Past Events:

Sunday May 15, 2011

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

South Bay Water Wise Garden Tour

The South Bay Water-Wise Garden Tour is a self-guided tour of South Bay gardens,
serving the areas of El Segundo, Gardena, Hermosa Beach, Lomita, Manhattan Beach,
Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, and Torrance in Southern California.

The purpose of this garden tour is to:

  • Provide South Bay residents with the opportunity to see first-hand gardens using
    water-wise techniques and plants

  • Illustrate that healthy, attractive gardens can flourish with less water usage

  • Motivate residents to try gardening using water-wise techniques

  • Inspire gardeners to provide wildlife habitat in their gardens

  • Provide an outing the whole family can enjoy

Throughout the tour you will encounter the beauty and pristine look of South Bay Area
Gardens that embrace the water wise gardening philosophy.

To find out more about Water Wise Gardening, click here

Monday, April 4, 2011

Doors open 7:15, Program starts at 7:30 PM

Getting Rid of Your Water-Guzzling Lawn

Mimi Andersen, Garden Magic Company, Manhattan Beach

Mike Garcia, Enviroscape, Redondo Beach

Learn ways to kill your lawn and ready your new space for fall planting. Lessen your dependence on imported water! Be part of the solution: Remove your lawn and discover the aesthetic, economic and environmental benefits that lawn substitutes can bring. Grass substitutes, drought tolerant groundcovers and underground water systems will be part of the discussion.


South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274


New FREE Spring Classes Beginning This Month! Water Saving Irrigation & Rain Water Harvesting Want to conserve some of that “free” water that pours out of the sky? Learn about rain barrels and water containment systems and see how they can be used to catch rainwater for future use, such as drip irrigation or to feed a waterfall. Also learn about the latest in water conserving irrigation products such as smart Irrigation controllers, environmental sensors, high efficiency rotator sprinklers, and drip irrigation.  

Location: Amphitheater at Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden, west side of Polliwog Park. Park on N. Peck Ave. off Manhattan Beach Blvd.

Prior registration: Required for most. Reserve your spot so we’ll know you’re coming (in case of cancellation) and to ensure we’ll have enough handouts.

Contact: Julie Gonella at 310-546-1354 or

Leave: Your name, class request(s), number of people attending and phone # when calling.

Mike Garcia, Enviroscape LA Landscaping
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Mike Garcia, Enviroscape LA

March 26, 10-11 am