Annual Garden Tour

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ANNUAL THEODORE PAYNE NATIVE PLANT GARDEN TOUR
The Year of the Buckwheat!
Saturday & Sunday, April 1 & 2, 2017
10:00am-5:00pm

Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 Garden Tour.
Garden Tour tickets make wonderful gifts!

Purchase here.

Illustration of California Buckwheat courtesy of Gene Bauer

Our 2016 Native Plant Garden Tour drew well over 1,000 visitors into 41 spectacular gardens, each planted with at least 50% native plants. Thanks to all of you who bought tickets and toured. Congratulations and thanks to the garden hosts and talented designers who generously opened their gardens to the public, and to the hard-working TPF docents (nearly 100 strong!) who greeted visitors and answered questions.

The Foundation sends enormous appreciation to the local agencies, businesses and organizations, including these major sponsors, that helped make the 2016 tour possible.  See a complete list of sponsors.

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2016 GARDEN TOUR IN THE NEWS
4/05/16 – Erik Knutzen shares his 2016 garden tour experience on his Root Simple blog. Read.

4/01/16 – The Los Angeles Times’ Lisa Boone interviews Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour Coordinator Margaret Oakley Otto, who explains the way sustainable gardens enlarge our outdoor experience. Read

3/29/2016 – The Kind Life blogger Alicia Silverstone thinks the Garden Tour is a great way to spend the day!
Read.

3/29/2016 – Houzz visits ten magnificent gardens from this year’s tour! Read.

3/25/2016 – KTLA’s preview of the Native Plant Garden Tour with the delightful Gayle Anderson. Read

3/18/2016 – Los Angeles Times’ 2016 guide to spring garden tours in Southern California. Read.

3/17/2016 – Pasadena Weekly considers the advantages of native plants and visits three homes on this year’s garden tour.  Read.

March 2016 – Garden Design shows off some of the fine gardens on this year’s native plant garden tour.  Read.

3/7/2016 – Garden Betty – blogs about native plants, TPF, and the Native Plant Garden Tour. Read.

2/28/2016 – The Los Angles Times – highlights the Native Plant Garden Tour. Read.


A striking transformation: Homeowners transformed this 1,800 front lawn into a peaceful oasis
for people and wildlife, right in the middle of the San Fernando Valley.

Before

BEFORE

After

AFTER

Visit NativePlantGardenTour.org for photos and plant lists for each garden on the 2016 tour. Visit archives of the previous Garden Tours: 2015 | 2014 | 2013