Faculty and Future Landscape Architects Tour the Great Park

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 [...]

Faculty and Future Landscape Architects Tour the Great Park2020-03-23T20:31:10-07:00

Coalition Shares Ideas on Sponsorship with Great Park Board of Directors

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 [...]

Coalition Shares Ideas on Sponsorship with Great Park Board of Directors2020-03-03T10:27:55-07:00

2019 – What a Year! 2020 – Let’s Plan a Garden!

As 2019 comes to a close, we have a lot to celebrate!  The culmination of almost three years of public advocacy to keep a botanical garden at the Great Park resulted in the identification of a site for the Great [...]

2019 – What a Year! 2020 – Let’s Plan a Garden!2020-01-02T11:02:07-07:00

Giving Back while you Shop with Amazon Smile and The GPGC!

Looking for a way to give back while you shop? Amazon Smile has made this happen! With the holiday season upon us, it's shopping and gift-giving time! Did you know that you can shop and help support the Great Park [...]

Giving Back while you Shop with Amazon Smile and The GPGC!2019-11-30T06:31:14-07:00

The Making of the ‘Plant a Seed’ Video – A Garden PSA

When you have a vision, to make it come true, you need to share the vision with others. When the vision is to create a world-class botanical garden, the best way to share the vision is to take others to [...]

The Making of the ‘Plant a Seed’ Video – A Garden PSA2019-11-07T11:03:46-07:00

Great News! The Great Park Botanical Garden is on the Map!

At Tuesday’s Orange County Great Park Board Meeting, the park development update unveiled a proposed 40-acre site for the future Great Park Botanical Garden. We are so excited.  Next step is to meet with city staff and draft an Exclusive [...]

Great News! The Great Park Botanical Garden is on the Map!2019-10-29T11:02:14-07:00

Let’s “Plant a Seed” at the Irvine Global Festival

Let’s ‘Plant a Seed’ at Irvine Global Village Festival, Oct. 12-13 Great Park Garden Coalition volunteers and supporters will be eager to greet visitors for the second year in a row at the Irvine Global Village Festival. This year the [...]

Let’s “Plant a Seed” at the Irvine Global Festival2019-09-30T09:44:38-07:00

Could the Great Park Botanical Garden be another Eden?

The Coalition is looking around the world for inspiration. The Eden Project. Some of us have been lucky enough to travel to Cornwall, England, where a former china clay mining pit was transformed into a world-class attraction. Two huge domed [...]

Could the Great Park Botanical Garden be another Eden?2019-03-05T10:31:26-07:00

City Watch – Latest Updates for the City of Irvine

Here at the Great Park Garden Coalition, we are always on the lookout for change and current happenings in our community. Change is constant. With the elections and holidays behind us, the GPGC is getting in gear for the year. [...]

City Watch – Latest Updates for the City of Irvine2019-02-13T10:15:30-07:00