Resources 2017-12-01T13:00:43+00:00

California Native Garden Foundation:
CNGF is a non-profit educational, research, and resource organization that promotes gardening with California native plants and encourages sustainability. Devoted to educating the public, we offer grants to schools to replace asphalt with native gardens.

California Native Plant Society:
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California’s native plants.

California Native Plant Link Exchange:
CNPLX is a collection of links to websites with information about California native plants, indexed by scientific name. You can also find which nurseries carry the plants you’re looking for.

An online database of 33,312 photos, mostly California plants, from Brousseau, the Cal. Academy, and others.

California Watershed Network:
A great site for keeping up on watershed related events and resources.

Registration is free. Provides information on native and introduced wild plants in California.

Calflora Planting Guide:
A new web application to help with the process of selecting locally appropriate native plants.

EBRPD Plants List:
Lists of wild plants that can be found at various East Bay Regional Parks. Indexed by park name.

Guidelines For Landscaping To Protect Native Vegetation From Genetic Degradation
courtesy of CNPS

Jepson Manual Species Treatments:
Jepson manual keys for species and distribution maps.

Las Pilitas Nursery:
Species descriptions and guidance on how to select the right plant for the right place.

SF Plant Finder:
A plant database for creating habitat in San Francisco.

Wildflowers of Southern California:
A photographic gallery of Southern California’s wildflowers from the chaparral, desert, mountain, and north coast. Indexed by Common, Scientific and Family names.

Alatorre Garden Design and Installation
A garden design and installation business specializing in California natives and lawn replacement.
Rick Alatorre
3101 Roosevelt Avenue, Richmond CA 94804

A Sense of Place
Landscape Art & Design
Janet Hankinson

Bay Wise Gardens
Design, Install, Maintenance. California Native and Drought Tolerant Plants.
Lauren Bennett (Past Asst Project Manager at The Watershed Nursery)

bwd gardens inc.
Garden design & consultation, specializing in eco-friendly gardens
1614 Elm St
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Site designs, planting plans, installations, ecological design, drystack stonework
Anita Bueno

Caldwell, Jeffrey, Horticultural Specialist
Specializes in native plants and wildlife habitat gardens including ecological restoration.  Services include Wildlife Gardens, Consultation, Design, Maintenance, and Plant lists.

Cordero, Matt, Garden Design, Installation & Maintenance
Specializes in Ponds, Stonework, Garden Structures, Irrigation, Planting, Bamboo Fencing.

Earthly Sites
Earth Wise Garden Design, Build + Care. I am certified Bay Friendly, use organic & sustainable practices whenever possible and specialize in Mediterranean and Native plants.
Ingrid Martin

East Bay Wilds
Landscape design, installation, maintenance. Specialties: native plants, stonework, fences, decks, arbors/trellises. Native plant nursery
Pete Veilleux

Mary Fisher Garden Design

Garden Design by Bryan Van Derhyden
Landscape design, including native plants, drought tolerant landscapes, functioning ecological based gardens such as food forest edible gardens including insectary plants.
Peter Good

Simply Perfect Gardens
Working with you to create your simply perfect native garden.
Allison Fleck
743 Cheryle Dr.
Benicia, CA 94510

The Garden Artisan
Fine Ecological Landscaping. “We see your garden through your eyes”
Head Gardener/Garden Planner
Jillian Steinberger, M.A.

Gribbin, Mary

Madrono Landscape Design Studio
Geoff Coffey
San Francisco, Ca
tel 415.462.0489
fax 415.285.2240

Good Garden Design
Marco Marchesini
Pt. Richmond, CA

Planted Earth, Design Build Co.
Masonary, Hardscape, Drainage
Michael McFadden
Landscape Architect #4696, contractor #858082
510-868-2733 x2

McGee, Suzanne
Landscape Artist

The Naturals
Robyn Gregg & Mauro Rubina

Oak Hill Landscape Design
Alan Good
Native Plantings, Design & Installation

Pearsall, Mary
Landscape Design, Environmental Planning

Post, April
Organic Landscape consultation, specialty: natives/irrigation
Marin County (415) 388-1160

Second Nature Design
Sustainable Landscape Design, Environmental Planning for the garden and home.
Alma Hecht

Native Sage
Christine Schneider

Vieira, Claudia

Walking Tree Design
Sustainable tools for life. Specializing in garden design and maintenance using what you already have and creating beauty
Afia Walking Tree

Wild Natives
Landscaping sustainably with natives, low-maintenance/low-water, and pollinator supporting plants. As always, we are completely organic, gardening with the soil food web in mind.
Julie Swift

Wild Rose Gardens
Sustainable Landscape Company, Licence #91574
Rosemary Zappulla

Stone Tree, Richard Stone
Professional Tree Care, ISA Certified Arborist WE-2245A
2104 Bluerock Circle, Concord, CA 94521
(925) 798-2094

Vortex Water Features, Ronald DeGeorge