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Additional Resources for California Plants and Landscaping:

  • California Native Plants for the Garden by Carol Bornstein, David Fross, Bart O'Brian
  • Care & Maintenance of Southern California Native Plant Gardens by Bar O-Brian, Betsey Landis, Ellen Mackey
  • Designing California Native Gardens by Glenn Keator, Alrie Middlebrook
  • Fire, Chaparral and Survival in Southern California by Richard W. Halsey
  • Gardening with a Wild Heart by Judith Larner Lowry
  • Low-Maintenance Gardens by Better Homes and Gardens
  • Natural by Design -- Beauty and Balance in Southwest Gardens by Judith Phillips
  • Plants of El Camino Real -- California Native Plants catalog by Tree of Life Nursery
  • Waterwise Gardening by Sunset
  • Xeriscaping --Planning and Planting Low-Water Gardens by Mark Rumary