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Tag: Native Grasses

Intermediate Gardening

Assuming you don’t spend more than a couple of days at a time near 100 in the summer but also don’t describe your general weather as having a coastal influence you probably fit into this intermediate category. In other words you aren’t constantly cool but you aren’t altogether melting either. Below is a condensed list of native plants that will do well in your region.

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The California Garden

The California garden is tended nature in miniature. It’s not about the plants. It’s about generosity. It’s about giving back to the land and giving oneself the pleasure and satisfaction of loving, getting involved, and tending a garden modeled after the natural beauty of the region.

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Handy Plant Respecifier

The Handy Plant “Respecifier” lists California natives that should replace common exotic ornamental landscape choices. These suggestions are only a small sample of the possibilities available

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Native Plantings for Slopes

For slope plantings you will need an array of plants that have different root depths in order to keep the slope intact. Check out our list of California native plants for your slopes.

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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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