Read Peyton’s Latest Blog: The Latest on Bees

“For plant species diversity in the wild lands, and for productive vegetable home gardens, the presence of wild bees, not just honeybees, is necessary. “ Read More SUBSCRIBE by entering your email address in the field to the right >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


Quercus is a design & build firm, specializing in California native plant based landscapes in the Southern Sierra, southern Central Valley and inland California.  We can design and install a unique climate-right garden that meets your goals. We can also create complete build/ready scaled site plans for DIY’ers, or we can project manage or provide advice and recommendations as an hourly consultation.  We grow many of our own plants, from California and from all over the world and, where necessary, work with growers state-wide to get the best plants for your project. We also provide superior maintenance service, specializing in California native and similar great gardens.

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We can help with:

*Lawn removal/reduction
*lower maintenance

*low water use *irrigation design *irrigation repair
*pollinator gardens *restoration gardens *eco-habitat gardens
*new ideas for existing beds

*regular or one-time maintenance or custom schedule
*re-vegetation projects
*Problem-solving and maintenance questions


Peyton’s  book is NOW available! You can BUY it at:

  • Patton House (35680 Highway 190, Springville, CA 93265 ) currently closed due to covid-19
  • Amazon
  • Barnes and Noble
    • Book Garden (189 Pine Street, Exeter, CA   93221)  currently closed due to covid-19

Read Peyton’s monthly gardening column in the Visalia Times Delta, the Porterville Recorder or on the Tulare & Kings Master Gardeners website.




Maybe? Check back for updates…

Saturdays:    May 1 & June 6     

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Springville Farmers Market, Hwy 190, downtown

Native Plants for sale, Garden Art, Fresh produce and more!
Quercus owner, Peyton Ellas, at another finished landscape!


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