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.

Wrens can be Prolific Breeders…

Here we are, now in June and these house wrens are getting ready to raise another family - in a different home! This nesting box was a new addition to the GNG, just added in 2016. It had been passed-over up to this point and we didn’t think it would be adopted this season.

Nature and its surprises…