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The nursery, bookstore, grounds and restrooms are currently closed to the public. For information on plant take out orders, visit our inventory page.


NEW! Front porch pick-up option for seeds, books, t-shirts and more!


For general inquiries, please call us at 818-768-1802


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We are open for take out orders! Updates on Coronavirus.

Please read updates on our 2020 Garden Tour.

We’re celebrating our 60th Anniversary! Read Executive Director Evan Meyer’s blog about our heritage and upcoming 60th events.

Wild Flower Chasers: The 37th annual Theodore Payne Wild Flower Hotline starts Friday, March 6, with written and recorded reports, updated weekly March-May. 

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Update on the 2020 Garden Tour

The 2020 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour is moving online! Join us for a journey through the Los Angeles region's most beautiful and inspiring home landscapes. On March 28th and 29th, we'll be hosting a live stream from gardens around the city. You'll learn...

TPF Updates Concerning the Coronavirus

Tuesday, March 24 While the Sales Yard and Bookstore remain closed until further notice, we are happy to announce that our new plant takeout system is up and running. You can select plants from our inventory, pay over the phone, and pick them up safely without coming...