Dormancy in the southern California garden
Have you read about declining bird & pollinator populations? Learn how you can help in a free class on habitat gardening with native plants.
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?
Gardening to Help Save the Monarch. Barbara Eisenstein, author of Learning to Garden with Native Plants, shares secrets of how to attract monarch butterflies into your garden, and how this will benefit your edible garden.
Get your free native milkweed seed packet for the monarch butterfly at the South Pasadena Farmer’s Market. Save the Monarch!
Learn to use your garden green waste sustainably without power machines or sending it to the landfill. And for everyone’s health: NO BLOWERS!
Volunteer days are on hiatus but the nature park is open during covid-19. Of course, you can pick up litter to make the park nicer for all.
The world is a wholly different place. Shopping is out, no restaurants or coffee shops. Friends are approached cautiously, always kept at a distance. During walks through the neighborhood, fellow walkers are eyed with suspicion. Though the world is quieter, the chatter in my mind has not subsided. The background color is muddy, the sound […]
Virtual Native Plant Garden Tour, Garden 28, South Pasadena. Tour this South Pasadena native plant garden: front yard wildflowers, backyard flannel bush, flagstone paths, sustainable gardening practices.
Native plants are only one element of a good native garden. Banish all leafblowers and machinary to make your garden hospitable to birds and other critters.