Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour showcases 40 landscapes around L.A.

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The Boojum Tree(native to Baja California), center along with Night Blooming Cereus and other succulents in Debe Loxton and Martha Clark’s yard.

(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)

Learn about wildlife, butterfly habitats, runoff management and more at the 13th Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour on April 2 and 3.

The two-day, self-driven tour features more than 40 gardens composed of at least 50% native plants in the Los Angeles area.

Private garden owners — many of whom designed and installed their own landscapes — will be on site to share secrets, as will Theodore Payne docents. Look for more on the event in our March 26 issue.

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Tickets are $30 for Theodore Payne Foundation members and students; $35 for nonmembers. Tickets for couples are $50 (two tickets) for members; $60 for non-members. Tickets cover both days of the tour.

Tickets are available at, or by calling (818) 768-1802 ext 15. You can also buy tickets at the Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford St., in Sun Valley.

— Lisa Boone



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