All the resources you need to get growing!

Want to Bloom! California but don’t know where to start? We’re here to help your growing journey, from native plant basics to choosing the right plants for your home and caring for your garden through the seasons, and more. Below, you’ll find educational videos from Bloom! California team members.

Why native plants?

Introducing Bloom! California, a campaign supported by 100+ nurseries around the state to increase native plants in our state’s gardens, parks, business fronts, and beyond.

Choosing the right native plants

A gardener’s biggest question is, which plants to plant? We’re here to help!

Native plant gardening 101

So you’ve chosen your native plants and are ready to get growing — now what? We’re here with tips and tricks to help you care for your new plants.

Meet our Bloom! California plants

Bloom! California promotes 11 native plant groups, chosen carefully by our stakeholder group of nurseries, growers, water agencies, nonprofits, landscape designers, and more. Here’s why!

Caring for your native garden through the seasons

It’s easy to care for your native plants through California’s varying seasons with this maintenance advice!

Native garden inspiration

Our partner Miridae Landscape Design created a fabulous suite of inspirational designs that demonstrate Bloom! California native plants in diverse gardens and growing spaces.

Gardener’s Guide

Bloom! California Gardener’s Guide

In this handy guide, you will learn about Bloom! California plants, discover tips for care and maintenance, and become inspired with style ideas for your space.

Download the Gardener’s Guide