Native Plant Garden Tour


Revel in the authentic lush, leafy, low water look of LA

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

Location: Self-Guided, LA County

Tickets: via Eventbrite

As lawns go dry across Southern California, opportunity is knocking. Life can spring from our cities while we reduce our outdoor water consumption and strengthen our communities. Find out what this looks like on the 20th annual Native Plant Garden Tour. Theodore Payne Foundation will highlight visionary native plant landscapes across the city, as well as the cast of characters—people, plant and animal alike—who make them what they are.

Sierra Madre Celebration

Celebrate the New, Water Saving Sierra Madre Post Office Garden with Us!
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023

Time: 9 am

Location: Sierra Madre Post Office (Map)
Join us in the dedication of the new, water-positive and fire defensive Sierra Madre Post Office Gardens and the city’s Earth Day celebration at Memorial Park. Visit our Instagram stories to see this powerhouse garden absorb the latest storms via its expansive bioswale.

Love Your Landscape Style Quiz

want to ditch your lawn but can’t picture what’s next? we can help.

February 2023. By Isara Ongwiseth: The architectural, life and street styles of Los Angeles are famously diverse. We want a good fit, and we aren’t shy about defining our needs. So isn’t it funny we settle for homogenous, ho-hum landscapes? That we accept our lawns’ demands on our time, attention and resources without asking if they are a good fit for us?

If you are looking for a style you’ll love as you look beyond the lawn, we’ve designed your matchmaker!

We want to hear where you landed! If you share your results via social media, please tag us for more tips.