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California native plant gardening and landscaping have tremendous positive impacts to our watersheds, to habitat recovery, and to curbing catastrophic wildfires. In particular, the resolution recognizes that home landscaping and gardening with native plants can cut residential water use from 60 to 90% over conventional gardening.

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(native gardening) Gorgeous mix of Mediterranean and California native plants in this low-water landscape designed by Arleen Ferrara of Satori Garden Design. Looks like a watercolor painting! I’d buy a print of this for my home. . . @ its-a-green-life

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California Native plant garden, including Sticky Monkey, Buckwheat, Salvia and Coyote Mint, surrounding the bird bath. Wildlife habitat. Butterfly and bee garden - design featured in the California Native Plant Society's 'Going Native Garden Tour.'

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from latimes.com

A frontyard is crafted to match a Greene & Greene Craftsman home in Pasadena

A new look: A frontyard is crafted to match a Craftsmans home in CA, melding gingkos and Japanese maples with California natives.

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from Pacific Horticulture Society

Just like Olivier

Two Californians in Olivier’s summer dry garden: wild buckwheat (Eriogonum) and California fuchsia (Epilobium canum)

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Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflower and Native Plants, California (photo via californianativeflora.com, from the 2010 Theodore Native Plant Garden Tour)

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