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Internet Resources and Partners


Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District:  http://rcrcd.org

Western Municipal Water District:  http://www.wmwd.org


UC Internet Resources

  • ANR Catalog - Connection to the research, information, and expertise of the University of California. ANR advisors, specialists and academic staff produce a variety of practical, research-based educational products -- publications, videos, images, interactive learning, and electronic multimedia. They are committed to bringing products of the highest quality to the people of California and beyond.

Asian Citrus Psyllid

Avocado Information

Beneficial Insects Poster


California Agriculture

California Backyard Orchard - Topics include site considerations, tree selection, propagation, preparation & planting, first year care, irrigation, pollination, pruning & more.

California Center for Urban Horticulture

California Garden Web

Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems

Center for Invasive Species Research

Citrus Variety Collection

Exotic and Invasive Pests

Fire-Safe Landscaping


Free Publications

Fruits and Nuts Center

Gardening  Basics

Glossary of Gardening Terms, A-M

Glossary of Gardening Terms, N-Z


Healthy Lawns - Click on landscapes, gardens and turf, then scroll down to lawn and turf pests and management.

Honeybee Research and Information

Indoor Plants

Integrated Pest Management Program - Develops and promotes the use of ecologically sound pest management programs.

Landscape Trees, Shrubs, Vines


Natural Enemies

Natural Environment Pests

Pest Notes - Agricultural Pests – Information about managing pests, including University of California's official guidelines for monitoring pests and using pesticides and nonpesticide alternatives for managing insect, mite, nematode, weed, and disease pests.

Pest Notes - Homes, Gardens, Landscapes, and Turf - Pest Notes are peer-reviewed scientific publications about specific pests or pest management topics, directed at California's home and landscape audiences. Pest Notes are available to view online and in a downloadable PDF version. Most Pest Notes are 2 to 5 pages long in print.

Pesticide and Toxicology Network

Plant Native

Postharvest  Technology

Safe and Poisonous Plants

Small Farm Program

Soil Solarization for Gardens and Landscapes

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program


UCTV – Gardening and Agriculture


UC Riverside Botanic Garden - Explore the gardens!


Vegetable Planting Dates - This guide lists vegetables and when to plant them at what elevations.

Vegetable Research and Information Center - For consumers, growers and processors


Weed Photo Gallery

Weed Research and Information Center


Non-UC Internet Resources

The inclusion of external links does not constitute endorsement by the University of California of external sites or the information or services contained therein, nor is criticism implied of similar sites that are not mentioned.  UCCE does not exercise any editorial control over the information found at external locations, and does not guarantee their accuracy or reliability.


American Community Gardening Association

American Horticultural Therapy Association

American Water Works Association

Be Water Wise


California Academy of sciences - Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability - A guide to 128 species, provided by the Calif. Academy of Sciences. Look up by color, common or scientific name, or family.

Cal Recycle

California Department of Education, School Garden Program Overview

California Food & Justice Coalition

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

California Invasive Plant Council

California Native Plant Society - Information on plants native to CA with photos, and links to other native plant information.

California Native Plant Society, Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter

California Poison Control System

California Rare Fruit Growers - Amateur fruit-growing organization with information to share.

California School Garden Network

California Regional Environmental Education Community

Drought Tolerant Garden – LA County

Certify Garden as Wildlife Habitat

Descanso Gardens

Free Mulch, City of Los Angeles

Fullerton Arboretum

Garden Watchdog - Reviews and ratings of over 3,000 gardening catalogs and vendors. Includes links to each company's website and e-mail address.

Gates Cactus and Succulent Society

Greater Los Angeles Vector Control District

Hungry Pests – USDA

Huntington Botanical Garden

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) - Find a local certified arborist. Lots of good tree care information.

Kids Gardening

Life Lab Science Program

Landscapes Southern California Style – Waterwise demonstration garden and information on Waterwise Seminars and Events.

Los Angeles Community Garden Council

Los Angeles County – The Drought Tolerant Garden

Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Los Angeles County West Vector and Vector-Borne Disease Control District

Mediterranean Garden Society

National Pesticide Information Center

North East Trees

Noxious Weed Information Project

Plant Hardiness

Plant Right - Plant Right was designed to be mindful of differences in major ecological zones where invasive plants are concerned.

Pollinator Partnership

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Smart Gardening Program

Soil Survey

South Coast Botanic Garden

Southern California Horticultural Society

Southland Farmers Market Association

Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants


Tree Selection Guide

Trees Are Good (International Society of Arboriculture)

Water Use Efficiency

Waterwise Gardens of California, Los Angeles Area

What’s that bug? – Huge collection of insect information and pictures.

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