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Tag: Functional Planting

Tag: Functional Planting

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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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

Mycorrhizal fungi are certain kinds of fungi which are specialized to colonize the roots of the majority of plants and form an organ called mycorrhiza.

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The Watershed Garden

The importance and application of creating a water conscious garden. In this presentation, Jodie describes designing and implementing a garden in concert with your local watershed.

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Silver Highlights

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.

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Coastal Gardening

Listed here are just some of the many plants that will give your garden it’s sense of place, identifying it as a coastal California paradise.

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Dry Shade

When landscaping unirrigated shady areas, such as under oak trees, you will enjoy a much greater success level by choosing the appropriate plant material. Here is a list of various drought-tolerant plants to select from to add just the right touch to that dark spot.

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