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Seed and Bulb Program Intern

Seed and Bulb Program Internship July 13 2020 POSITION DESCRIPTION This internship, made possible by the support from the Southern California Horticulture Society through the Linda Pomerance Internship Grant, is a unique learning opportunity that will focus on...

New TPF online store coming soon!

We’re excited to announce that we are unveiling our new online store on Tuesday, June 16th! It will integrate all of our offerings (plants, seeds, books, clothing, and TPF merchandise) in one convenient place. The biggest change will be to our plant pickup system,...

May 2020 Update!

Dear Theodore Payne Community: Your financial support of Theodore Payne Foundation during these unprecedented and uncertain days has been amazing. In response to our last appeal, more than 200 individuals made tax deductible donations, providing crucial funds that are...

Stand with TPF

Dear Theodore Payne Foundation Community, On behalf of the staff and Board of the Theodore Payne Foundation, we hope that you, your loved ones and friends are in good health and good spirits during this extraordinary and challenging time, as the world responds to the...

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...

Celebrating Our 60th Anniversary

By Evan Meyer, Executive Director Two days before his passing in May of 1963, Theodore Payne had a simple request. Speaking of the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants, only three years old at the time, he asked Jim Seaman, our first board...

A Note from Executive Director Evan Meyer

As I sit in my new office on my first day of work at Theodore Payne Foundation, catching an occasional glimpse out the window of white sage and Santa Cruz Island buckwheat swaying in a mild winter breeze, I feel deeply honored to be here. It’s not just that Theodore...

Top Ten: November 2019

We’ve been posting our best selling plants, month by month, for more than a year now. This is meant to encourage larger-scale growers to put more native plants into production by taking some of the mystery out of the demand.