Art Links

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA www.ceramicmuseum.org

Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA: www.claremontmuseum.org

Gamble House, Pasadena, CA: www.gamblehouse.org

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA: www.huntington.org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA: www.lacma.org

Mingei International Museum, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA: www.mingei.org

National Trust for Historic Preservation Historic Artists Homes and Studios (Sam Maloof Historic Residence and Woodworking Studio)

Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA: www.pomona.edu/museum

Rancho Cucamonga Community Events Calendar: www.rcrda.us/events

Sam Maloof Woodworker Inc., Alta Loma, CA: www.sammaloofwoodworker.com

Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA: www.scrippscollege.edu

williamson-gallery Textile Museum, Washington, DC: www.textilemuseum.org

Garden Links

The Metropolitan Water District is a long-time supporter of water-wise practices. A grant from the MWD was instrumental in creating this garden. They offer useful information on water-wise gardening and common-sense water conservation in general.

http://www.bewaterwise.com/knowledge01.html

 

The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. An excellent garden of California Natives with many resources for the local gardener including extensive classes and a large annual plant sale.

Rancho Santa Ana also maintains a hotline and e-mail for native plant gardening: Native Plant Garden Hotline Ph: (909) 624-0838or email: rsabg.hortinfo@cgu.edu.

http://www.rsabg.org

 

The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants Inc. is a highly-respected resource for native plant gardeners with gardening information and instructions, as well as providing information on viewing wildflower blooms each spring and a major source of native plant seeds.

http://www.theodorepayne.org

 

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is dedicated to research, education and conservation, and display of California native plants.

http://www.sbbg.org

 

For information on creating a wildlife friendly habitat in your garden, and applying for the Certified Wildlife Habitat designation for your home garden.

http://www.nwf.org/backyard

 

U.C Davis Agriculture and Natural Resources maintains an extensive web site of general information for both gardeners and agriculture. There is extensive help for watering, pest management, and many other topics. This is also the sponsor and home site for the Master Gardeners program.

http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu

 

There are several commercial nurseries that actively support native and Mediterranean plants. These include the Tree of Life Nursery and Native Sons Nursery.

http://www.treeoflifenursery.com

http://nativeson.com

 

For those budding young gardeners, here is a "Kids Guide to Planting a Flower Garden"

http://www.avasflowers.net/kids-guide-to-planting-a-flower-garden

 

Claremont Garden Club. Meetings are free and open to all. They are held on the second Wednesdays of most months at the Napier Center in PIlgrim Place, 660 Avery Rd. Claremont, CA. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and socializing and the talks begin at 7:00p.m.   www.claremontgardenclub.org