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John Whittlesey

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Oroville, California

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Speaking topics:

  • Gardening for Pollinators
  • Habitat Gardening
  • Native Plant Gardening
  • Salvias and Other Mediterranean Climate Perennials

John Whittlesey

Owner of Canyon Creek Nursery and Design in northern California, John Whittlesey is a nurseryman, garden designer, landscape contractor, and avid amateur photographer. As a specialty grower and a designer, he enjoys interesting plants and creating attractive, water-conserving gardens that provide habitat for people and wildlife.

Due to his early interest in salvias, the Canyon Creek Nursery catalog had one of the first extensive offerings of them in the country, and he continues to incorporate them generously into his gardens. John is a graduate of the California School of Garden Design.

Books by John Whittlesey

The Plant Lover's Guide to Salvias

By John Whittlesey

220 pp., hardcover


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