Learning the optimum time to harvest is an important part of becoming a gardener.Read More
Planting seeds, growing community
Join us for a fun, free, family-friendly class on Seed Starting at South 40, November 5th at noon! PLANTING COOL SEASON SEEDS with Educators Kate Thomas and Kerrina Sanchez South 40 Community Garden 2813 South St. 12:00 to 1:00 PM See the attached flyer for more information. Space will be limited, so make a reservation now! RSVP: LBO Education Director Karen Haney: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't miss out on this tour of top-shelf sipping tequilas led by Matt Harrison, co-owner of Roadrunner Spirits, Beer, and Wine, a boutique store in Los Alamitos. The tasting includes a variety of delicious tapas, a hand-blown copita (tasting cup), and a Salsa Mania dance session. This special Long Beach Organic fundraising event is limited to 24 participants, so sign up fast. To make your reservation, email email@example.com and include: the number of persons in your party, your phone number, your choice of Salsa Mania session (5:30-6:30 p.m. or 7-8 p.m.) (if interested). Visit https://www.longbeachorganic.org/donate to make your $120 per person donation to attend. (Note that donations are non-refundable).
Come to the LBO Zaferia Learning Garden for a multi-sensory adventure exploring culinary herbs. Join LBO Educational Director Karen Haney to learn how to grow, harvest and prepare some kitchen favorites. Participants will have the opportunity to plant herb seeds, pot up a special chocolate peppermint plant, and make lavender herb sachets. When: Saturday June 11 from 10:00 to 11:30 Where: Zaferia Junction Garden 3709 East 10th Street, 90804 RSVP: Karen Haney firstname.lastname@example.org This is a free, family friendly event open to all! PLEASE RSVP TO KAREN SO THAT WE KNOW YOU WILL BE ATTENDING!
Don't miss LBO's annual plant fundraiser to get a jump on your spring and summer vegetable gardens! Tomatoes, peppers, squash, lettuce, eggplant, herbs and much more. Stop by the Zaferia Junction Community Garden between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. Thanks for supporting Long Beach Organic!
Join us to begin the process of making Long Beach Organic’s largest community garden accessible to people of all abilities. Volunteers will help plant a new, accessible, multi-sensory therapeutic garden with culinary herbs, California natives, and pollinator-friendly plants. Volunteers can also tour the largest garden and meet the gardeners. All are welcome, including children 6 and older. Come prepared to get dirty! Please wear closed-toed shoes and sun protection. Garden gloves would be useful. We could use extra shovels and garden tools if you have them! Parking may be limited, car pooling is recommended. A light lunch of wood-fired pizza and garden salad will be provided. RSVP at email@example.com
On Saturday, Dec. 11, LBO Director of Education and UCCE Master Gardener Karen Haney will be preparing saved seeds for planting next spring. Join Karen for an informal exploration of seed saving techniques and ideas to incorporate planting with seeds into your gardening practices. Please bring your own envelopes or containers to bring home some seeds! Where: Zaferia Junction Community Garden 3709 E 10th St, Long Beach, CA 90804 When: Saturday Dec. 11 from 10 -11:30 a.m. Email Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space
A groundbreaking will soon be held for LBO's ninth community garden at 3121 Long Beach Boulevard. The garden will include an orchard, a sensory garden, a giving garden, a children's garden, and areas for California natives and plants that support bees, as well as 30 community garden plots and four accessible raised beds.Read More
Long Beach Organic's newest site, the Crown Victory Community Garden includes 22 ground-level planters, two raised planters, and an 8-foot-tall grape arbor.Read More
The Grace Park Garden, located within a pocket park at Plymouth and Elm streets, is part of a collaboration with the city to provide more green space in North Long Beach.Read More
Commemorating avid gardener Mary Molina, this garden came to life with the Molina family's donation of land to the City of Long Beach for a community garden.Read More
The city set aside space for this community garden during an expansion of Orizaba Park in 2010.Read More
Established in 2001 on a vacant city property, the Pacific and Sixth Community Garden is a small patch of green on busy Pacific Avenue.Read More
Opened in December 2013 with 20 small plots, the Seventh and Chestnut garden in downtown Long Beach is a favorite of nearby apartment dwellers.Read More
Started in 2010, the South Forty is a green oasis in an industrial area with 43 plots.Read More
Zaferia Junction Garden at 10th and Grand streets is LBO's largest garden, with 90 garden plots.Read More