We are a 100% volunteer organization. We give back to the community by creating, caring and maintaining sustainable public butterfly gardens for all to enjoy.

We educate, equip and empower people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities using the garden as our classroom. We help people and plants thrive together.

Your generosity keeps us going and growing. As a garden is forever changing so are our seasonal needs. Here is a list to help us on our way. All donations are 100% tax deductible.

  • Host and Nectar Plants

  • Garden Tools

  • Mulch

  • Aprons and Gloves

  • General operational support


Board Members

ANALEE KREDEL-SPEER, Board Chair -Chief of Special Education, Orange Country Department of Education

MARY CRAWFORD, Co Chair- SJC Garden Club President

SUE GARDINER, Workshops- Artist

PAUL KING, Volunteer Coordinator- Retired LA Department of Water and Power

RICHARD BEAS, Board Member- Restaurant Owner, Ricardo’s Place

YVONNE MURAI, Membership & Events- Farmer

MARCOS REYES, Membership & Events- Vice President & Branch Manager, Farmers and Merchant Bank

DR.MOZELLE SUKUT, Research & Development- Author, Artist, Historian

MARIANNE TAYLOR, Founder of Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens

Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens Board Members are dedicated professionals. Our personal goals and collaborative efforts together keep us striving and thriving to connect community to nature and personal wellbeing.


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