Plant Questions?
UCR Master Gardeners Telephone Hotline – (760) 342-6437, or email them at [email protected]

The Living Desert University
UCCE Master Gardener Program of Riverside County
Desert Institute – Joshua Tree National Park Association

Low Water Desert Plants
Lush & Efficient – Landscape Gardening in the Desert
Desert-Friendly Plants for Coachella Valley Landscapes

Water in the Desert
Coachella Valley Water Counts, also on Facebook at

Growing Fruits and Vegetables in the Desert
Arizona Master Gardener Manual, University of Arizona
Edible Gardening Guide, Sunset Magazine

Identify and Manage Pests
University of California’s IPM Online website

Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat
The National Wildlife Foundation

Cactus and Succulent Society of America
California Native Plant Society, Riverside/San Bernardino Chapter
Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
Friends of the Desert Mountains
Living Desert
Mojave Desert Land Trust
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants
Whitewater Preserve