Resource Page for Native Plants

California Native Garden
Gardening/Growing Natives

www.wildscaping.com  Wildscaping(!)

www.cnplx.info  California Native Plant Link Exchange

www.growingnative.com  Growing Native

www.theodorepayne.org  Theodore Payne Foundation

www.ipm.ucdavis.edu  UC Pest Notes

Nurseries (Often with Gardening content!)

www.californianativeplants.com  Tree of Life Nursery, San Juan Capistrano

www.laspilitas.com  Las Pilitas Nursery, Santa Margarita and Escondido

www.theodorepayne.org  Theodore Payne Foundation, Sun Valley

www.matilijanursery.com  Matilija Nursery, Moorpark

www.nativeson.com  Native Sons, Arroyo Grande (wholesale but nice site)

www.moosacreeknursery.com  Moosa Creek Nursery San Diego County

www.elnativogrowers.com  El Nativo Growers, (Wholesale nice site)

www.larnerseeds.com/  Larner Seeds (up north but great seed collector and lady)

Gardens (Visit them and learn)

www.rsabg.org  Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont

www.sbbg.org  Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara

www.conejogarden.com  Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, Thousand Oaks

www.goldenwestcollege.edu/garden  GWCNG! Just starting site

fullertonarboretum.org  Not all native-but two gardens are

www.shipleynature.org/index.html  Native plants, wildlife & ed. programs

http://www.longbeach.gov/park/park-and-facilities/parks-centers-pier/el-dorado-nature-center/nature-programs/  Garden leans towards the wild side-lovely

www.rancholosalamitos.com/renovations native_garden/index.html  A restored native garden-opened 2009

www.acornnaturalists.com  Naturalist’s business is surrounded by native landscape

www.encenter.org  Garden w/hands-on experiences

Habitat

nathistoc.bio.uci.edu/bflyplnt.htm  Butterflies and their Larval Foodplants

www.seaandsageaudubon.org  All about OC’s birds

www.buglogical.com  Buglogical Control Systems (beneficial insects)

http://www.helpabee.org/  Urban Bee Gardens – Native bees are neat!

Blog/or Blog-like

www.jeffreycaldwell.blogspot.com  Jeffery Caldwell blog

www.calnativeplants.blogspot.com  California Native Plant PR

occnps.wordpress.com  OC-CNPS Blog

www.wildsuburbia.blogspot.com  Wild Suburbia

gardennatives.blogspot.com  Name says it all

http://rogersgardens.com/creating-a-california-friendly-garden-by-ron-vanderhoff/  Green Thoughts by Ron Vanderhoff – Thoughtful articles re: sustainable landscapes

http://www.ethnoherbalist.com/southern-california-native-plants-medicinal/ author Dr. Kevin Curran

Organizations (w/primary interest in native plants, often conservation related)

www.cnps.org  California Native Plant Society

www.occnps.org  All the news from the local chapter!

www.californiaoaks.org  California Oak Foundation

www.cnga.org  California Native Grass Association

www.cal-ipc.org  Calif. Invasive Plant Council

www.californiachaparral.com  The Calif. Chaparral Institute

Of Interest (may be out of area)

www.yerbabuenanursery.com  Yerba Buena Nursery (one of the first)

www.larnerseeds.com  Larner Seeds (nice site)

www.nativeplants.org  Friends of Tilden Botanic Garden (informative)

calphotos.berkeley.edu/flora  Cal Photos (what a site of images!)

www.kumeyaay.info/southern_calif_indigenous_plants.html  Native uses of Calif. Plants

hearstmuseum.berkeley.edu  Native uses and good images

www.californiachaparral.com  The California Chaparral Institute – Chaparral-fascinating!

https://www.facebook.com/Santa-Ana-Mountains-Natural-History-Association-230723810345577/  The Santa Ana Mountains Natural History Association – Learn about OC wildlands

Favorite Books related to Native Horticulture

California Landscape Gardens  (UC Press) Francis and Reiman

California Native Plants for the Garden  (Cachuma press) Bart O’Brien, Carol Bornstien, David Fross

Care and Maintenance of Southern California Gardens  by O’Brien, Landis, Mackey

Ceanothus (Timber Press) Fross & Wilken

Designing California Native Gardens  (UC Press) Keator & Middlebrook

Gardening with a Wild Heart  (UC Press) Judith Larner

Landscape Ideas of Jays  (UC Press) Judith Larner

Native Treasures  (UC Press) Nevin Smith

Wild lilies, irises,and grasses-Gardening w/ Cal. Monocots  (UC Press) Harlow & Jakob, eds