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 [...]
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At its July 9, 2019 meeting, Irvine City Council voted unanimously to begin a study on creating a Climate Action Plan. A CAP is a voluntary measure of the city's take to curb greenhouse gas emissions generated by commercial and [...]
Sometimes gardening seems complicated, but if you follow these guidelines, they will simplify the process and lead to a healthy, beautiful garden! Poor Water Management Avoid watering too much in the heat of the day, increasing evaporation. Water only where it’s [...]
Wouldn't it be great to have a beautiful setting like botanic gardens at the Great Park to enjoy the twilight hours of August? Gardens are a magical place at sunset to see beautiful gardens transform as the rays of the [...]
Recent reports that City of Hope will build a world-class campus for a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center in the Great Park Neighborhoods is Great News for all of us who have been touched by cancer. As an independent [...]
Think you have a brown thumb and can’t keep houseplants alive? There are some easy-care, low maintenance choices worth a try. House plants not only bring natural beauty into your home but also help to clean the air from environmental [...]
What a special adventure it would be to go to summer camp in our botanical garden at the Great Park! There are endless opportunities for discovery, fun, and enriching outdoor learning for kids. Summer camps in the garden are great [...]
The late Oliver Sacks, author and neurologist, recommends a garden for better health. In a posthumous essay in the New York Times, Sacks wrote, "As a physician, I take my patients to gardens whenever possible. All of us have had [...]
Now that Spring is here and the weather is perfect for planting in the garden, we are all eagerly visiting nurseries to scoop up vegetable, herb and flower seedlings to start our gardens. But before we can grow healthy plants, [...]
Spring is in full bloom and so are the gardens. Whether you’re looking for inspiration to renew the beauty in your home garden, or simply revitalize your spirit and appreciate the joys of gardening, now is the time to do [...]