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Here are a few of my favorite organizations and related books that  will 

provide helpfull information on our local trails, and ways to help our California native plants

and animals for future generations to enjoy.

Laura's Favorite Picks

Purple Sage
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I took a native plant landscaping class at Theodore Payne Foundation and this book really helped me select the right plant for the right place in my's my go -to book for native planting!

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I recently purchased this book and love the attention to native plant details! 


It  describes each CA native plant; how to successfully grow  them in your landscape, and the companion plants that help support them.

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My family spent hours during the stay-at-home quarantine,  sitting in our backyard identifying

our native bees using

this book!

It also gives you  suggestions on what flowers to  plant in your garden for improve 


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If you like watching and attracting butterflies, hummers and native bees this book is a motivator.  Stories of gardeners and their creative habitat gardens. 

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I like to include both native and non natives for seasonal color and  help provide

year-around nectar

plants for my hummers and butterflies and this book does it all! 

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