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Gardening Resources

To help the novice gardener or the experienced landscaper, we provide a variety of resources to help you create and maintain a beautiful, water-efficient and less toxic urban garden.

Gardening Tips

This booklet includes irrigation ideas, fertilizing tips, and planting recommendations for your garden. Additionally, the booklet offers monthly gardening tips that save water and reduce stormwater pollution to our Bay and Ocean.    

Pest Control Tips

This booklet covers a variety of information on less-toxic gardening, pest prevention and pest control. Additionally, this booklet offers tips on seedling care, plant diseases, and basic tree care practices.

We have a limited supply of Gardening Tips and Pest Control Tips. Please call (415) 695-7310 to request your copy. When you call, please provide your name, your San Francisco mailing address and the name of which booklet you are interested in (or both).   

Water-Wise GardeNing for San Francisco  Water-Wise Gardening for San Francisco

This guide provides water-efficient landscape and irrigation tips for your next garden project or how make changes to your maintenance practices that can save you time, water and money. Topics like soil care, mulch, irrigation scheduling, low water-use plantings, and lawn care ideas are included to help you obtain a beautiful and efficient garden.

San Francisco Low Water Use Plant List
Looking for beaitufiul and water-efficient plants for your garden? View the Low Water Use Plant List for a reference of almost 1,000 shrubs, ground covers, vines and trees that thrive in San Francisco's climate and need little to no water after the plant establishment period.  

Last updated: 9/20/2013 9:13:14 AM