Plants & Free Stuff
You can get FREE mulch from the City of LA! There are 8 locations all over the city and most of them are open 7 days a week.
Click here for more info. (PDF)
The Learning Garden is such a beautiful place to visit — and they have FREE mulch!
Contact David King for details (he’s great!)
310-722-3656 or Email
13000 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
We are consistently researching California Natives and drought resistant plants and encourage you to do the same. A great resource for plant suggestions and learning to avoid invasive plants are:
Agent Name: AGAVE
Known for producing tequila, this agent has some true cajones.
Agent Name: KALANCHOE
Part of the cactus family, this agent can tough it out . Also referred to as Kalan-”Che”.
Agent Name: ALOE VERA
Easy to replant and good for first aid!
Agent Name: ECHIVERIA
Such beautiful varieties and blooms.
Agent Name: HENS & CHICKS
Agent Name: PORK & BEANS
Agent Name: SENECIO
Agent Name: JADE
We like to glean this plant all the time. Break off a piece and stick it the ground. Voila!
Agent Name: PLUMBAGO
Orginally from South Africa, this agent is known for it’s tenacity and ability to recover from warfare.
Agent Name: LANTANTA
Known in South Asia for being able to ambush any terrain, this agent is sure to be a real fighter.
Agent Name: NASTURTIUM
This agent can take whatever “nasty” you give it. It’s resistance to the MAN is impeccable.
Agent Name: FLAX
Very important for the survival of the troops. Produces seeds for nourishment.