The large old oak stands back, hidden from those who rush by. But step towards her and you can feel her presence. You can sense her wisdom. Get closer, touch her rough bark and you can feel her love. The pain of life falls away – if only for a short time.
California Wildflower Bloom – 2022
Enjoy California’s spectacular wildflower season!
California Native Plant & Weed ID
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 […]
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?