California Wild lilac (Ceanothus)

Plants we like
California Wild lilac (Ceanothus)

This one likes the sun and a well-drained soil, so it’s the perfect drought tolerant addition to your garden. Its dark, evergreen leaves make an excellent hedge and it’s beautiful blue clusters of flowers in summer will attract every beneficial bee in your neighborhood.
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WEdesign Recommends

Things we recommend (or simply think are cool!)

Books / magazines:

Sunset’s Western Garden Book
Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway
The Permaculture Activist


Seattle Tilth
Phinney Neighborhood Center


Raintree Nursery


Permaculture Institute
Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead