Gardening With Natives

Get Your Free Native Planting Guide for San Francisco and Northern San Mateo Counties

Wondering what to plant in your San Francisco and San Mateo county garden? Take advantage of the list of local native plants in our free planting guide. Native plants conserve water, provide vital habitat and resources for wildlife, while reinforcing our local coastal identity. Interesting in every season, native gardens provide a window into the world of pollination and bird /plant interaction. From gorgeous Checkerspot and Swallowtail butterflies to little-noticed solitary bees and native ants, vibrant pink Clarkia and dainty beach strawberry plants hum with insects and the many birds that eat them. Use the articles below as a resource to help get your native garden up and buzzing fast.

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Native Plant Gardening in San Francisco’s Back Yards

By Pinky Kushner | 0 Comments

The CNPS Yerba Buena Chapter is proud to announce a new gardening-for-wildlife project called Back Yard Natives. San Francisco is unusual in its back yard […]

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