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Our nursery grows
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wildly diverse plants
On-site division for wetland restoration
for the
Lilium rubescens
and novice
Lasthenia in Oakland
for the urban
weed warrior
Limonium californicum
and restoration specialist.
transplanting seedlings
epilobium canum
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 Bare root bulbs now available – see on-line inventory
Covid 19 update 6/19/21: The nursery is an outdoor venue with no enclosed spaces and all workers have been fully vaccinated. You are most welcome to shop or browse during regular hours. The on-line Shopping Cart  is also available.

About our nursery

We grow and sell California native plants for:

  • home gardeners
  • landscapers
  • habitat restoration
  • garden and landscape design
  • and more!


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Purple needle grass (Stipa pulchra) in a garden setting evokes a sense of a wilder place. The flowers have a slight tinge of purple and a lovely silvery shimmer seen en masse from a distance, creating a pleasing effect on the spring breeze. In a mixed border with annual wildflowers, perennials and native “bulbs”, purple needle grass gives the feeling of time spent wandering in the hills. Many of us never think much about grasses but somehow feel comforted when our grassland cloaked hills turn green at the onset of winter rain. As spring stretches into summer, distinct clumps of this perennial bunch grass extend two- three foot long flowering stems above their leaf blades. The flowers of a grass look from a distance like already formed seed. But if …
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