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
Aprons and Gloves
General operational support
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.