In the News

Stories about the Gottlieb Native Garden and our partners and projects.


Diane Shader Smith

Mongabay News

New research indicates that even after 40 years of recovery, fast-growing tropical forests in Brazil house far fewer species and sequester less carbon than their primary counterparts.

Pacific Standard

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday setting a goal of 100 percent renewable energy for the state by 2045. He also issued an executive order stating 2045 would be California’s target date for achieving carbon neutrality.


If your home has a garden in your home, then there’s a strong chance that you may play host to a number of unexpected visitors from time to time.

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Join us and visit two horticultural stars of Los Angeles: The Gottlieb Native Garden in Beverly Hills and the nearby Getty Center. Traveling by private motor coach, we will first visit The Gottlieb Native Garden, home to more than 200 hand-selected native plant species and nearly 400 documented wildlife species.

Pacific Horticulture

What defines a native plant? This is a contentious subject. Some botanists and biologists believe that once a species has been in North America long enough it effectively becomes native.

Associated Press

Spread out along a hillside near the Beverly Hills Hotel, Susan Gottlieb’s baseball-field-size home garden — dubbed the Gottlieb Native Garden — boasts more than 100 species of native plants and brims with wildlife activity.

TimeOut LA

“National Parks of Alaska and Hawaii” G2 Gallery focuses on nature and wildlife photography, and this exhibit highlights photographs taken in national parks in Alaska and Hawaii. A concurrent show at the gallery includes photography of the Gottlieb Native Garden.

Los Angeles Times

Daniel Gottlieb chuckles thinking back to when he first showed his bride-to-be the house in the late 1980s. She looked at the back said, “It’s all covered with ivy. There’s nothing for the birds.”

Time Out Los Angeles

100 Years of National Parks: The West