Common name:Coast Live Oak
Botanical name:Quercus agrifolia
The Coast Live Oak is an evergreen round headed tree. It can reach 15'-40' high and 20' wide; it grows very well from the coastal areas to the interior valleys. It is native to California, is drought tolerant, and attracts butterflies. -Cornflower Farms
Common name:Myer's Asparagus, Foxtail Fern
Botanical name:Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers'
An evergreen groundcover, the 'Myers' also makes an excellent hanging basket plant when larger in size. Its formal looking fronds have an even, spiral arrangement of leaflets. It is damaged by severe frosts, and looks best with at least occasional watering. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Common name:Dalmation Bellflower
Botanical name:Campanula portenschlagiana
The Dalmation Bellflower is a mounding, deciduous perennial that forms a curtain of purple flowers often blooming in waves throughout the year. It should be grown in areas with sun to partial shade. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Common name:Boston Ivy
Botanical name:Parthenocissus tricuspidata
This deciduous vine grows leaves that are usually lobed and divided into 3 leaflets. It clings tightly to any surface.
Common name:Fuchsia Hybrids
Botanical name:Fuchsia X hybrida
The Fuchsia hybrids are tender evergreen shrubs or scrambling vines that are well known for their beautiful flowers. -Monterey Bay Nursery
Common name:Chinese Fringe Flower
Botanical name:Loropetalum chinese
This shade-loving, evergreen, rounded shrub is 3' high and 5' wide with apple green foliage and a profusion of white fringed flowers in the spring.
Common name:Giant Chain Fern
Botanical name:Woodwardia fimbriata
The Giant Chain Fern is a large fern that grows 4'-8' tall. It can tolerate full sun but does best in some shade. This fern is native to California and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms
General Four 6
Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.
Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.