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This page features a list of garden center and nursery listings with contact details in and around Corona, California.
Looking for a landscaper? This page features listings of landscape designers near Corona.
The University of California Cooperative Extension website for Riverside county includes articles on plant cultivation and gives information on master gardener courses and schedules of gardening events and workshops.
The website of University of California Riverside Botanic Gardens provides elaborate information on plants and trees, and schedule of gardening events to be held in Inland Empire.
The Inland Empire Master Gardeners’ club (IEMG) is a non-profit organization that aims to spread knowledge of horticulture through its members to Inland Empire communities by educating the general public about plants, plant-life, conservation, pests and related topics in southern California.
This Meet-up group provides a forum for organic gardening enthusiasts in Inland Empire organic gardening enthusiasts.
You can check out for tips on growing passion fruit and kabocha in the Inland Empire on this thread listed in the Gardenweb forum
Edible Landscaping and Perennial Food Gardening for the Inland Empire website provides details of workshop and classes that impart training on edible landscaping and perennial food gardening for the Inland Empire.
Riverside Flower Show provides schedule of future events as well as gardening articles written by expert gardeners specifically addressing the Inland Empire gardeners.
Riverside-San Bernardino Counties Orchid Society is a small group of orchid enthusiasts and master growers, whose activities range from annual Greenhouse tour to monthly meetings to share knowledge on Orchid culture, and learn from guest speakers.
This webpage has listing of garden centers in Riverside California.
The GardenGuides webpage lists garden and plant nurseries in Riverside, California.
You can get all the information you need about San Bernardino Master Gardener program at the University of California Cooperative Extension.
The University of California Cooperative Extension webpage has links to various programs, such as 4-H Youth Development Program, workshops on dairy management, environmental horticulture, and Farm Management / Agricultural Economics Program for Riverside County.
The objective of the Temecula Valley Garden Club is to encourage interest in home gardening, conservation of natural resources and participation in national and community projects. For its members, the club organizes monthly meetings by inviting informative speakers, and arranges workshops in gardening and floral design.
The Living Desert and botanical conservation park, located in Palm Deserts, California, offers research and educational programs, and conservation of endangered species of plants. The website offers on-site tour details, events calendar, rescue and rehabilitation program.
Check this out for winter gardening tips for Inland Empire, Southern California.
Lush & Efficient is an elaborate guide to landscape gardening in the Coachella Valley, covering topics such as Desert Gardening, Water-Efficient Irrigation, Success with Desert Plants, and Landscaping for Special Gardens.
This webpage has links to sources where California native plants can be availed in Riverside County.
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a non-profit organization committed to the appreciation of California’s native plants and to conserve them and their natural habitats through education, science, advocacy, horticulture and land stewardship.
The Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium showcases 3,000 examples of desert cacti and other desert plants, grouped by geographic regions: Arizona, Baja California, California, Colorado, the Mojave Desert, the Sonora desert, South Africa, arid South America, and Texas.
An Inland Empire resident chronicles his experiences while planting various plant species in his backyard.
The thread on Gardenweb forum shares tips on growing certain types of fruits in Inland Empire.
Gardeners and amateurs alike share tips and discuss problems related to organic cultivation of plants in Inland Empire.
Growcology is a public benefit organization located in Riverside, California. It is a sustainable organization that provides community-based programs encouraging citywide collaboration, hands-on green workshops to support education, and a free online community to maintain communication with neighboring citites and towns.
This website has comprehensive information on the wildlife habitat in the Mojave desert.
Chino Basin Water Conservation District arranges workshops on landscaping that help people conserve water outdoors.
The Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District is a government agency that helps conserve the natural resources of certain areas of western Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in Southern California. The District provides technical assistance to gardeners, educational programs for the community, and conducts on-site conservation projects.
Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for the Arts and Crafts is a trust operated garden in association with Metropolitan Water District that showcases native plants of South California region. The website gives detailed information about the native plants, and tips on various aspects of growing plants in the region.
The Estudillo Heritage Park Water Conservation Education Garden, based in City of San Jacinto, focuses on water conservation, and aims to educate the local community about water-saving benefits of cultivating drought tolerant and native California plants. The demonstration garden, besides natives, also features plants from Mexico, South America, the American Southwest, the Mediterranean, South Africa and Australia.
Rose Haven Heritage Garden is a not-for-profit organization in Temecula devoted to the study and cultivation of roses. The garden is home to approximately 1,600 roses: hybrid teas, floribundas, climbers and mini roses. The website includes pictures of the garden and articles giving tips on plan growing plants.
Plant Communities of Riverside County is an area covered with plant species that have the best record of survival in Southern California and have become the most prominent identifying characteristics of that setting. The website encourages residents to become familiar with the geography of the county as well as the distribution of these plant communities.
The Water-wise garden demonstrates how to conserve water resources and discourage insect pest infestation.)
The Agricultural Research Institute for Deserts promotes interdisciplinary research, service, and educational programs on sustainable and integrated practices that enhance the long-term viability of desert agriculture.
The Citrus Experiment Station and its Citrus Variety Collection is dedicated to support the needs of the developing citrus industry in Southern California. The website also features numerous articles on information related to myriad varieties of citrus fruit.
The Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Riverside, conducts research on the basic biology of plant pathogens; develops methods for the management of plant diseases; provides a quality education to its students; and, provides expert advice on plant diseases to the citizens of California.
The Inland Urban Forest Council is a group of urban foresters, arborists, pest control advisors and applicators, planners, tree-care professionals, non-profits, volunteers, public officials, utility companies, nursery professionals, landscape architects, horticulturalists, master gardeners, and agency representatives. The organization works for the greening of cities and the sustainable management of community forests of the Inland Empire, including portions of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and eastern Los Angeles County.
This guide can be helpful if you want to create your own Hummingbird garden in Pomona Valley.
The Pomona Valley Camellia Society encourages the cultivation and appreciation of camellias through seminars, meetings and shows. It organizes monthly meeting agendas that include programs by guest speakers, lectures, demonstrations, hands-on learning workshops, question and answer sessions on camellia culture, a study of companion plants to complement camellias in the landscape, and raffles of exceptional camellia plants.
heck out these tips to create your own butterfly garden in the Pomona Valley area.
In this thread a Victor Valley-based gardener, distressed with the pestilence of rabbits in his garden, seeks solution from co-members of the forum.
This resource can help you to grow your own tomatoes and cucumbers in Apple Valley, CA. The webpage also provides contact information of local gardening services.
The Community Gardens of Rancho Cucamonga is a non-profit community project that will include a Community Garden where fruits, vegetables and flowers will be grown for private consumption, public sale and donation to local food pantries; Farmer’s Market that will sell fruits, vegetables and flowers to the public and help generate funds to support the project, plus a produce and flower exchange opportunity; and an Educational Program providing programs in nutrition, food production and preservation, organic gardening and healthy lifestyles, and Acreage for seedless table grapes and wine grapes to help renew and preserve vinticulture heritage.
You can look here for listing of plants and trees nurseries in San Bernardino, California.
This page provides information on cultivation of Acerola fruit.
This webpage gives information about imperilled native plants of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
This is a directory of plant and tree sellers in Riverside, California.
Enjoy this gallery of excellent photos of plants native to Riverside and San Bernardino.
Joshua Tree National Park is a vast area in Riverside/San Bernardino counties where numerous species of vascular species thrive.
This page gives information about the invasive plant – Peruvian peppertree – which has been reported in recent times in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.