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

Looking to transform your traditional, high-water-use yard into a peaceful habitat garden abounding with biodiversity? Barbara Eisenstein, author of Wild Suburbia: Learning to Garden with Native Plants, will discuss the joys and challenges of tending a native garden and sign copies of her books. Barbara is research associate at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, horticulture […]

South Pas Beautiful: Inviting Butterflies into the Garden with Native Plants

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) lists 144 verified butterfly species sightings for Los Angeles County alone. Some are rare and endangered, others only occur in our local region. Barbara Eisenstein will suggest native plants and gardening techniques from her new book, Wild Suburbia – Learning to Garden with Native Plants, that will attract […]

CNPS: Wild Suburbia – Learning to garden with native plants

In her recently published book, Barbara Eisenstein guides us through the process of transforming a traditional, high water-use yard into a peaceful habitat garden abounding with native plants. 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. Wild Suburbia […]

Monrovia Garden Club: 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 […]

Wild Suburbia – Learning to garden 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 […]

Garden Talk & Sale – Wild Suburbia

Learn how to transition from a resource-intensive yard to a more natural, low-water-use landscape in this lecture by horticulturist Barbara Eisenstein, author of Wild Suburbia: Learning to Garden with Native Plants. A book signing and plant sale will follow the talk. Free; no reservations required. Ahmanson Room, Brody Botanical Center

Best Practices for Gardening with Native Plants

This talk will present practical approaches to transitioning from traditional resource-intensive yards to more natural, interesting, and fun gardens featuring low water-use native plants. Ample time will be left for discussion of best practices and how to convey them to the beginning gardener. This is an opportunity to share your ideas on what has worked […]

CNPS LA/SMM Chap Plant Sale – Talk/book signing

Thinking of getting rid of the lawn or simply improving your existing landscape? This talk will present practical approaches to transitioning from traditional resource-intensive yards to more natural, interesting and fun gardens featuring low water-use native plants. Barbara will present information from her new book, Wild Suburbia – Learning to garden with native plants. Ample time […]

Tree of Life Nursery – Wild Suburbia talk & book signing

Barbara Eisenstein will be a speaker for the Remove Your Lawn series at Tree of Life Nursery on Saturday, October 15th. This talk will present practical approaches to transitioning from traditional resource-intensive yards to more natural, interesting and fun gardens featuring low water-use native plants. Barbara will present information from her new book, Wild Suburbia – […]