TreePeople's Guide to Yards
Our urban forest, and our resilience against drought, includes your yard! Help us create a more sustainable Southern California by transforming and maintaining your yard into a gorgeous drought-resistant paradise. Our regional ecology is full of plants with bright flowers and healthy soils, not European grasses or rocks and cacti.
Half of urban water use goes towards outdoor irrigation. With these do-it-yourself solutions, you can help reduce the amount of water we waste.
Native Garden Kit
Looking to start your very own native plant garden? Purchase this kit and let TreePeople take the guesswork out of finding the right plants for you with our carefully curated selection of Southern California natives.
SoCal Native Garden E-book
Your one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to know about picking the right California native plants for your garden. From grasses, to flowers, to trees and more, let our 50 years of experience help you plant the garden of your dreams. Download the pdf here!
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4 Tips for Your Climate Ready Yard
Before you get your hands dirty, check out these four tips to grow the California native plant garden of your dreams!
Soil Maintenance - The Secret to Healthy Plants
One of the keys to maintaining native and climate-appropriate plants in your sustainable landscape is the health of the soil. Learn how healthy soil helps grow happy plants.
Need That Fall Color Fix?
It’s the season for red, orange, and gold! Find California native plants that you can add to your garden to bring a burst of autumn color to your yard.
More tips and tricks for your yard
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