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2025 Call for Gardens

Open Call for Gardens

Theodore Payne Foundation

2025 Native Plant Garden Tour

Applications are open!
Show off your stunning habitat garden on the tour

The application period for the 2025 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour is now through June 15, 2024.

A beloved tradition since 2003, the Garden Tour proudly showcases the region’s most beautiful and inspiring ecological landscaping. 

Garden Tour Hosts are dedicated ambassadors for our native flora, giving visitors a firsthand look into various applications of native plants in the landscape. For one magical weekend each spring, these gardens become sites of celebration, inspiration and learning. Apply by June 15th to have your garden considered for next spring’s tour!

Applicants, please photograph your garden now to show the garden in its full spring bloom! Application review and garden visits are scheduled on a rolling basis. Gardens must be planted with at least 50% California native plants and be located in Los Angeles County to be considered. Returning hosts: even if you have been accepted on the Tour before, all hosts are required to submit an application. Thank you!

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