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Books and Other Resources

If you're looking for even more information, there are several options for you to check out, including books and other conservation demonstration gardens

Books that may help you get ideas

  • "Flora of the Santa Ana River and Environs," by Oscar Clarke
  • "California Native Plants for the Garden" by Carol Bornstein, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien
  • "Care and Maintenance of Southern California Native Plant Gardens" by Bart O'Brien, Betsey Landis, and Ellen Mackey
  • "California Wildfire Landscaping" by Maureen Gilmer
  • "California Gardener's Guide, Volume II" by Nan Sterman

Other Conservation Gardens to visit

Other resources