Native plant gardening is both art and science. As we learn more as individual gardeners and as a Society, we’re coming together to bring the latest perspectives and information to you. The CNPS Expert Horticulture Committee represents decades of collective native plant horticulture experience and helps to guide CNPS horticulture content and advice. We invite you to learn more about our experts and join us in our efforts to restore nature one garden at a time!
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CNPS chapters each spring to host dozens of garden tours up and down the state. Thousands of Californians are able to tour real native gardens thanks to the generous hosts.
As Californians it’s our responsibility to use water wisely, and in our landscapes, California native plants offer both beautiful natural resource conservation and habitat benefits.
Been reading about the insect apocalypse and declining monarch butterfly populations? Find out why native insects important, and how to support them in a garden.