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.

Easy garden design: Wet Clay

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If you are watering this much in clay you may have plants showing signs of drought stress! Not to mention an ooey-gooey mess.

Are you planting these in sun or shade?

1.Sun: Out in the open or it may have a little shade part of the day

California Goldenrod is native on the Santa Margarita nursery site. It grows on a north slope in red clay and in most gravel. - grid24_12
Solidago californica, California Goldenrod

2. Shade: Coastal sun or Under oaks (this much water will kill your oaks) or other large trees, or on the north side of a building.