Friday, October 7, 2016

3 CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS FOR FOOD

Let's face it, that in this economic times it has become imperative for us to safe money and only buy the things that we need.  But when it comes to food we cannot skimp to save a dollar.  We have to buy the good quality foods that are beneficial to the health of our loved ones.  Now if I told you that there was an alternative, that was also a money saver would you believe me?  Their is...  That is growing your own food, which you can even do with California native plants.  In this video, you will learn about the top 3 California native plants that are edible.  These plants can grow in your garden and even pair well with herbs/vegetables.



These plants are:

  • Frageria californica - Woodland Strawberry 
  • Satureja chandleri - San Miquel Savory
  • Vitis californica 'Rogers Red'- Rogers Red Grape

This begins a series of 10 videos about California native plants.  Each video will feature a situation that is commonly dealt with in residential landscapes.

  1. Food
  2. Habitat
  3. Color
  4. Scent
  5. Shade
  6. Groundcover
  7. Low growing
  8. Medium growing
  9. Tall growing/trees
  10. Slopes
  11. Bonus:  top 10 California native plants + giveaway 
The 11th video will be followed by a giveaway in which there will be 3 level of prizes and 3 winners. There are many ways to enter to win the prizes.  

First place prize:  One Tree Of Life Nursery designer in residence appointment with any designer of your choice.  A 10% coupon towards any plant purchase at Tree Of Life.  A packet of wildflower plant seeds.  

Second place prize: A $15 Tree Of Life Nursery gift certificate.  A packet of wildflower seeds.  A plant arrangement.

Third place prize: A plant arrangement and a packet of wildflower seeds.  

How to enter:  Comment on this or any of the other videos and or blog posts as they are posted weekly (on any of these 11 categories).  Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. Like creations landscape designs on Facebook or follow @creationslandscapedesigns on Instagram.  The more you enter the more entries you get.  At the end of the 11th video winners will be announced.  



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