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Garden Inspiration Tour

Locals across the Eastern Sierra have been hard at work creating beautiful pollinator-friendly gardens filled with flourishing native plants. During our Garden Tour, you can see some of these lovely gardens in bloom, learn more about pollinator-friendly gardening, and come away with buckets of inspiration for your garden! The tour will be self-guided - to pick up a map and information about the featured gardens, you can contact Marie at marie@eslt.org or ...continue reading

2019-05-23T17:42:10-07:00June 8th, 2019||

Bring Your Garden To Life This Spring

Join our free Pollinator Garden Workshop and Potluck on April 6! The workshop will be held at Inyo Council for the Arts on Saturday, April 6th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and will be immediately followed by the potluck. All are welcome for one or both parts. You’ll come away knowing everything you need to create a blooming haven for pollinators!    Click here for the event page. (c) Joan ...continue reading

2019-04-09T14:41:34-07:00March 25th, 2019|Blog, Pollinator Gardens|

Pollinator Garden Tour

Since Eastern Sierra Land Trust's Eastside Pollinator Garden Project kicked off in 2014, locals across the Eastern Sierra have been hard at work creating beautiful native plant gardens alive with bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. During the Garden Tour, you’ll have the chance to see these lovely gardens in bloom, win prizes, and much more. Prior to the start of the tour, Eastern Sierra Land Trust will be hosting a free ...continue reading

2017-03-10T15:16:15-07:00June 3rd, 2017||

GardenFest Celebration

Calling all green thumbs: join us as we welcome spring at GardenFest! At this fun, family-friendly community event, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase plants, learn gardening tips and tricks, listen to music, sample local beers, enjoy a brick oven pizza cooked on-site, and more. Our annual GardenFest celebration is taking place this year on May 6 in honor of Take it Outside California, an annual day for Californians across the state ...continue reading

2017-03-10T15:14:52-07:00May 6th, 2017||
Hummingbird and firecracker penstemon

Pollinator Garden Workshop

Want to create beautiful, productive landscaping in your yard or garden that will attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other important pollinators? Eastern Sierra Land Trust is here to help! At our Pollinator Workshop on Saturday, April 8th, you'll learn how to get your pollinator-friendly garden growing this spring. Guest speakers will share insights on Eastern Sierra gardening topics ranging from drought-tolerant native plants, to composting, to watering systems, and more. The presentations ...continue reading

2017-03-10T15:14:03-07:00April 8th, 2017||

Planting the Seeds of Conservation

Spring is headed for our garden... And the Bishop Elementary 3rd Grade kids are too! Eastern Sierra Land Trust is looking forward to welcoming young girls and boys to our outdoor classroom this spring. As participants in our annual Sunflower Garden Project, local 3rd graders will be joining us in the Native Plant and Pollinator Demonstration Garden at our office in Bishop. Each class will visit the garden several times this spring to learn more about plants, pollinators, ...continue reading

2018-03-05T08:51:34-07:00March 20th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|

The Key to a Blooming Garden: Pollinators!

Pssst - do you know the secret to a blooming backyard? Sun and soil are important, but it's bees, butterflies, and other pollinators that bring your garden to life year after year. With one-third of our food supply and at least 80% of the world's flowering plants depending on pollinators, their impact can be felt everywhere - from your backyard to your dinner plate. Yet bees and butterflies are disappearing. Impacted by disease, pesticides, and ...continue reading

2017-03-04T18:07:32-07:00February 13th, 2017|Blog, Featured, Pollinator Gardens|

Garden Share, matching gardeners with landowners in the...

Do you want to garden but don't have a place to garden? Do you have a piece of land that you'd like to see have a productive garden? Join the Garden Share project! We are matching landowners (with garden space) to gardeners (who need a space) in the Inyo and Mono counties. The Eastern Sierra Land Trust is sponsoring the Garden Share project, in cooperation with Eastern Sierra Harvest, in order to ...continue reading

2017-03-03T11:03:37-07:00May 8th, 2009|Blog|