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Call for Proposal for Workshop Leaders — Annual Gathering of Community Gardens

9th Annual Gathering of Community Gardens The 9th Annual Gathering of Community Gardens will be Saturday, October 3.  Location to be announced.  Our focus this year will be on engaged young children in community gardens and empowering garden leadership teams.  We are currently requesting proposals for workshop leaders by August 7th.  For information about presenting, contact LACGC Board Member, Teague Weybright, attweybright@gmail.com.

Need a Large Composter?

A local community gardener would like to donate a large compost bin to a community garden that will make good use of it. Contact Eileen Zwiers (eileenzwiers@gmail.com) or Julie Beals (jbeals.lacgc@gmail.com) if you’re interested.

Meet Teague Weybright & Ocean View Farms

Ocean View Farms Ocean View Farms is a picturesque garden, right across from the Santa Monica Airport. If you didn’t know where to look, it’s easy to pass by. However, once you enter through the steep driveway, it explodes into a fruitful and colorful landscape. The farm spreads around six acres, with a little bit of land left that they are waiting to develop into more garden space. Ocean View has been around for 38 years, starting back in 1977. The…

Eastmont Community Garden Officially Open!

Eastmont Community Garden Officially Open!
Congratulations to LA Corps, Little Green Fingers, LANLT, the Eastmont Community Center, Dake Luna, and all of the community members who helped build the fabulous Eastmont Community Garden, which officially opened Saturday, May 30th!      

South Pasadena Community Garden is Open!

South Pasadena Community Garden is Open!
Thank you to the City of South Pasadena, the many volunteers, and to the sponsors who helped open the South Pasadena Community Garden on Magnolia Street on May 2nd.  Visit the community garden's Facebook page to learn more!

Visit La Madera Community Garden

Visit La Madera Community Garden
A little east of the dry San Gabriel riverbed along Ramona Boulevard sits a small plot of land tucked between a dusty fast food chain and small suburban homes and apartments. A decade ago, residents and community activists of the City of El Monte came together to create the city’s first and only community garden at this very site, and the La Madera Community Garden continues to thrive ten years later. As you walk through the trellised entrance heavy with…

Five local Master Gardeners featured on KCETs The Edible Garden: Breaking Ground

Five local Master Gardeners featured on KCETs The Edible Garden: Breaking Ground
Check out these short informational gardening videos featuring five local Master Gardeners on KCETs new garden-focused show The Edible Garden: Breaking Ground. Paul Robles-Ishii on Watering Plants Armida Robles-Ishii on Snail and Slug Control Florence Nishida on Collecting Seeds for Next Year Kwaku Annor on Gardening Soil Milli Macen-Moore on Deep Watering Methods  

Grow LA Victory Garden Classes — starting May 16 and 31

Grow LA Victory Garden Classes — starting May 16 and 31
Join one of the last Grow LA Victory Garden series of classes this season! Starting May 16, 2015 Alan Hjelm Community Garden at Lutheran Church of the Master (Intermediate) Address: 725 East Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93534 Dates: May 16, 23, 30 and June 6 (Saturday) Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Susie Bowman Contact Info: (661) 209-6002 or (661) 823-1919, jackanna1007@yahoo.com Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class Register here Starting May 31st, 2015 Greystone Mansion (Beginning) Address: 905…

Attend a New Garden Opening!

Attend a New Garden Opening!
Please join us to celebrate the opening of three new community gardens in May 2015! South Pasadena Community Garden Grand Opening 1028 Magnolia Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030 Saturday, May 2nd 11am - 1pm     Willowbrook Community Garden Grand Opening 644 E. 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059 Saturday, May 16th 11 am - 2 pm     Eastmont Community Garden Grand Opening 717 Hoeffner Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90022 Saturday, May 30th 10 am - noon    

Meet Ed Begley, Jr. & Councilmember O’Farrell at 4/26 Fundraiser!

Actor and environmentalist, Ed Begley, Jr., Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, and Molly Peterson of KPCC will all be featured guests at our From Gardenbed to Riverbed event on Sunday, April 26!  Delicious appetizers and drinks will be served by Little Lily’s Kitchen.  Tickets are $100 and all proceeds support LACGC’s work in community gardens. Reserve your ticket today. We look forward to seeing you there!