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.

Busy Bath this Morning!

A record 30 male Allen's Hummingbirds bathe together at one time during this morning’s wash! For their morning bath, for the most part, our hummers segregate themselves in both sex and species.  At the moment we have Anna’s, Allen’s, Black-chinned and Rufous Hummingbirds in the yard.

You’d never know they will be harassing each other in five minutes’ time…