Native Plant Sale

You will not find these plants at big-box stores! Join us at our annual native plant sale where you will find a large variety of well priced, unusual, and low-water use California native plants and wildflower seeds. Appropriate for gardens in the Los Angeles Basin, these beautiful native plants provide good habitat, and are attractive […]

Native Plant Sale

Late autumn through winter is the best time of year to plant in Southern California, especially if you are adding climate-appropriate and beautiful California native plants. The San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of California Native Plant Society (our local chapter) is holding its annual sale on November 4, 2017 from 9 am – 2pm at Eaton […]

CNPS Plant Sale

Native Plant Sale Sponsored by California Native Plant Society (CNPS) – San Gabriel Mts. Chapter Saturday, November 7, 2015, 9 am – 2 pm Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107 Did you know that due to severe drought conditions, many cities are offering rebates to replace lawn with low water-use […]

CNPS PLANT SALE, Nov. 8th at Eaton Canyon Nature Center

This year the plant sales were early. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, which for years and years held its sale on the first weekend in November, jumped to the head of the line by holding a Fall Planting Festival a whole month earlier. The San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS), […]

Warning: For plant geeks only

Way back in 1993 a large, imposing and impressive book was published by UC Press. The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California, edited by James Hickman, was a revision of Jepson’s 1925 Manual of the Flowering Plants of California. It became the go-to reference for all serious California native plant geeks. When there were disputes about the […]