Arboretum All-Stars

Drought Resources

Drought Resources 

This page contains links to multiple resources that can help with your effort to save water, create your own low-water landscape and more!

Sustainable Gardening Toolkit

Sustainable Gardening Toolkit

The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is committed to practicing, promoting and teaching about sustainable horticulture.

Tried and True and Lots That's New

Wed, September 20, 2017
Taylor Lewis, nursery manager for the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, shares the plants he loves that will also be available at their Fall 2017 plant sales. His picks include plants for dry shade and sun, Australian natives, California natives and mangaves.

Zagory receives horticulture award

Mon, June 27, 2016
Each year the California Horticultural Society awards someone who has made a significant contribution to horticulture in California. This year, the honor went to our own Ellen Zagory, Director of Public Horticulture, for her work on developing and promoting Arboretum All-Stars.

IN THE NEWS: Fall is time to replace lawns, gardens with water-wise plants

Fri, November 06, 2015
If you allowed your lawn to die this summer to save water, now is the time to replace it with water-wise landscape plants, say landscape specialists from UC Davis. Autumn, with its cooler weather and anticipated winter rains, is the best time in most areas of California for landscape planting.

Fall plant sales feature Arboretum All-Stars

Mon, October 19, 2015
The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is celebrating 10 years of UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars with a large selection of Arboretum All-Star plants, California natives, and other regionally-appropriate plants at the upcoming plant sales!