Calendar

Oct
20
Sat
FULL Three-Part California Native Garden Design with Carlos Flores, beginning October 20 @ Theodore Payne Foundation Library
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday, October 20, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, November 10, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, December 1, 9:00am-1:00pm
Last day to register: Friday, October 12

This comprehensive three-session course for home gardeners offers a sound foundation in design styles and process, the importance of sustainability and how to model a garden after patterns in nature. Students will devise a base/plot plan, implementing knowledge of hardscape materials, irrigation, soils and more. Prior to the class, students will complete a preliminary questionnaire and warm-up exercise for their site. In addition, students are asked to bring photos of their site and a baggie of the site’s soil to the first day of class. Limit: 5.

COURSE PREREQUISITE: Our Right Place, Right Plant class. This must be taken before the first session of the design class.

Three-Part California Native Garden Design with Carol Armour Aronson @ Theodore Payne Foundation Classroom
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This comprehensive three-session course for home gardeners offers a sound foundation in design styles and process, the importance of sustainability and how to model a garden after patterns in nature. Students will devise a base/plot plan, implementing knowledge of hardscape materials, irrigation, soils and more. Prior to the class, students will complete a preliminary questionnaire and warm-up exercise for their site. In addition, students are asked to bring photos of their site and a baggie of the site’s soil to the first day of class.

NEW! At Home in the Wild: Finding Inspiration in Local Plant Communities with Joshua Link @ Theodore Payne Foundation Classroom
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Planning your native garden? Borrow ideas from nature! In advance of fall planting and TPF’s Fall Plant Sale, this class describes common plant communities of our region, highlights their unique flora and explores how to incorporate ecological design into your landscape.

Joshua is a landscape architect and founding principal of Ecotone Studios. His work spans a broad range of project types and scales, including greenways, parks, campuses, streetscapes, regional plans, public art installations and residential gardens.

Native Plant Maintenance Basics: a Walk and Talk with Steve Singer @ Theodore Payne Foundation Front Porch
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A quick overview of maintenance practices for the California native garden, held outdoors on TPF grounds. Wear comfortable shoes, and bring your hat and water bottle. Steve is TPF’s Horticulturist. He maintains the gardens at the Foundation.

Oct
24
Wed
Fall Plant Sale Preview Sale @ Theodore Payne Foundation
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Preview Sale for members only at Contributor level and above

Members: 15% off plants, seed, bulbs, and TPF gear

15,000+ lovely plantsShop for plants at TPF
600 taxa to choose from
80% of plants grown by us!
60+ locally sourced taxa
75 staff & volunteers to help you out
42 carts to carry your plants!
12+ bulb taxa
4 valets to direct parking
3 new seed kits

 

Join at the door to support Theodore Payne Foundation and get a great deal in time for fall planting!

The region’s largest and most interesting selection of California flora. Look for many plants in large sizes, plus a wide array of native seed and bulbs. Shop early for best selection. Bring your own boxes and wagons!

 

Oct
25
Thu
Fall Plant Sale @ Theodore Payne Foundation
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Fall Plant Sale

Members: 15% off plants, seed, bulbs, and TPF gear

Non-Members: 10% off plants, seed, bulbs, and TPF gear

15,000+ lovely plantsShop for plants at TPF
600 taxa to choose from
80% of plants grown by us!
60+ locally sourced taxa
75 staff & volunteers to help you out
42 carts to carry your plants!
12+ bulb taxa
4 valets to direct parking
3 new seed kits

Join at the door to support Theodore Payne Foundation and get a great deal in time for fall planting!

The region’s largest and most interesting selection of California flora. Look for many plants in large sizes, plus a wide array of native seed and bulbs. Shop early for best selection. Bring your own boxes and wagons!

T’ai Chi in the Garden with Iren Jensen, beginning October 4 @ Theodore Payne Foundation Pergola
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Classes will be held on Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18 and 25, 8:30-9:30am
Class fee is for the month and covers all Thursdays in the month. No drop-ins.

Experience and enjoy the ancient art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan with slow-motion, low-impact movements that promote peace, inner calm and improved health. Classes will be held Thursday mornings outdoors at TPF, under the pergola in the beautiful La Fetra Nature Education Center and Gardens. (Aromatherapy from nearby native plants is on the house!) Limit: 15.

Iren has practiced Tai Chi under the tutelage of Grand Master Kai Ying Tung and his son, Master Chen Wei Tung, for 20 years, continues her practice and intensive study on a daily basis, and has been teaching for almost 15 years. Sharing her love of Tai Chi is Iren’s greatest joy and passion. Current clients include Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Google, the Menorah Housing Foundation, the City of Burbank, and the City of Los Angeles, to name a few. She is also a native plant gardener and longtime TPF member.

Oct
26
Fri
Fall Plant Sale @ Theodore Payne Foundation
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Fall Plant Sale

Members: 15% off plants, seed, bulbs, and TPF gear

Non-Members: 10% off plants, seed, bulbs, and TPF gear

15,000+ lovely plantsShop for plants at TPF
600 taxa to choose from
80% of plants grown by us!
60+ locally sourced taxa
75 staff & volunteers to help you out
42 carts to carry your plants!
12+ bulb taxa
4 valets to direct parking
3 new seed kits

Join at the door to support Theodore Payne Foundation and get a great deal in time for fall planting!

The region’s largest and most interesting selection of California flora. Look for many plants in large sizes, plus a wide array of native seed and bulbs. Shop early for best selection. Bring your own boxes and wagons!

Oct
27
Sat
Fall Plant Sale @ Theodore Payne Foundation
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Fall Plant Sale

Members: 15% off plants, seed, bulbs, and TPF gear

Non-Members: 10% off plants, seed, bulbs, and TPF gear

15,000+ lovely plantsShop for plants at TPF
600 taxa to choose from
80% of plants grown by us!
60+ locally sourced taxa
75 staff & volunteers to help you out
42 carts to carry your plants!
12+ bulb taxa
4 valets to direct parking
3 new seed kits

Join at the door to support Theodore Payne Foundation and get a great deal in time for fall planting!

The region’s largest and most interesting selection of California flora. Look for many plants in large sizes, plus a wide array of native seed and bulbs. Shop early for best selection. Bring your own boxes and wagons!

Nov
1
Thu
T’ai Chi in the Garden with Iren Jensen, beginning November 1 @ Theodore Payne Foundation Pergola
Nov 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Classes will be held on Thursdays, November 1, 8, 15 and 25, 8:30-9:30am (no class 11/22)
Class fee is for the month and covers all Thursdays in the month. No drop-ins.

Experience and enjoy the ancient art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan with slow-motion, low-impact movements that promote peace, inner calm and improved health. Classes will be held Thursday mornings outdoors at TPF, under the pergola in the beautiful La Fetra Nature Education Center and Gardens. (Aromatherapy from nearby native plants is on the house!) Limit: 15.

Iren has practiced Tai Chi under the tutelage of Grand Master Kai Ying Tung and his son, Master Chen Wei Tung, for 20 years, continues her practice and intensive study on a daily basis, and has been teaching for almost 15 years. Sharing her love of Tai Chi is Iren’s greatest joy and passion. Current clients include Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Google, the Menorah Housing Foundation, the City of Burbank, and the City of Los Angeles, to name a few. She is also a native plant gardener and longtime TPF member.

Nov
3
Sat
Three-Part California Native Garden Design with Carol Armour Aronson @ Theodore Payne Foundation Classroom
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This comprehensive three-session course for home gardeners offers a sound foundation in design styles and process, the importance of sustainability and how to model a garden after patterns in nature. Students will devise a base/plot plan, implementing knowledge of hardscape materials, irrigation, soils and more. Prior to the class, students will complete a preliminary questionnaire and warm-up exercise for their site. In addition, students are asked to bring photos of their site and a baggie of the site’s soil to the first day of class.

Nov
8
Thu
T’ai Chi in the Garden with Iren Jensen, beginning November 1 @ Theodore Payne Foundation Pergola
Nov 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Classes will be held on Thursdays, November 1, 8, 15 and 25, 8:30-9:30am (no class 11/22)
Class fee is for the month and covers all Thursdays in the month. No drop-ins.

Experience and enjoy the ancient art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan with slow-motion, low-impact movements that promote peace, inner calm and improved health. Classes will be held Thursday mornings outdoors at TPF, under the pergola in the beautiful La Fetra Nature Education Center and Gardens. (Aromatherapy from nearby native plants is on the house!) Limit: 15.

Iren has practiced Tai Chi under the tutelage of Grand Master Kai Ying Tung and his son, Master Chen Wei Tung, for 20 years, continues her practice and intensive study on a daily basis, and has been teaching for almost 15 years. Sharing her love of Tai Chi is Iren’s greatest joy and passion. Current clients include Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Google, the Menorah Housing Foundation, the City of Burbank, and the City of Los Angeles, to name a few. She is also a native plant gardener and longtime TPF member.