Plant and Gardening Resources

American Penstemon Society

Colorful bulletin and seed exchange. A plant society dedicated to one of our most beautiful native wildflowers.

Granite Gardens Rare Plants

Granite Gardens Rare Plants was a mail order nursery located in Sonora is dedicating to providing waterwise plants that are appropriate for rock gardens in the Sierra Foothills. While Rebecca is no longer selling plants, she has contained to maintain the Granite Gardens website as a resource for local rockgardeners. Her website has detailed plant descriptions and pictures of many plants that have proven tough and adaptable enough for foothill rock gardens.

Mediterranean Garden Society

Members of the MGS are part of a large international group of amateur and professional gardeners, horticulturists, botanists, and others who appreciate the unique climate called 'mediterranean'.

North American Rock Garden Society

An incredible seed exchange and a beautiful journal with articles by some of the best and most informative rock gardeners of our times. Highly recommended. Their website has lots of information on rock gardening and rock garden plants: