PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

11/3/2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 110323-1
Subject:
Long Beach’s El Dorado Nature Center to Host California Native Plant Sale November 7-21
Contact:
Jane Grobaty
562.570.3233
Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov
Community Information Officer
Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine




The City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will offer their annual California Native Plant Sale beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7, through Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023, at El Dorado Nature Center (7550 E. Spring St.). The plant sale will feature hundreds of beautiful and beneficial native plants to enhance gardens, patios or balconies and increase habitat for wildlife. 

Plants will be available for purchase from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, while supplies last. Plant sale patrons can expect an easy shopping experience by completing the following steps: 

  • Complete the form by checking the type and quantity of plants you’d like to purchase and turn it in at the Plant Sale area inside the Nature Center’s main gate. 

  • Bring acceptable payment (cash, checks or credit cards) to the pickup.  

  • After payment, drive to the designated order fulfillment line to pick up plants. 

  • Enjoy gardening! 

Plant quantities are limited, and certain plants may be sold out at time of purchase. Pre-orders are not available, and the items chosen on the plant order form is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Proceeds from the California Native Plant Sale will benefit Friends of El Dorado Nature Center, an affiliate of the non-profit Partners of Parks, a group that works to cultivate respect, understanding and stewardship of the natural world. 
 
For more information, people may call 562.570.1745, or visit the El Dorado Nature Center webpage.  

Media inquiries may be directed to Jane Grobaty, Community Information Officer, Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine at 562.570.3233 or Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov.