Get ideas for your garden in Corona del Mar, CA Roger’s Gardens in Corona del Mar is a 7-acre dream for green thumbs and outdoor-living enthusiasts 1. One-stop garden shopping Roger’s Gardens is a 7-acre dream for green thumbs and outdoor-living enthusiasts. Besides plants, pots, and tools, Roger’s carries a huge selection of modern and classic Mediterranean containers, patio furniture, fountains, and garden accessories. 2. Get ideas Roger’s demonstration gardens offer great ideas to take home, including a planting that highlights agaves. The pair in front is ‘Blue Glow’. Pinterest 3. Shop for California-friendly plants Drought-tolerant plants from Mediterranean climates are a Roger’s Gardens specialty. Seen here, assembled underneath a rustyleaf fig tree, is a collection of ‘Kanga’ dwarf kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos). 4. Stock up on succulents Succulents are Roger’s top sellers, and the nursery makes sure there are plenty to choose from. Shown here is Aeonium ‘Sunburst’. Editor's Picks CALIFORNIA NATIVESLas Pilitas Nursery Almost 350 species of California native perennials, shrubs, and trees, including hummingbird attractors (California fuchsia, chuparosa, monkey flower). Closed Sun; 8331 Nelson Way, Escondido; laspilitas.com DRY-CLIMATE PLANTSSeaside Gardens More than a nursery, it’s a world tour through plant habitats, from Australian and Mediterranean to native. 3700 Via Real, Carpinteria; seaside-gardens.com HERBSPearson’s Gardens Vietnamese cilantro (rau ram), Japanese parsley (mitsuba), and hundreds of other herbs, plus heirloom tomatoes, wild salad greens, and more. Closed Sun; 1150 Beverly Dr., Vista; 760/726-0717.