Fall Native Planting Season
By growing native plants, we have the power to support wildlife, save precious resources and connect more deeply with our local environment — all while creating beautiful landscapes that celebrate California.
Fall is the best time to plant native plants and this season. Read on for helpful information and resources to start your native garden today.
The right plants for your location
Selecting the right native plants for your location is the first and possibly most important step to creating a successful native plant garden. Using Calscape.org, you can:
- Search by location, plant name, water needs, and more
- Get detailed plant information and growing tips
- Create and share your own plant lists
- Find nurseries near you and check available inventory
Using Calscape is easy!
Create your account01
Create personalized plant lists for your projects and share them with others!
Find native plants for your locations02
Search plants for your location and criteria. Add them to your list and download it to bring to the nursery.
Look up a nursery near you03
Time to shop! Use the interactive map to find native plant nurseries near you.
Starting small is okay!
You don’t have to re-do your whole yard to enjoy native plant gardening. Check out the CNPS regional planting guides for plant lists and project recommendations you can do in a weekend. From a sunny pollinator bed to an entry way planting, we’ve got you covered.
Diving into Calscape.org
Discover the plants of your Neighborhood
Native Gardening 101: Watering Native Plants
How do you water like nature?
The California Native Plant Society is dedicated to celebrating California’s native plant heritage and preserving it for future generations.