California Friendly®

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What is California Friendly®

A California Friendly garden is a garden that “fits” our Southern California climate.

It is a garden that does not rely on excessive artificial support, like copious amounts of water, nutrition, or even a gardener’s time and energy. In turn, a California Friendly garden is one that works with the environment around it – not polluting, contributing excessive waste, or spreading invasive plants.

A true California Friendly garden minimizes negative impacts on our environment and resources, and maximizes the natural benefits.

It thrives on rainwater, and keeps plant clippings and green waste onsite. It requires a minimum amount of product, time, money and resources to sustain it. In return, the California Friendly garden provides food and habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife.

CA Friendly Resources

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