IDEAS FOR DESIGNING WITH NATIVE PLANTS


NATIVE PLANTS FOR SHADE GARDENS

STRIKING FALL COLOR

Note that because of the daily irrigation routine at nurseries, container plants rarely exhibit their potential for fall color---but when they do become established in your garden, you're in for a treat............Also, very generally speaking, plants in full sun tend to have fall color with more reds or oranges. In the shade, fall color tends to be more yellow.

PLANTS THAT ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES OR BENEFICIAL INSECTS TOP 7 BIRD ATTRACTANTS EVERGREEN SHRUBS AND TREES FOR BLOCKING OUT YOUR NEIGHBORS EASY-TO-GROW EVERGREEN GROUNDCOVERS VERY SHOWY FLOWERING SHRUBS CREATE A FLOWERY MONTANE MEADOW RESTORE RIPARIAN HABITAT AROUND A POND OR CREEK CREATE A BOTANIC GARDEN OF PLANTS OF THE EASTERN SIERRA AND GREAT BASIN CREATE A FOOTHILL NATIVE GRASSLAND AND WILDFLOWER FIELD DEER RESISTANT (not deer proof) PLANTS

This list comes with a big disclaimer-even deer resistant plants are often palatable to deer when first brought home from the nursery, i.e., tender & succulent. Protect with fencing or netting until established. Areas with tame deer, e.g., Alta Sierra, Lake Wildwood, LOP will have more trouble. Plants with a strong-scented fragrance are often deer-resistant. Many plants have never been tested, but these have: