Monrovia's Monthly Gardening Newsletter
Digital Guide Library
Create a Garden Full of Life and Beauty
Want to attract a variety of pollinators to your garden? This guide is designed to help you create an abundant space of beauty that is interactive, vibrant, and full of life. Inside, you’ll find three unique habitat garden sections: a hummingbird garden, a backyard birding garden, and a bee and butterfly garden.
Each section includes an illustrated landscape design by Lisa Nunamaker of Paper Garden Workshop, a suggested plant list, and expert tips for building a healthy habitat.
Plant Palettes for Spring 2022
Refine your palette with the 2022 “Shades of Beautiful” guidebook. It offers 10 plant palettes that illustrate how to confidently use color, shape, and texture when combining plants. Inspired by the latest trends in color, these palettes feature specific plants as well as general guidelines. Take these recommendations along with you to the garden center, and let the color combos inspire your selections this year.
Landscape design plans and plant lists
to inspire your dream garden
This style lookbook explores the top five trends shaping gardens today while illustrating how to create lasting beauty that delights for decades.
It includes examples of each trend in a real-life garden, easy tips to achieve the look, landscape plans (by illustrator and landscape architect Lisa Nunamaker), and plant lists that demonstrate how to turn the inspiration into a reality.
Beautiful, Exceptional Plants for 2022
The Distinctive Selections guide offers an in-depth look at our most celebrated and anticipated plants of 2022. This 40-page guide features more than 140 exclusive plants that have been trialed and tested carefully to ensure only the best new plants make the cut. With that many varieties, there's something for any garden challenge, collection, or space.
These Monrovia exclusives have reliable, top-performing traits such as longer bloom periods, more blooms, more disease resistance, and better growth habits.
Beautiful Garden Design Made Easy
Like a garden design course distilled down to its most beautiful and elemental foundation, this guide will walk you through the 7 must-have plant types that every garden needs, and why yours needs them.
Plus, we include an easy-to-follow plan by landscape architect Lisa Nunamaker so you can see how all of the elements come together.
Drought-Tolerant Gardening Guide 2021
Gardeners across the West are experiencing the hottest, driest growing conditions they’ve seen in decades. But with the right care and plants, Western gardens are just as resilient as Western gardeners. They persevere through heat, drought, and even smoke.
To help you through these dry times, we curated a list of drought-tolerant plants and water-smart tips; find them all in this visually captivating and informative drought-tolerant garden guide.
Plant Palettes for Spring 2021
Creating stunning plant combinations in the garden can be daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. Our “Shades of Beautiful” guidebook offers 10 palettes you can take with you on your next trip to the garden center. Use our plant recommendations, or just let the fresh color combos inspire new choices. With these gorgeous palettes, you can achieve eye-catching beauty this season.