Not surprisingly with all that is going on, many of us may have forgotten that March 19th was the first day of Spring. This year, we can celebrate it in a new "virtual" way. Now more than ever, as [...]
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City life can be stressful, but there are relaxing places where you can get back to nature in Orange County. One day we look forward to wandering through a beautiful Botanic Garden at the Great Park. Meanwhile, here are three [...]
The Coalition is collaborating with Cal Poly Pomona Department of Landscape Architecture on a cool student learning project. Students from this diverse and highly respected program will apply the foundational elements they’ve been taught in a studio design course using [...]
Today is a good day to hug a tree, in fact, what better way to celebrate Arbor Day? Our universal love of trees explains why almost every country in the world celebrates its version of Arbor Day and like each [...]
Besides the first day of spring on March 19, March signals the start of daylight savings, occurring this year on March 8. That extra hour in the evening is a great time to tackle some garden chores, or even better a chance [...]
The Great Park is seeking paid sponsorships for elements of the park. At the last Great Park meeting, Garden Coalition board member Mike Stockstill asked the board and staff to consider seeking sponsorships for elements of the future public garden [...]
Many of you may have noticed it’s beginning to feel like spring especially in the garden. Another clue spring is close is the abundance of seed catalogs arriving in the mail, that’s because February is a good month to order [...]
We all have enjoyed the visually stunning displays of flowers, plants, and trees that gardens offer. If we are lucky, our visits to gardens can leave us inspired and feeling creative. Such inspiration brought a unique garden and art attraction [...]
Bird watching at the Orange County Great Park? You bet! It may look like soccer fields and tennis courts, but our feathery friends have made their home in the middle of all the action. Even open spaces designed for cars [...]
Botanical gardens are birding hotspots! Avid birders flock to botanical gardens worldwide eager to catch a glimpse of rare or seasonal specialties. Annual Birding Festivals boost the local economy and engage the community in the need for conservation. We envision [...]