Reata Park ~Community Connection

FREE Interpretive Garden Walk /Talk at Reata Park in San Juan Capistrano at 10:00am and 11:30am on Saturday Dec 13, 2014.?

Learn how toincorporatesome of the colorful CA Natives in your landscape. Hosted by Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens ,Reata Park is open to the public from dawn to dusk 7 days a week.

Bring the family, walk the dog, bring a picnic and frisbee. Unplug the electronics and get back to nature, day dream, sketch or walk, there is something for everyone.

Come walk the trails surrounded by CA Native plants with over 250 plant varieties planted in the 14 acre park. Hear the stories of the old west and the people that once lived here.It is one of the most significant botanical resources and the first largest native plant park in Southern California.

The various theme gardens will make it easier for planners,architects,water districts ,cities, and homeowners to envision and incorporate native plantings into their own projects. All Native garden are designed by Tree of Life Nurseries in San Juan Capistrano.

In an ongoing effort to equip & educate the community GNTG and Saddleback College Horticulture students are working together to bring a wide variety of programs to Reata Park on native plants use, water conservation and aiding the environment through habitats.

We will have fantastic opportunities for bird watchers and wildlife observation with the creek and meadows so close. The gardens because of their great diversity, attract many butterflies, hummingbirds,beneficial pollinators, frogs, lizards and all manner of what John Muir called "Our fellow Mortals."

Simply put, Reata is a special place, accessible outdoor space to all, you'll find benches, explore with the kids, places to read , sketch, photograph ,observe which provide the kind of healing we get only in a garden.

Reata is an example when community and a group of super volunteers rally around a big vision. Connect with us at the park, we're always looking for volunteers. We're currently working on our FREE future programs for late fall & early winter 2015. Circle back again!