Gardening and Plant Problem Books
Master Gardener Handbook
The definitive guide to gardening in California
Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs
Invaluable in helping you identify common pest problems - now on over 200 types of ornamental trees and shrubs.
Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants
This book contains a wealth of information to help you diagnose abiotic disorders in landscape plants - disorders caused by environmental, physiological or other nonbiological factors.
Natural Enemies Handbook
A practical guide to the identification and biology of beneficial organisms that control pests includes a Quick Guide that helps you easily match natural enemies with specific pests in your crop or landscape.
Pests of the Garden and Small Farm
Adapts scientifically based integrated pest management techniques to the needs of the home gardener and small-scale farmer.
An ode, a rant and a rave about our state's native flora. Written in a style more literary than didactic, with a myriad of gardening facts presented in a creative way.
California Native Plants for the Garden
An authoritative reference on California gardening with Native Plants
Low Water Use Plants
A good reference book whose core purpose is to aid in selection for water-wise plants in the west.
Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates of the San Francisco Bay Area, published by East Bay Municipal Utility District
Landscape Plants for California Gardens: An Illustrated Reference of Plants for California Landscapes, by Bob Perry
The Dry Gardening Handbook: Plants and Practices for a Changing Climate, by Olivier Filippi