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Restoration Resources

Welcome to the Audubon California's Kern River Preserve Restoration Resources web page.

This page is intended to give resources that can lead to more effective native restoration efforts on your own property and in your own communities.

While the listed nurseries may all be great, we cannot guarantee satisfaction with any vendor, please double check these references before making purchases.

Reference Books:

Where on Earth: A Guide to Specialty Nurseries and Other Resources for California Gardeners 1999. Nancy Conner, Barbara C. Stevens.

Gardening With a Wild Heart: Restoring California's Native Landscapes at Home. 1999. Judith Larner Lowry

The California Landscape Garden: Ecology, Culture, and Design. 1999. Mark Francis, Andreas Reimann, Yan Nascimbene

Natural Landscaping: Designing with Native Plant Communities. 2003.  John Diekelmann, Robert M. Schuster, Renee Graef (Illustrator)

Landscape Restoration Handbook. 1999. Donald Harker, United States Golf Association, New York Audubon Society

Native Plant Nurseries

Bitteroot Restoration Inc. --  Lincoln

Central Coast Wilds -- Santa Cruz -- state registered organic nursery

Cornflower Farms, -- Elk Grove  -- (916) 689-1015...

Dean's Greens -- Etiwanda -- (909) 899-1820

Far West Bulb Farm -- Grass Valley-- California Native bulbs.

Freshwater Farms, -- Eureka -- (707) 444-8261...

Garrison Foothill Nursery -- Upland (909) 949-9878

Intermountain Nursery, Prather -- (209) 855-3113...

Las Pilitas Nursery -- Escondido and Santa Margarita.-- (760) 749-5992 or (805) 438-5992

Larner Seeds -- Bolinas -- with a 17 year old native plant demonstration garden

Matilija Nursery -- Moorpark -- (805) 523-8604

Mendocino Natives Nursery, -- Boonville -- (707) 895-3853...

Mockingbird Nursery -- Riverside -- (951) 780-4571

Mostly Natives -- Marin County

Mt. Fuji Nursery -- Upland -- (909) 985-2219

Native Here Nursery -- Berkeley -- (510) 549-0211

Native Sons -- Arroyo Grande -- (805) 481-5996

North Coast Native Nursery -- Petaluma

O'Donnell's Fairfax Nursery -- Fairfax, Marin County -- (415) 453-0372) - website under development

Perrson's Nursery -- Pasadena -- (626) 792-6073

San Marcos Growers -- Santa Barbara -- (805) 683-1561

Suncrest Nurseries, Inc. -- Watsonville -- (831) 728-2595

Tarweed Nursery & Landscape -- Los Angeles -- (323) 663-0113

The Garden -- Pomona -- (909) 629-2062

Theodore Payne Nursery -- Southern California, located in the north San Fernando Valley, is a consistently good resource for plants of all sizes and for native plant seeds: (818) 768-1802

Tree of Life Nursery -- San Juan Capistrano (949) 728-0685

Yerba Buena Nursery -- Woodside

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