Shipley Nature Center in partnership with The City of Huntington Beach Water Conservation will have hundreds of California native plants available for purchase. On the day of plant sale, we will set out mostly one-gallon size plants for the coastal, chaparral areas of Orange County. Vermiculture (worm castings) will be available in 10 lb bags. […]
A good variety of reasonably priced California native plants and wildflower seeds appropriate for gardens in the Los Angeles basin will be available, including plants for attracting birds and butterflies to your home garden. Knowledgeable chapter members will be on hand to answer questions. We obtain our plants from high-quality local nurseries specializing in native […]
Patricia Carpenter’s Seasonal Fall Ramble Register here for the event You are invited to enjoy Patricia’s native garden on a typical cool fall day. The garden, a secluded 1-acre wild escape on the slough, is located west of Davis. Started in 2005, it now features about 400 species and cultivars of California native plants. Visit […]
Join us to learn more about arranging California native plants in bouquets, garlands and wreaths for the holidays! This is a continuation of the talk last year where Cynthia focused on bouquets. This talk will primarily focus on creating garlands and wreaths. Last year’s presentation is in our YouTube channel @NSJV_CNPS When Cynthia Gingerich and […]
Join us as two strong school leaders (Stacie Aguesse of Santiago STEAM Magnet Elementary and Tony Tubbs of Tesoro High School) relate their experiences in creating two very different California native gardens on their OC campuses. We will see that despite challenges-Inspired leadership, creative thinking, and hard work will help a campus native garden grow […]
This presentation will delve into the history of the Garden and the new native plant additions envisioned by the new Executive Director, Jeannie Perales.
THIS TALK IS IN-PERSON ONLY. Saratoga Library, Community Room, 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga In this talk, Jill will demonstrate how to make a seasonal dried flower wreath using sustainable materials, with a focus on native California plants. She'll share techniques for drying flowers and creating the wreath, demonstrate how to start and finish your creation, […]
Sage smudging has become a viral trend, common in movies, TV shows, social media, and cleansing rituals—people burning sage bundles in the hope of purifying space and clearing bad energy. Instead of healing, the appropriated use of saging in popular culture is having a harmful effect. Indigenous communities have tended a relationship with white sage […]