Water Neutral Gardening Presentation

Check out this presentation given to The Gardening Club on March 9, 2023!


Watersheds and More Presentation

Information about watersheds, water conserving gardens, rainwater, and greywater, presented to Santa Cruz Permaculture on November 4, 2023!


Mushroom Kits

Fungaia Farm

Far West Fungi


Grants and Rebates

Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County: grants for rain water harvesting systems and free engineer site visits in selected areas, drainage information.

Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County: Rebates and Water Saving Tips


Information about Growing Fruit

Monterey Bay Chapter of the California Rare Fruit Growers


Plants and Seeds

Blossoms Dynamic Farm: Unique edible and herb starts.

San Lorenzo Garden Center: Bareroot and unique fruit trees, edible plants.

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply Online Store: Organic seeds, plants, and supplies.

High Mowing Organic Seeds

Las Pilitas Native Plant Nursery: Plants plus a lot of great info.


Native Plant Information

Gardening With Natives: Native gardening group.

California Native Plant Society: Dedicated to protecting California’s native plants; the website has lots of great information.

Calscape: Support for landscaping with native plants.

CalFlora: California native plant database.

California Native Garden Foundation: Educational resources for children and adults.


Greywater-Safe Products

H2O at Home Laundry Ball—Santa Cruz distributor of a product that reduces or replaces laundry detergent.


Residential Rain Water Harvesting Resources

Basic Elements of Rain Water Harvesting

Rain Water Harvesting Vocabulary

Rain Water Harvesting Calculations Exercise

Sources for Rain Barrels