Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable Gardening

The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is committed to practicing, promoting and teaching about sustainable horticulture. Below are articles we've written on specific topics related to sustainable landscaping at home and on our campus. Enjoy!

 

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!

Public Plant Sale

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Public Plant Sale

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Public Plant Sale

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Member Appreciation Plant Sale

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Clearance Plant Sale

Fall Theme: DIY Pollinator Paradise

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Plant Sale

Fall Theme: DIY Pollinator Paradise

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Sustainable Gardening Toolkit

Sustainable Gardening Toolkit

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

Support California native bees with these 10 plants

Wed, April 04, 2018
The plants included here were selected based on information available through this work and that of others both in the Bay Area and the Sacramento Valley.  These plants were chosen for spring, summer and fall bloom, low to medium-low watering need, low maintenance requirements and the variety of bee species they attract.