Parkway Gardening Class at Nopalito

On Saturday, August 21, 2010, I enjoyed giving a class at Nopalito Native Plant Nursery on parkway gardening with California native plants. The group was wonderful – engaged, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. (As always the presentation and a list of the plants shown on each slide can be found on my website, WeedingWildSuburbia. Please note: The […]

Low-Growing Parkway Plants Your City Will Love

As a native plant garden writer and consultant I receive many interesting questions about gardening with California native plants. In this continuing series (The Paintbrush, CNPS: San Gabriel Mountains Chapter:, “Native Plant Gardening Corner”) I share a few of these questions and answers with you. You may email your own questions to me at […]

Plant List (Parkway Plants)

Sorry for the botanical names but I don’t know how to use a table or link to a pdf. (Abbreviations: ps-part-sun; sh-shade) Achillea millefolium ‘Island Pink’ – sun/ps Aster chilensis ‘Point St. George’ – sun/ps Carex praegracilis – sun/ps Ceanothus ‘Centennial’ – sun/ps Ceanothus gloriosus ‘Heart’s Desire’ – sun/ps Ceanothus hearstiorum ‘Claremont’ (RSABG Intro) – […]