Helpful Websites and Native Plant Gardeners, Landscapers and Landscape Designers servicing the Bay Area
California Native Plant Society: www.cnps.org
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: www.cnplx.info
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: www.watershednetwork.org
A great site for keeping up on watershed related events and resources.
Requires registration (free for 30 days). Provides information on native and introduced wild plants in California.
EBRPD Plants List: www.ebparks.org/stewardship/plants/checklist
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 www.cnps.org
courtesy of CNPS
Jepson Manual Species Treatments: ucjeps.berkeley.edu
Jepson manual keys for species and distribution maps.
Las pilitas nursery: www.laspilitas.com
Species descriptions and guidance on how to select the right plant for the right place.
The Urban Creeks Council: www.urbancreeks.org
Information on protection of creeks and good resource regarding regulations applying to creek restoration and creekside property owners.
Wildflowers of Southern California: www.callutheran.edu
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, Rick Alatorre
A garden design and installation business specializing in California natives and lawn replacment.
3101 Roosevelt Avenue, Richmond CA 94804
A Sense of Place
Landscape Art & Design
Brian Whyte Designs
Garden design & consultation, specializing in eco-friendly gardens
Site designs, planting plans, installations, ecological design, drystack stonework
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.
Earthly Sites, Ingrid Martin www.earthlysites.com
Earth Wise Garden Design, Build + Care. I am certified Bay Friendly, use organic & sustainable practices whenever possible and specialize in Mediterranean and Native plants.
East Bay Wilds, Pete Veilleux www.eastbaywilds.com
Landscape design, installation, maintenance. Specialties: native plants, stonework, fences, decks, arbors/trellises. Native plant nursery
Mary Fisher Garden Design www.maryfishergardendesign.com
Goodscapes, Peter Good
Fleck, Allison, Simply Perfect Gardens
Working with you to create your simply perfect native garden.
743 Cheryle Dr.
Benicia, CA 94510
The Garden Artisan
Fine Ecological Landscaping. “We see your garden through your eyes”
Jillian Steinberger, M.A., Head Gardener/Garden Planner
Madrono Landscape Design Studio, Geoff Coffey www.madrono.org
Marco Marchesini Good Garden Design
Pt. Richmond, CA
The Naturals, Robyn Gregg & Mauro Rubina
Landscape Design, Environmental Planning
Organic Landscape consultation, specialty: natives/irrigation
Marin County (415) 388-1160
Second Nature Design, Alma Hecht
Sustainable Landscape Design, Environmental Planning for the garden and home.
Native Sage, Christine Schneider
Walking Tree Design, Afia Walking Tree
Sustainable tools for life. Specializing in garden design and maintenance using what you already have and creating beauty
Wild Natives, Julie Swift
Native and food plant focused Landscape Design, Fine Gardening and Consultation.
Vortex Water Features, Ronald DeGeorge www.vortexwaterfeatures.com