Suggested Reading

  • The American Meadow Garden: Creating a
    Natural Alternative to the Traditional Lawn (2009)
    John Greenlee and Saxon Holt; Timber Press, Inc.
  • California Gardener’s Guide, Volume II (2007) Nan Sterman; Cool Springs Press.
  • California Native Plants for the Garden (2005) Carol Bornstein, David Fross, and Bart O’Brien; Cachuma Press.
  • Designing with Succulents (2007) Debra Lee Baldwin; Timber Press.
  • Home Landcaping, California Region (2001) Roger Holmes and Lance Walheim; Creative Homeowner.
  • Landscape Plants for California Gardens (2010) Bob Perry; Land Design Publishing.
  • Landscaping with Stone, Paths & Walls, Water & Rock Gardens, Installation (2000) Marianne Lipanovich, editor; Sunset Books.
  • Making Garden Floors (2001) Paige Gilchrist; Lark Books.
  • Outside the Bungalow (1999) Paul Duchscherer and Douglas Keister; Penguin Studio.
  • Pat Welsh’s Southern California Organic Gardening: Month by Month (2009) Pat Welsh; Chronicle Books.
  • Reimagining the California Lawn: Water Conserving Plants, Practices and Design (2011) Carol Bornstein, David Fross and Bart O’Brien; Cachuma Press.
  • Succulents for the Contemporary Garden (2002) Yvonne Cave; Timber Press.
  • Sun Drenched Gardens, the Mediterranean Style, (2002) Jan Smithen and Lucinda Lewis; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • Sunset Western Garden Book (2001) Ed. Kathleen Norris Brenzel; Sunset Publishing Group.
  • Taylor's Guide to Water-Saving Gardening: A Sourcebook for Gardeners, (1990) Gordon P. DeWolf; Houghton Mifflin.
  • Tough Plants for California Gardens: Low Care, No Care, Tried & True Winners (2006) Felder Rushing; Cool Springs Press.
  • Water-Wise Plants for the Southwest (2010) Nan Sterman, Mary Irish, Judith Phillips and Joe Lamp'l; Cool Springs Press.