Front View of nursery

Our mission is to supply native, cold resistant and drought tolerant plants. I also provide my customers information about the plants I carry and educate homeowners in the mountain areas of San Diego about native and non-native plants used to replenish vegetation lost from drought, oak and pine beetles and fires.

A drought resistant border planting
A beautiful border that meets our local challenges:

Homeowners in the mountain areas must address many challenges in order to grow plants successfully on their properties. The plants they purchase need to be cold hardy, able to withstand strong Santa Ana winds and preferably be drought tolerant and fire resistant.

annual favorites: California Poppies

Perennials can fill a colorful border from Spring through Fall

Spanish lavender and blue flax often reseed themselves in my garden.

A colorful border using drought resistant plants.

Drought tolerant plantings can be colorful:

We have many suitable plants low watering requirements.

About Lori:

The nursery's owner, Lori, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Cal Poly at Pomona. She has been working in the field of horticulture since 1979.

Lori has worked in retail and wholesale nurseries, landscape architecture firms, with landscape contractors, the National Forest Service in reforestation, utility vegetation management, interior plantscaping. She also served an internship with the San Diego Zoo.

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