Calscape Nursery Program

Grow your business with native plants

Capture the growing demand for California native plants by participating in the Calscape Nursery Program. This collaboration between the California Native Plant Society, the WaterNow Alliance, local cities, water agencies, growers, and retail nurseries is designed to increase the availability of regionally appropriate species and overall success with natives.

Gain access to:

  • Free online nursery staff training on California native plants and CCNPro CEU credit
  • Free point of sale materials for California natives
  • Free marketing to more than 2.4 million people in 27 cities
  • Free turf replacement and landscape rebates resources

How to Participate

Check eligibility

Check the map to see if your nursery is in the program area and eligible to apply. At this point in time, this program is available in the Orange County and Long Beach regions.


Complete the online application, and receive a follow-up email with more information.

Add your nursery to Calscape and update inventory monthly

Create a Calscape account for your nursery, add a description, photo, and upload inventory.

Edit an existing nursery and update inventory monthly. Click the Edit Nursery button, then hover over “Options.” Select Edit Nursery from the menu.

Take the free online training

Be your nursery’s native plant expert. Receive a professional Calscape certificate and earn CCNPro CEUs.

Display free marketing materials

Once steps 1-4 are completed, place “CA Native” stickers on pots, display signage, and choose from additional point of sale materials designed to support sales and set your customers up for success.

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California Native Plants

Local Plant Lists

Thinking about stocking native plants at your nursery?  Check out our recommended plant lists for the OC and LB regions.

Questions about the Calscape Nursery Training program?

Send us a message.

Program Partners