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Shore Juniper
Autumn Sage
Howard McMinn Manzanita
Shore Juniper

Common name:Shore Juniper
Botanical name:Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'

This improved form of the Junipreus conferta, the growth of this variety is more compact, with foliage that is a rich blue-green color.

Autumn Sage

Common name:Autumn Sage
Botanical name:Salvia greggii 'Alba'

This drought-tolerant, evergreen shrub is 4' tall x 4' wide and produces beautiful white flowers that bloom from spring to fall.

Howard McMinn Manzanita

Common name:Howard McMinn Manzanita
Botanical name:Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn

This shrub is highly appreciated for its decorative characteristics, which include a dense show of small, pale pink, urn-shaped flowers. Above all, it is the mahogany-red to brown bark (which peels beautifully) that is the major attraction. Its fruit resembles the tike apple, and the flowers contrast perfectly to the light green leaf (which can get rather tough). It blooms from late winter to spring. - Cornflower Farms

Designer: Connie Lefkowits

Long Walk to Tranquility

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Water Saving Tip:

Water-wise plants can be beautiful as well as practical.

Ask at your local nursery for the types of plants that have minimal watering needs.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.