Learn how to have a beautiful garden while conserving water in SLO County. Includes many example photos of tours and galleries, plant lists, fact sheets, resources and watering guide.
Learn from this Xerces Society information sheet which plants will support pollinators and beneficial insects throughout the year.
See lots of examples and resources on how to convert your lawn into a food garden. This site has some really good resources for learning about and getting started with permaculture gardening. All the resources on it are free, including an ebook, courses, forums, etc. Donations are voluntary.
Topiary is the horticultural practice of training perennial plants by clipping the foliage and twigs of trees, shrubs and subshrubs to develop and maintain clearly defined shapes, whether geometric or fanciful. Topiary designs can be a truly amazing art form. Learn which plants make the best topiaries.
From ideas as small as adding a bird bath to as large as planting a native oak tree, Doug Tallamy gives you 10 suggestions on how to make a difference in the lives of local wildlife.