JUNE 2022


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.

For more events as they’re posted, see https://www.gardeninginla.net/submit-your-garden-events.html

ONLINE WEBINARS and IN-PERSON EVENTS June 2022


Upcoming events, Online Zoom: Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
https://www.arboretum.org/calendar/2022/6

Upcoming events, Online Zoom: California Garden & Landscape History Society
https://cglhs.org/upcoming-events

Upcoming classes, Online Zoom: California Native Plant Society
https://www.cnps.org/events

Upcoming events, Online Zoom: Los Angeles & Santa Monica Mountains Chapter, California Native Plant Society
https://lasmmcnps.org/

Upcoming classes, Online Instagram and Facebook: Rogers Gardens
https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events

Upcoming events: Smartgardening (LA Dept. of Water & Power)
https://dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/sg/webinars.cfm

Upcoming Classes, Online Zoom, Waterwise Community Center, Chino Basin Water Conservation District
https://www.cbwcd.org/

Upcoming classes, Online Webinars at the Theodore Payne Foundation:
https://theodorepayne.org/learn/classes-workshops/

Saturday, 6-4-22, 9:00am to noon
In Person Event - "Spirituality & Nature: Find the God in the Awe of Nature" with Mark Mitchell
Rancho Palos Verdes

Attendees will experience a deeper connection with Nature, themselves, their God, and leave with a plan of action of creating more joy in nature and the world around them. People of all faiths or no faiths are welcome. This "digital detox" workshop will use tools of mindfulness, journaling, nature sensory experiments, movement, and discussion. Mark Mitchell, LMFT, is a psychotherapist, a certified National Geographic Educator, a former wilderness survival instructor, and an amateur gardener. In addition, he teaches in the addiction studies program at Loyola Marymount University & at CSUDH. He also provides workshops & trainings for various groups & businesses on worker wellness, post traumatic growth, and nature as a resource & responsibility. Cost = $40.  Register at https://maryjoseph.org/event/spirituality-nature-finding-god-in-the-awe-of-nature/ . Location = Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275. For more information = Mark Mitchell, MarkMitchellSpeaks@gmail.com, 310-822-7979, https://maryjoseph.org/event/spirituality-nature-finding-god-in-the-awe-of-nature/

Saturday, 6-4-22, 10:00am to 1:00pm
In Person Event - "Plumeria A-Z" with Diana Donnellan
The Los Angeles County Arboretum, Arcadia

The LA County Arboretum hosts Diana Donnellan discussing why Southern California is an ideal climate for plumeria. This hands-on workshop takes you through plumeria care, seeds, genetics, grafting and common problems. Cost = $30 members, $40 non-members. To register = https://www.arboretum.org/events/plumeria-a-z-2/2022-06-04. (Please log in to your Arboretum account. Member discount will be applied at check out.) Location = Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia 91007.  For more information, contact LA Arboretum Education Department, 626-821-4623, education@arboretum.org , https://www.arboretum.org/learn/classes-year-around/gardeninghorticulture/

Saturday, 6-4-22, 11:00am
Online Zoom - "The Gottlieb Native Garden" with Susan Gottlieb and Scott Logan

California's extended drought brings the threat of further cutbacks to landscape watering. Seeking a water-wise landscape without sacrificing beauty, homeowners can choose California native plants, and create a diverse habitat that invites many species of native wildlife. The California State University at Northridge hosts owner Susan Gottlieb and photographer-naturalist Scott Logan leading us on an inspirational journey as an ivy-covered, inhospitable landscape was transformed into an ecological oasis of over 200 CA native plant species that welcomes nearly 400 animal species. Cost = Free. Register for Zoom link = https://csun.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JP77WCPZT02WQuxGxBWG0w .  For more information = CSUN Botanic Garden botanicgarden@csun.edu

Thursday, 6-9-22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
In Person Event AND Zoom - "Antioxidants from Your Garden" with Tom Spellman

The Southern California Horticultural Society

Southern California Horticultural Society hosts Tom Spellman, fruit-growing expert from Dave Wilson Nursery, https://www.davewilson.com/ . This meeting will be held IN PERSON at Friendship Auditorium near Griffith Park (free entry for members, $5 for non-members) and will also be streamed live via Zoom and Facebook. To register for the Zoom webinar, visit www.socalhort.org . Zoom schedule = 7:10 Announcements, 7:15 Plant Forum, 7:30 Speaker presentation. For more information, contact socalhort@gmail.com , 818-567-1496, https://socalhort.org/Sunday, 6-12-22, 9:00am to Noon

In Person Event - Santa Ynez Canyon Tour with Carol Bornstein
Pacific Palisades

From Pacific Palisades, the Santa Ynez Canyon Trail accesses the interior of Topanga State Park through a botanically diverse canyon. Our tour leader, Carol Bornstein, co-authored a prominent book, California Native Plants for the Garden and presented slideshows to our chapter's membership meetings in November 2020 and April 2022. Cost = Free. Due to the narrowness of the canyon trail, this outing will be limited to 20 participants. To sign up in advance and receive more information, please send an email message to Bill Neill at bgneill@earthlink.net . For more information = https://lasmmcnps.org/

Sunday, 6-12-22, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
In Person Event - "Exploring Euphorbias" with Tom Glavich
South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society, South Coast Botanic Garden

South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society hosts Tom Glavich, long-time grower and propagator of succulent plants. This genus is worldwide, with members on every continent except Antarctica. This talk will take a look at some of the species from South Africa, Madagascar, the Mediterranean, and the Americas, concentrating on the similarities and differences in these geographically disparate regions. The presentation will include a look at mutant forms and conclude with a section on cultivation and propagation. Cost = Free with Garden admission. Location = South Coast Botanic Garden, Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula 90274. For more information = Maria Capaldo, minniecap@icloud.com , 310-346-6206, www.southcoastcss.org

Tuesday, 6-14-22, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Online Zoom - "Post-Wildfire Plant Succession After the 2018 Woolsey Fire" with Richard Rachman

CNPS - Santa Monica Mountains Chapter

Richard is a plant ecologist and graduate student at Cal State Northridge and Los Angeles County Volunteer Coordinator for the Western Monarch Count. He has been involved in a multi-institutional undergraduate collaboration to monitor monthly post-wildfire vegetation succession after the 2018 Woolsey Fire in the Santa Monica Mountains. Cost = Free. Information for logging onto the Zoom presentation will be posted on our website twenty hours ahead of the event and announced via email blast. For more information = https://lasmmcnps.org/

Tuesday, 6-14-22 AND Tuesday, 6-28-22, 10:00am to 12:00pm (2nd and 4th Tuesdays monthly)
In Person Event - Ballona Discovery Park Clean Up
Ballona Discovery Park Garden Club, Playa Vista

Roll up your sleeves to help beautify Ballona Discovery Park! Get hands-on experience while learning about urban ecology. You will assist with invasive plant removal, pruning, watering, seeding, planting, mulching, and more! Healthy plant life is vital for a healthy ecosystem! Free, but you must pre-register at https://www.ballonafriends.org/community-events . Ballona Discovery Park, 13110 Bluff Creek Drive, Playa Vista 90094.  For more information, contact Neysa Frechette, neysaf@ballonafriends.org , 818-470-3593, www.ballonafriends.org



OTHER VENUES

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/

Second Thursdays 7:15-8:30pm. SCHS meetings start with Announcements and the Plant Forum at 7:15pm, 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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