LA Arboretum: Wild Suburbia – Learning to Garden with Native Plants

Barbara Eisenstein will discuss the process of transforming a traditional, high water-use yard into a peaceful habitat garden abounding with native plants and wildlife. Because there are so many variables in gardening, answers to even simple questions about establishing a native plant garden are rife with caveats and exceptions. Barbara will present some of these variables […]

PechuKucha, anyone?

Almost two months since my last post. Are you still out there? Well, it isn’t cause I ain’t been busy. Spent the summer in the Pacific Northwest and was relieved to get back to LA where the air is clear. Funny when our air is better than Seattle’s but that’s what happens when there are […]

After the flowers

Wildflower season is “past peak” and I’d like to remind you that the glorious, youthful, bright flowers now enter the very important stage of making and dispersing seed. Though my camera is still drawn to brightly colored flowers, I try to point it at the broken stems, brown seed pods, and graying leaves that are […]

CNPS-Riverside: Wild Suburbia – Learning to Garden with Native Plants

Join us to hear author, Barbara Eisenstein, describe how gardening can be a rewarding activity rather than a finished product, from removing lawns, to getting in touch with a yard’s climate, to choosing plants and helping them thrive. This great book will be available for sale and signing! For information, please contact (951) 640-9549 or […]

Westminster Library: Wild Suburbia – Gardening with Native Plants

Horticulturist and author Barbara Eisenstein will guide us through the process of transforming a traditional, high water-use garden into a peaceful habitat garden abounding with native plants. Supplementing her advice with personal stories from her decades of experience working with native plants, Barbara will share her joys in creating a native garden and ways she […]