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.


Not really sandy soil, or sandy loam.  Sand, like sand box sand or beach sand. This is about the sand you can pick up after a rain and it will still run through your fingers.  Sometimes in the interior you get gravel with it. not really soil, more like lumpy granulated sugar.
If you tried to drive a regular car in it you'll probably get stuck.
California can be very dry. Drought tolerant or resistant native plants are part of California's history. We been down some interesting roads. The point of this photo is your yard can be tolerant of extreme drought and still look decent. - grid24_12
A sandy wash.