Now that the annual plant sale of the California Native Plant Society – San Gabriel Mts. Chapter is over I am turning my attention to updating this website. The Gardening
California Native Plant & Weed ID
Plant Sale Thanks
Our annual California Native Plant Society – San Gabriel Mts. Chapter Native Plant Sale was a big success. We had a record turn out, and sold almost all of our
Dormancy in the southern California garden
Native Plant Sale
California Native Plant Society – San Gabriel Mountains ChapterSaturday, November 6, 2021, 9 am – 2 pm NEW LOCATION: Monrovia Historical Museum, 742 E. Lemon Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-3008 What
Keeping Plants Alive in Extreme Heat
(Posted on July 8, 2018, also see Tips for Native Plant Heat Wave Gardening, Sept. 18. 2018) We are currently enjoying a balmy 99+ degree day. After the record breaking
Volunteer Day, June 19
Volunteer at the nature park on June 19, 2021, 9 - noon. Everyone is welcome. Please wear a mask if not vaccinated and maintain social distancing.
Volunteer Day, May 15th
We’re Back After a long year, we are finally back. With many people vaccinated and numbers looking good, we will be resuming monthly park cleanups this month. YAY!! To fill
Happy Earth Day
What better way to mark Earth Day than to give thanks for the lovely bit of habitat in our neighborhood that we call the South Pasadena nature park?
Gardening to help save the monarch butterfly
Get your free native milkweed seed packet for the monarch butterfly at the South Pasadena Farmer's Market. Save the Monarch!
Where to get native plants
I just updated my list of native plant nurseries – commercial, botanic gardens, nonprofits, wholesale and retail. Notice that we had to cancel the annual California Native Plant Society –