2202 S. Coast Highway Oceanside, CA 92054

Native Plant Society

Water-Wise BVAS in the Community

You don’t usually hear about biology and car-engine oil changes in the same article. Members of the BVAS Garden Club and the Surfrider Ocean Friendly Gardens Committee united to transform the side yard of the Econo Lube N Tune on Vista Way and Coast Highway.  Last year, BVAS hosted a class on how to create…

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Butterfly Gardening

Attracting butterflies to your garden is a rewarding way to foster a healthy population of beneficial insects. The arrival of the graceful, multicolored beauties in your yard is evidence that by providing habitat and eliminating the use of chemical sprays, nature can restore balance to itself. Drought tolerant native plants are beneficial for species-specific native…

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BVAS Wetlands Preserve Baseline Plant Survey

Participants in a 6-week California Native Plant Society Botanist Certification class, sponsored by Preserve Calavera and being held at the Nature Center, are conducting a survey of the plants growing on the 3.5-acre parcel of land recently acquired by BVAS. The plant survey is one of several special projects being undertaken by class members to…

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