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.

Displaying Painted Tiger Moth

This is the time of year to find tiger moths in Los Angeles – and there is no shortage of them in the GNG.  If you give them a little nudge while they are trying to find a mate, you might be surprised when they launch into this beautiful display.

Painted Tiger Moth - Arachnis picta