Resource Links

Clubs & Associations

Palomar District Garden Clubs   

California Garden Clubs, Inc. (CGCI)  

California Rare Fruit Growers  

National Gardening Association

San Diego Floral Association  

San Diego Botanic Garden

Ikebana International San Diego 

California Gardens  Great source for information on plants and gardening in California. 

Garden Societies

San Diego Hortiultural Society

American Rose Society                                 

California Native Plant Society   

San Diego Bromeliad Society

San Diego Cactus and Succulent Society.

Palomar Cactus and Succulent Society  

San Diego Bonsai Society
San Diego County Orchid Society 

San Diego Epiphyllum Society
San Diego Geranium Society
Southern California Plumeria Society

Gardening information

All about tomatoes

All about Herbs 

Drought Tolerant Plants for your Garden

Guide to Backyard Composting

Master Gardeners Guide to vegetables by season

Seed viability estimates   

Seed germination temperatures

Solana Center Environmental education, composting, gardening, ocean protection, pollution prevention and sustainable living.


Fruit Trees pdf

Training and pruning fruit trees pdf

Staking trees properly (and only if necessary): 

Water Conservation Garden/ Cuyumaca College

Water Smart Homerowner's Guide

WildLife in the Garden Resources

Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation website

All about Hummingbirds    


Common Birds of Southern California

Master Gardeners Guide to vegetables by season

Solve a Garden Problem

Master Gardener Hotline at 858-694-2860 San Diego  

Answering questions on home gardening and pest control. 

Monday-Friday 9AM- - 3PM 

University of California Integrated Pest Management (IPM) 

The University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) helps residents prevent and solve pest problems. The program draws on expertise of University of California scientists to develop and distribute UC's best information on managing pests using safe and effective techniques and strategies that protect people and the environment.

This webpage links to an enormous amount of information, including the direct links provided below.

Vertebrate Pests                                   

Invertebrate pests



Bagrada Bugs

IPM  What is Integrated Pest Management?

Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint,
 and the soil and sky as canvas.
- Elizabeth Murray  

Ramona Garden Club/KW