When planting outside “the garden walls,” it is a good idea to consult a listing of deer resistant plants (see our past post about the difference between deer resistant and deer proof). With this in mind, here are some good online resources of plants used in California landscapes that fare better against deer.
California Natives – List compiled by Mostly Natives Nursery
Native Plant List– Las Pilitas Nursery- with fire info as well
Online Resources by State -From About.com
Deer List– Gardenweb Forums
Deer Resistant Plants- Central Texas Gardener