August 2021

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 August 2021


Saturday, 08-01-21, 10:00-11:30am
In-person Event - Food Preservation Garden Class at the Greystone Demonstration Garden
The City of Beverly Hills

Learn the various methods we use to preserve our harvest including Drying, Freezing, Pickling, Fermenting, and Canning.  All classes are held at the Greystone Demonstration Garden at the famed Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills 90210. $15; register at https://beverlyhills.org/gardening .  For more information, contact George Pessin, gpessin@beverlyhills.org, 310-779-8816, https://beverlyhills.org/gardening

Thursday, 08-12-21, 7:00pm
Online Webinar and In-Person Event - Garden Tools with Jill Morganelli
Friendship Auditorium, 3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles
The Southern California Horticultural Society

Jill Morganelli is the former Horticulturaral Supervisor of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. She will discuss the uses and varieties of garden tools. This is our first LIVE meeting since the shutdown. We will also stream it live as a webinar, but the timeline has changed: 7:00 Meeting begins 7:10 Plant Forum, 7:25 Announcements, 7:30 Speaker presentation. The webinar is free, but you must register to receive Zoom access: www.socalhort.org . For more information, email socalhort@gmail.com. 

Saturday, 08-14-21, 9:00am-12:00pm
Online Workshop - California Native Garden Design

The Chino Basin Water Conservation District

Gardens using California native plants can be gorgeous, easy to maintain, full of color and habitat for birds and pollinators, and often only require water once a month once established. Come learn why native gardens are a great choice and the basics of designing your own. Gardening with native plants does not mean you have to grow only native plants. If your curious, come check it out, you might fall in love with a new and rewarding approach to gardening!

For more information and to register for for this free class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/california-native-garden-design-online-workshop-tickets-158028566697?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Thursday, 08-19-21, 9:00am-12:00pm
Online Workshop - Landscape Transformation Basics

The Chino Basin Water Conservation District

Thinking about putting in a beautiful and waterwise landscape at home? Join us to learn about the process and rebates to help make it happen. Whether you are starting with a lawn, a “lawn,” dirt, or a patch of weeds, in this workshop we will teach you the basics you need to know to start planning your landscape transformation! Converting your yard to a vibrant and low water landscape can seem intimidating, but we are here to help.

For more information and to register for for this free class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landscape-transformation-basics-online-workshop-tickets-158153612713?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Thursday, 08-19-21, 1:00-2:00pm
Online Webinar Series - Garden Info Series: Weed Identification
UC Integrated Pest Management Program (UCIPM)

The UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Urban & Community Program is excited to present a new monthly webinar series that is free and open to the public. Presenters will share helpful pest management information for California residents. Topics will vary each month, covering landscape pest management, household pests, rodent identification, understanding pesticides, management for weeds, invasive pests and more.  For more information: https://ucanr.edu/sites/ucipm-community-webinars/ 

Saturday, 08-28-21, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar - Removing Your Lawn the Right Way

The Chino Basin Water Conservation District

If you or your gardener are just watering and mowing your grass and don’t actually use it, it might be time to consider water and maintenance-saving alternatives that will bring you more beauty and interest than your turf ever did.

For more information and to register for for this free class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/removing-your-lawn-the-right-way-online-workshop-tickets-159506154201?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Mondays, 06-21-21 through 8-31-21, 6:30-9:30pm
Online Webinar Series - Planting Design for the Home Gardener
UCLA Extension Program

This 11-week course covers the principles of design for the residential garden using a combination of plant materials and built elements. Instruction includes spatial, functional, climatic, and visual analysis of the site. It also explores the design process for laying out the garden, choosing site-appropriate plants, providing structural definition, and producing desired moods, vistas, and aesthetic effects. Cost = $625.  To register: https://www.uclaextension.edu/landscape-architecture-horticulture/horticulture-gardening/course/planting-design-home-gardener .  For more information, contact Melissa McDonald mmcdonald@uclaextension.edu , phone 310-825-9586

Tuesdays, 06-22-21 through 8-31-21, 6:00-7:00pm
Online Webinar Series - Indoor Plants: Care and Maintenance
UCLA Extension Program

Plants add color, texture, and warmth to indoor spaces. They improve air quality and add a natural and living element to a room’s design. Whether you are looking to expand your indoor plant collection, just getting started with your first plant, or looking for answers to your many plant problems, this course focuses on the fundamental aspects of growing plants indoors. Instruction includes properly identifying fifty plants that do well in an indoor environment and their specific cultural requirements. The course of study also covers understanding indoor environments, which is fundamental when choosing plants that will have the most success. This course covers common indoor plant pests, diseases, watering techniques, artificial and natural lighting, humidity, temperature, etc. Cost = $625.  To register: https://www.uclaextension.edu/landscape-architecture-horticulture/horticulturegardening/course/indoor-plants-care-and .  For more information, contact Melissa McDonald, mmcdonald@uclaextension.edu, 310-825-9586.

Thursdays, 06-24-21 through 9-02-21, 6:30-9:30pm
Online Webinar Series - Gardening Practices and Techniques with Jill Morganelli
UCLA Extension Program

This course offers a practical introduction to the basics of maintaining a home garden. Students gain knowledge in tool selection and care, soil preparation, planting, plant nutrition, and water requirements. Topics include common landscape problems with organic and holistic solutions; our special climate and micro-climates, including sun and shade exposures; various pruning techniques; types of irrigation systems; gardening in containers; and gardening with color including perennials, annuals, and bulbs. Cost = $625 To register:  https://www.uclaextension.edu/landscape-architecture-horticulture/horticulturegardening/course/gardening-practices-and .  For more information, contact Melissa McDonald, mmcdonald@uclaextension.edu, 310-825-9586.

VARIOUS DATES - Check out the selection of Online Webinars at the Theodore Payne Foundation:

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/theodore-payne-foundation-6606817237?utm_campaign=Adult%20Education%2C%20Jan%202021%20B%20%28RmkMQL%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=CLASSES%20B&_ke=eyJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIktHQ2lhRCIsICJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJ5dm9ubmVzYXZpb0BlYXJ0aGxpbmsubmV0In0%3D

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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