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January 2021

Virtual Native Plant Events and Webinars

January 5 - April 6

Virtual events have made it possible to hear speakers from all over CA! Open the event to see upcoming webinars/events and see recordings.

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Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter Plant Sale

January 18 - January 21

Order online Jan 18- Jan 21, pick-up on January 23rd.  

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February 2021

Navigating Race & Inclusivity in Community Gardens with Sama Mirghavami

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Well-meaning people have been organizing since the dawn of the local food movement to create vibrant, urban garden spaces in an effort to build and support their communities. However these efforts, which are often oriented towards the goal of ameliorating social issues such as lack of access to food and green space for marginalized people, sometimes undermine themselves in terms of equity and inclusivity. How can we ensure that our work as community organizers and gardeners is doing more help…

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The Flora Effect of Fires by Pete Warner of Milo Baker

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Pete Warner of Milo Baker

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Naturehood Gardening: Seasonal Aesthetics for the Native Garden

February 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Your garden can both look beautiful and provide habitat year-round. Join in to learn from gardeners across California. Register:

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Geology of the Santa Monica Mountains

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Unlike northern California, the Santa Monica Mountains contain no serpentine so the influence of geology on plant distributions is subtle. Nonetheless, a general knowledge of rock types and their history is useful when viewing the natural flora.

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San Diego Chapter Plant Sale

February 15 - February 18

Online orders begin February 15 at 8PM and continue until 180 orders are sold. Pickup will be mid to late March.

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Fire and the Landscape: Safety, Ecology, and Cultural Practice | Eric Knapp and Margo Robbins

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register for this course and join Eric Knapp and Margo Robbins. They will discuss efforts to reduce wildfire risks and re-envision our relationship with fire in the landscape.

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March 2021

Cultivating Place: Under Western Skies. By: Jennifer Jewell

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Creator, Writer and Host of Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden. 

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April 2021

Bumble Bees. By: John Whittlesey. Proprietor – Canyon Creek Nursery & Design

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a night all about bumble bees

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