With a little love and the right information, your native garden can be a joy to maintain. In more than 50 as a native plant society, we’ve learned a lot about how to avoid mistakes and keep our landscapes healthy — and the learning never stops. Read on for helpful tips and a few important cautions.
Compared to introduced plants, locally native California plant species are likely to be less troubled by native “pest” organisms because they have co-evolved.
Learn when and how to prune to keep your landscape healthy and looking great!
Keep pests in check by allowing natural predator populations to control the problem for you.
Keep invasive plants out! They threaten California’s native biodiversity and ecosystems.