Native Plant Sale

Late autumn through winter is the best time of year to plant in Southern California, especially if you are adding climate-appropriate and beautiful California native plants. The San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of California Native Plant Society (our local chapter) is holding its annual sale on November 4, 2017 from 9 am – 2pm at Eaton

Water Bill Blues

It is estimated that over 50% of residential water in California is used outdoors. With water rates rising quickly I decided to take a look at my bills to see how much they have risen, and how much I could save by converting more of my landscaped yard to water-conserving California native plants.The answer, however, is

Updates

Quick note to let you know that I continue to update lists and events. Orchid Black, Native Sanctuary, suggested a few excellent additions to the list of native plants that offer summer color (that’s not brown). Thanks to Orchid. Wanted to also mention a few upcoming events. Summer is over, whether the weather knows it