in the front of mixed border plantings,

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Poolside Plants

A drought tolerant poolscape of mixed native plants is an appropriate way to add softness, texture and beauty to your backyard oasis.

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Essay #5 Inspiration Along The Way

The inspiration for our built environment comes from the cultural and natural histories of California. Our garden designs are inspired by nature.

But people are our real source of lasting inspiration.

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Edible Native Plants

When you think of how you connect to your native garden, you may not immediately think of it as a place you find something to nibble on. Learn more about edible native California plants for your garden.

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Mycorrhizae

What Are Mycorrhizal Fungi? Mycorrhizal fungi are certain kinds of fungi which are specialized to colonize the roots of the majority of plants and form

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Shady With Katie

Katie will go over some of our favorite California shade plants that can be planted all year long. Learn how to brighten dark areas of your garden and bring color and seasonal interest to those space.

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