Garden Tour, Plant Swap and Sustainability Fair. Join us on Saturday, March 18, 2023 from 1 to 4 PM for an exciting event at the South Pasadena Nature Park. Swap
Sustainability Fair, Volunteer Days and more
Lawn Be Gone (3)
This is the third installation of the Lawn Be Gone series. (Click here for Part 1 and Part 2.) We planted the garden on Saturday, January 7th, between rain events
Lawn Be Gone (2)
Follow our progress as we convert a thirsty front yard lawn into a vibrant, beautiful habitat garden. We are doing all of the work ourselves, keeping the project as affordable
Smart Gardening Workshop
This month our volunteer day will be a bit unusual. LA County will be offering a Free Smart Gardening, Beginner Workshop. The community is welcome to attend the workshop (10 –
A New Gardening Year
Volunteer @ So Pasasena Nature Park, 9/17/22, 9 - 12.
Lawn be gone (1)
Remove your lawn simply and easily.
Life and Death in a Nature Park
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.
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
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
How to make a native garden
It is now gardening time in Southern California. Check out the how to make a native plant garden for background and tips.