||California Native Plant Society
Dedicated to the preservation of California Native Flora
Lots of related information and great links to
native plants nurseries
||California Native Plant Society Monterey Chapter
California Native Flora appreciation and education
through meetings, events, activities & field trips.
Concise local plant listings with images
||Monterey Regional Parks District
Find information about our local Locke Paddon
Community Park, Marina Dunes Preserve, and
South Monterey Bay
|University of California Master Gardeners
Many useful links toInformation, events and
||Monterey Bay Master Gardeners
Learn more about Master Gardeners in Monterey,
Santa Cruz and San Benito counties
||Marina Coast Water District
Useful links to information on water saving
including local nurseries featuring
native and drought tolerant plant selections
||Our Water Our World
A concise list of non-toxic pest control alternatives that can be used in the garden. In partnership with local agencies to reduce pollution runoff into our waterways by education and outreach.
||California Invasive Plant Council
provides an on-line brochure on invasive plant
species to avoid planting in your garden
||California Garden Clubs
Our parent organization - a confederation of
garden clubs through out California
||Local gardening tips and lore by writer Tom Karwin
||California Native Garden Foundation
provides classes, lectures, and workshops on water-wise gardening, 12 months of color in your garden, designing a native garden, native edibles, and more.
||Helpful information on how to replace your lawn, use less water & chemicals, save money.
||Vast database of plants in the US and its territories
with images and information
||Fruit trees for the backyard orchard
Catalog of fruit trees and shrubs for home gardens.
Tips on selection, pruning, planting, articles, photos