Las Pilitas Nursery

California Native Plants are all we grow!

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3232 Las Pilitas Rd
Santa Margarita, CA 93453

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This website is dedicated to Bert Wilson. His genius continues to inspire us.

Las Pilitas Blog

Road Rage
West of Cottonwood Pass on Hwy. 41 Clarkias are the pink in the distance.

Road rage in other areas.

Some other things we do.
Dan Venya at the Visalia drop off.

delivering plants to Visalia

Western Fence lizard and Racer Snake
What do you get when you put a Racer Snake and Lizard together? Lunch. (And no I didn't do anything but the photo.)

Western Fence lizard and Racer Snake

Soda Labels
Heavy scissors work better than garden snips for cutting the can.

Simple and cheap plant labels out of soda cans, or beer?

Rufous or Allen
Is it a Rufous or Allen Hummingbird? Only the males know. The plant is Ribes malvaceum, Pink Chaparral Currant.

Is it a Rufous or Allen's Hummingbird?

Problems behind scenes of the website.
Coastal redwood forest with the remains of logging from decades ago that has created an opening in  California's Coastal Redwood forest filled with  Western Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum), and Elderberry. Please do not steal our photos!

One of the problems we've been working on behind the scenes for months.

Our attempt at a blog.
The flowers on Acer negundo.

This is for the rants, technical stuff, musings and things we haven't figured out what to do with.