November 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 November 2021


Upcoming events, Online Zoom: Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
https://www.arboretum.org/calendar/2021/11

Upcoming events: Arlington Garden in Pasadena
https://www.arlingtongardenpasadena.com/

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/event/virtual-native-plant-events

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

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/

Wednesday, 11-03-21, 1:30-3:00pm
Online Webinar Series - First Wednesday Plant Info Zoom with Frank McDonough
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Frank McDonough, the Arboretum’s Plant Information Consultant, resumes his popular monthly Plant Information class online. His November topics include: Holiday garden strategies for seasonal color; herbs to grow for Christmas cuisine; fall color walk (virtual). These webinars are free, but registration is required: https://www.arboretum.org/events/plant-information-on-zoom-4/2021-09-01

Saturday, 11-06-21 9:00am - 2:00pm
In Person - Native Plant Sale

San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of the California Native Plant Society

Join us at our annual native plant sale where you will find a large variety of well-priced, unusual, and low-water-use California native plants and wildflower seeds. Appropriate for gardens in the Los Angeles Basin, these beautiful native plants provide good habitat, and are attractive to birds, butterflies and hummingbirds. Knowledgeable chapter members will be on hand to answer questions and offer recommendations.  Free.  Monrovia Historical Museum, 742 E. Lemon Avenue, Monrovia, 91016-3008.  For more information, email plantsale@cnps-sgm.org  call 626-590-5070 or check the website https://cnps-sgm.org/

Saturday, 11-06-21 10:00am
Online Zoom - Garden & Seed Saving Round Table Discussion
Seed Library of Los Angeles, Altadena Chapter

Bring your gardening and seed saving questions (and experience) to our round table discussion. Seed Library volunteers, Master Gardeners, and you will be on hand to share experiences and answer questions.  Free.  To register, go to:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqd-ihpz0sEt33LsJZqelrE0Ao_wM3heKP  For more information, contact Jessica: slolaaltadena@gmail.com

Tuesday, 11-09-21, 7:30pm
In Person - All About Strawberries with Lucie Galvin
Orange County Organic Gardening Club

Lucie Galvin, a local sustainable gardening teacher and designer, will speak about strawberries and their origins, characteristics, needs and uses, including fun, organic, creative ways to successfully grow them at home.  Free.  Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa 92626. Drive through the main gate, turn left and park near the Silo Building. Masks required for all attendees. For more information, e-mail OCOGClub@gmail.com , call 949-375-0302, or check the website https://www.facebook.com/groups/1427109197539054/

Wednesday, 11-10-21, 12:00-1:30pm
Online via Zoom - An Introduction to Landscape Photography with Millicent Harvey and Stephen Shafer

California Garden and Landscape History Society/California Preservation Society

In partnership with the California Preservation Foundation (CPF), CGLHS is pleased to offer a free introduction to landscape photography, presented by landscape photographer and CGLHS member Millicent Harvey and HABS/HAER/HALS photographer Stephen Schafer.

Using a camera to capture the beauty of a plant or place is just one aspect of photography. Capturing a historic landscape requires an intentional approach behind the camera, whether the goal is exhibition or documentation. Harvey and Schafer will share insights into their professional yet distinct practices and examples of their work at a free lunchtime talk on Wednesday, November 10th at noon. A Q&A with the photographers will follow the presentation.

Registration is required: https://californiapreservation.org/events/intro-landscape-photo/

Wednesday, 11-10-21, 4:00-5:30pm
Online Zoom - Container Gardening with Yvonne Savio

Los Angeles Public Library, Mark Twain Branch

Yvonne will discuss what elements to consider and how to accomplish success, including some fun containers.  For more information and Zoom link, contact William Bermeo, wbermeo@lapl.org , 323-755-4088.

Thursday, 11-11-21, 7:10pm
Online Webinar - A Brief History of African American Landscape Architects with Matt Williams
The Southern California Horticultural Society

The Southern California Horticultural Society hosts Matt Williams, Board member of the Black Landscape Architect's Network and urban planner, landscape designer, drone photographer and videographer based in Detroit. He will give a presentation on some of the prominent African American Landscape Architects of the past and present. The webinar is free, but you must register to receive Zoom access at www.socalhort.org  For more information, email socalhort@gmail.com.

Wednesday, 11-17-21, 6:00-7:00pm
Online via Zoom - San Francisco's Golden Gate Park: A Thousand and Seventeen Acres of Stories with Christopher Pollock

California Garden and Landscape History Society

In 2020, the City of San Francisco celebrated the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park. In honor of the event, Rec & Park Historian-in-Residence Christopher Pollock published a significant update to his 2001 book San Francisco's Golden Gate Park: A Thousand and Seventeen Acres of Stories.

Registration is $5 for CGLHS Members and $15 for Non-Members. https://cglhs.org/event-4465961 Thursday, 11-18-21, 12:00-2:00pm
Online Webinar Series - Garden Info Event Series
University of California Integrated Pest Management

In this monthly series, 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.

November's topic: Understanding Pesticides.
Pesticides can be a part of integrated pest management efforts to control pests around the home and landscape. However, it is important to understand how to use them safely and effectively to protect human health, nontarget species, and the environment. This webinar will cover pesticide basics of including types of pesticides, understanding pesticide labels, and how to use them safely. For more information and to register, go to https://ucanr.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OtVy6F1ySAydJjV3nhxdlw

Saturday, 11-20-21, 10:00am-12:00pm
In Person - Autumn Centerpiece Workshop with Kelley Benes
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Join host Kelley Benes in her presentation on how to create a fall centerpiece that helps us give thanks to the flora of Southern California. Using natural materials collected from the arboretum gardens, guests will learn interesting facts about the plants that call LA home while creating a beautiful work of art to enjoy for the holidays. $40 members, $50 non-members.  301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia 91007.  Pre-Registration Required https://www.arboretum.org/events/autumn-centerpiece-workshop/2021-11-20 For more information, contact Denise Lu, Education Engagement Specialist, 626-566-3706, denise.lu@arboretum.org.

Saturday, 11-20-21, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar - Fruit Trees for
Home Gardens
The Chino Basin Water Conservation District

Going to the local nursery and buying what catches your eye does not always lead to the desired results. This class will provide you with the information you need to get going or help refine your techniques for growing fruit at home, whether you want to plant one tree or an entire home orchard.

For more information and to register for for this free class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fruit-trees-for-home-gardens-online-workshop-tickets-159535108805?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Saturday, 11-20-21, 4:30pm-6:30pm
In Person - Edible Garden Seed and Sip Workshop
The Cook's Garden, Venice

This creative interactive workshop is a guided exploration of starting your own edible garden from seed while you sip on featured wines and craft beer and savor a selection artisanal cheeses, dried fruit and nuts. You’ll leave this event with your very own sustainable seeded tray to nurture your future food garden at home. You’ll have your choice of a wide selection of cool season herbs and veggie seeds with which to create the start of your dream garden. $65.  Participants must be 21 or older and present a COVID vaccination card. 1033 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice 90291.  For registration and more information, follow this link: https://www.thecooksgardenvenice.com

Tuesday, 11-23-21 9:30-10:30am
Online Zoom - England: Chelsea Flower Show, Prince Charles'Highgrove Organic Sustainable Garden and meeting the "Mother" of Cottage Gardening, Marjery Fish with Yvonne Savio
San Pedro Garden Club

The San Pedro Garden Club hosts Yvonne discussing her “Bucket List” trip to three of England’s foremost garden destinations. For the Zoom link and more information, contact Barbara Felberg-Jackson, tenthpwr@gmail.com , 424-477-5059.

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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