LA Native Plant Source propagates plants native to the Los Angeles area for its own Southern Oak Woodland garden as well as offering them for sale to the local California native gardening community. All proceeds support the Theodore Payne Foundation.
If your gardening activities are calibrated to support local wildlife, there is very little you could do that will have a more positive impact on wildlife than preserving and promoting the health of a mature Coast Live Oak, each one of which attracts and supports a vast web of living things.
Humans may be the planet’s “preeminent weedy species,” but as stalwart California native gardeners, we have the power to liberate our small plots of land from the curse of anthropogenic weeds
The bright orange, maroon-spotted, lavishly petaled Spotted Humboldt Lily is almost preposterously flamboyant, looking like something you’d find growing in a tropical jungle that somehow lost its way and ended up in the relatively stark landscape of Southern California’s mountain ranges.