November 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced cancellation of most events and closure of many public spaces. Some venues are beginning to open back up up, but please contact the venues before committing anything to your calendar.

Submitted by Yvonne Savio
Contact each location to confirm the listed event, for details, and for a full schedule.
Events are free with admission unless otherwise indicated.

ONLINE WEBINARS and EVENTS November 2020


Thursday, 11-05-20 through Saturday, 11-21-20
Fall Plant Sale
Theodore Payne Foundation

We will be expanding the plant sale discounts (10% general public, 15% to members) for the first three weeks of November, with the first day of the Sale on Thursday, November 5th. Each week we’ll restock so that everyday of shopping will have an amazing selection of vibrant, drought tolerant and life supporting California Native Plants. In order to maintain safe crowd sizes, we are asking that all visitors make a reservation for a two-hour timed shopping slot. For more information, go to https://theodorepayne.org/

Thursday, November 5 at 10:00am
Online Webinar - Holistic Health Care in Your Garden with Gisele Schoniger
Burbank Valley Garden Club

Gisele Schoniger, Organic Gardening Educator at Kelloggs Garden Products, will discuss how using organic practices and feeding of our garden soil will allow us to grow delectable fruits, flowers, vegetables and herbs. Free, but you must preregister – contact Kathy kkitomura@gmail.com or burbankvalleygardenclub@gmail.com , 818-954-0933, www.californiagardenclubs.com/burbank-valley .

Saturday, November 7 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. 
Online Webinar - Right Tree, Right Place: Planting Demonstration by Dr. Jerrold Turney.
Altadena Heritage

If you are thinking of getting a tree for your property, this workshop is for you. This is the last of three Saturday morning Tree Workshops being held in conjunction with our free tree giveaway. Dr. Jerrold Turney, tree expert and plant pathologist, will be demonstrating the techniques and considerations in planting trees. Dr. Turney was senior biologist/plant pathologist at the Department of Agricultural Commissioner for Los Angeles County until his retirement early this year. He has taught courses in tree identification, tree pruning and care, and irrigation design at the Arboretum. To register, contact Anne Chomyn, altadenaheritage@gmail.com , 626-296-6983.

Tuesday, November 10 at 7-9:30pm. 
Online Webinar - Welcoming Wildlife to the Designed Landscape with Carol Bornstein
California Native Plant Society Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter

Carol Bornstein, retired Director of the Living Collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, will discuss how to welcome wildlife into designed landscapes. Register for more information at https://www.lasmmcnps.org/ .  Information for logging onto the Zoom presentation will be posted on the https://www.lasmmcnps.org/  and Facebook twenty hours before the event and announced via email blast. For more information, contact California Native Plant Society Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter, lacnps@lacnps.org

Saturday, November 14 at 10:30am. 
Online Webinar - Fall and Winter Planting with Yvonne Savio.
Pasadena Grows/Hill Avenue Branch of the Pasadena Library

Yvonne will discuss the many edible and ornamental plants you’ll want to grow and enjoy during our region’s long cool season.  To register, contact Jesse Roth at jroth@cityofpasadena.net .

Monday, 11/16/20 through 11/20/20  3pm to 5pm. 
Online Webinar Series - Los Angeles Biodiversity Symposium
Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Greater Los Angeles Chapter (APLD-GLA)

The symposium runs for 2 hours a day over the course of 5 days from November 16-20, 2020. Please join Association of Professional Landscape Designers Greater Los Angeles (APLD) and LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) for a deep dive into the issues surrounding Biodiversity to which the future of our ecosystem, health, economy and environmental function are all integrally linked. We are fortunate to live in one of only 36 Biodiversity Hotspots on the planet, however signals of extinctions and loss are building. We have assembled a diverse group of experts to inform and educate on this subject. Garden by garden, park by park, we can take steps to change the narrative of environmental degradation and preserve our biodiversity. Cost = $10-60. To register and purchase tickets https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apld-and-lasan-biodiversitysymposium-tickets-119025353035 . For more information, contact Johanna Woollcott, Wild Gardens, 310-592-6120

Saturday, November 21, 8am to 1pm.
Landfill to Landscape in Altadena: Hands-On Hugelkultur Workshop with Shawn Maestretti and Leigh Adams.
 
Studio Petrichor

Join Regenerative Garden Designers Leigh Adams and Shawn Maestretti for a hands-on opportunity to learn how to build a Hugelkultur berm to retain moisture, build healthy soil, grow a healthy garden, and support community. This is an opportunity to learn these practices so you can take them home and put into practice. Cost - $35.   Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landfill-to-landscape-in-altadena-hands-on-hugelkultur-workshop-tickets-125230244031 Altadena street address will be announced to registrants 3 days prior to event. For more information, contact Shawn Maestretti, shawn@studio-petrichor.com, 323-632-7844, www.studiopetrichor.com


OTHER VENUES November 2020

Armstrong Garden Centers

Including Anaheim, Claremont, Costa Mesa, Glendora, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, Laguna Niguel, La Habra, Long Beach, Monrovia, Newport, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Tustin, Westchester

www.armstronggarden.com/

Garden Centers are open (with restrictions) for in person shopping. Online ordering, curbside pickup and delivery available.

California Botanic Garden (formerly Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden)

1500 North College Avenue
Claremont 91711
909-625-8767

calbg.org (formerly rsabg.org)

Gardens open with limited capacity. Check website for current listings and online content.
Grow Native Nursery
open for online ordering and curbside pickup.

California Native Plant Society – San Gabriel Mountains Chapter  
Eaton Canyon Nature Center
      

1750 North Altadena Drive
Pasadena 91107
818-398-5420

http://cnps-sgm.org/

Check website for current listings.

California Native Plant Society – Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter
First United Methodist Church

1008 11th Street
Santa Monica 90403
818-782-9346

www.lacnps.org

Check website for current listings.

California Native Plant Society – Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter
Sepulveda Garden Center

16633 Magnolia Blvd
Encino 91436
818-782-9346

www.lacnps.org

Check website for current listings.

California Rare Fruit Growers – South Bay Chapter

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Blvd

Palos Verdes Peninsula 90274
310-765-0570

https://crfg.org/home/chapters/california/south-bay/

Check website for current listings.

Coastkeeper Garden

1560 East Santiago Canyon Road
Orange 92869
714-850-1965

www.coastkeeper.org

Check website for current listings.

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge 91011
818-949-7980

www.descansogardens.org

Gardens are open with limited capacity. Check website for current listings and online content.

Desert Horticultural Society of the Coachella Valley

UCR Palm Desert
75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert 92211

www.deserthorticulturalsociety.org

Check website for current listings.

Eaton Canyon Nature Center      

1750 North Altadena Drive
Pasadena 91107
626-398-5420

http://www.ecnca.org/

Check website for current listings.

El Dorado Nature Center

7550 E. Spring Street
Long Beach 90815
562-570-1745

http://www.longbeach.gov/park/park-and-facilities/parks-centers-pier/el-dorado-nature-center/

Check website for current listings.

Fullerton Arboretum

1900 Associated Road
Fullerton 92831
657-278-3407

www.fullertonarboretum.org

CLOSED. Check website for current listings and online content.

Huntington Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Road
San Marino 91108
626-405-2100

www.huntington.org

Open with limited capacity - tickets required. Check website for current listings and online content.

J Paul Getty Museum – Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles 90049
310-440-7300

www.getty.edu/museum

CLOSED. Check website for current listings and online content.

J Paul Getty Museum – Getty Villa

17985 Pacific Coast Highway
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
310-440-7300

www.getty.edu/museum

CLOSED. Check website for current listings and online content.

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

301 North Baldwin Ave
Arcadia 91007
626-821-4623

www.arboretum.org/

Open with limited capacity - tickets required. Check website for current listings and online content.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles 90007
213-763-3466

www.nhm.org/

Open with limited capacity - tickets required. Check website for current listings and online content.

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch

6400 East Bixby Hill Road
Long Beach 90815
562-431-3541

https://www.rancholosalamitos.org/

Open with limited capacity - tickets required. Check website for current listings and online content.

Rancho Los Cerritos

4600 Virginia Road
Long Beach 90807
562-206-2040

http://www.rancholoscerritos.org/

Open with limited capacity - tickets required. Check website for current listings and online content.

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

(See California Botanic Garden)

Redlands Horticultural and Improvement Society

Church of the Nazarene
1307 E Citrus Avenue
Redlands, CA 92374
Frank Herendeen 909-793-3333

http://redlandsgardenclub.com/index.html

Check website for current listings.

Roger’s Gardens

2301 San Joaquin Hills Road
Corona del Mar, CA 92625
949-640-5800

www.rogersgardens.com

Garden Center is open. Online ordering, curbside pickup and delivery options are also available.

San Diego Botanic Garden

230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas CA 92024
760-436-3036

http://www.sdbgarden.org

Open with limited capacity - tickets required. Check website for current listings and online content.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

1212 Mission Canyon Rd.
Santa Barbara 93105
805-682-4726

https://www.sbbg.org/

Open with limited capacity - tickets required.  Check website for current listings and online content.

Santa Barbara County Horticultural Society

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
909 N La Cumbre Road
Santa Barbara 93110
805-684-5725

www.sbchs.org

Check website for listings.

South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula 90274
310-544-1948

www.southcoastbotanicgarden.org/

The Garden is Open to Members with advance reservations and to online ticket-buyers.  We are no longer accepting in-person payments.  In order to limit attendance, all visitors and Members must reserve tickets in advance.

Southern California Horticultural Society

Friendship Auditorium
3201 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles CA 90027
818-567-1496

http://www.socalhort.org/

Thursday, 10/8/20, 7:30-8:30pm. SCHS meetings start with Announcements and the Plant Forum at 7:30pm, followed by the featured speaker. Online Webinar - TBD  To register, see our Monthly Meetings Page.

Theodore Payne Foundation

10459 Tuxford Street
Sun Valley 91352
818-768-1802

theodorepayne.org

Online ordering and curbside pickup available.

ONLINE WEBINARS AND CLASSES - CHECK WEBSITE FOR CALENDAR

University of California Riverside Botanic Garden

900 University Avenue
Riverside 92521

951-784-6962

http://gardens.ucr.edu

CLOSED. Check website for current listings and online content.

University of California South Coast Research & Extension Center

7601 Irvine Blvd
Irvine 92618
949-653-1810

http://screc.ucanr.edu/Extension_Outreach_-_Education/

Check website for current listings.
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