News from the Garden July 2012

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
July Buzz from California's Native Garden

Monarch caterpiller on narrow leaf milkweedWhen creating a beautiful butterfly garden, it is best to use a variety of native plants from the region that provide food and nectar for butterflies.

Summer classes at RSABGGet a head start on fall gardening plans with summer horticulture classes at RSABG. Save the date for the GNN West L.A. Autumn Garden Party Oct. 6 and 7 and GNN Claremont Fall Planting Festival Nov. 3!

Come over tggo our place for Garden Groove, rockin' Thursday nights now through Aug. 2. The line up includes the ultra-cool sounds of The Iliana Rose Band, eclectic tunes of Squeakin' Wheels and fun, dance jams of Doc Rock-It.

You're invited! Free Butterfly Pavilion admission on Sunday, July 29, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. (standard Garden admission fees still apply). Every visitor to the Pavilion will have a chance to help release the butterflies into the Garden.

Big Bugs exhibition has been extended through the end of July. Visitors can have a chance to meet the artist, David Rogers, on Tues., July 31 and Wed., Aug. 1.

The Sat., Aug. 25, RSABG Teacher Open House helps teachers and school staff learn about and plan student tours in the Garden. The Teacher Open House is proudly sponsored by Gourmet Gourmet Catering.
RSABG botanists delve into fieldwork on three continents.

Be a champion of California native plants and help eradicate invasive plants in the Angeles National Forest.

Upcoming Events

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is a private, non-profit organization
dedicated to California native plant conservation, public horticultural education,
scientific research and sales of native plants.
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Claremont, California 91711

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