The Gottlieb Native Garden

a california love story

The Gottlieb Native Garden is a flourishing ecosystem belonging to Susan and Dan Gottlieb, friends of flora and fauna and devoted environmental philanthropists. With more than 100 hand-selected plant species and hundreds of animal species, the backyard is a National Wildlife Federation-certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat and a Xerces Society-designated Pollinator Habitat.

Green Lynx Spider

Fittingly named for their bright green body and capability of running, then jumping on prey, the Green Lynx Spider can be one of the more aggressive hunters in the GNG.  Their fierce looks and size can be intimating to an observer and females have the ability to bite, but they very seldom bite humans and are considered harmless.