Wattles Wildlife

A note on recent wildlife spottings in the garden This is a California Striped Racer, also called a Chaparral Whipsnake.  It is not dangerous and is non-poisonous. They are seen often in the garden. “Of Southern California’s 33 known native snake species, only 6 are venomous.”   Also: Monarch Caterpillars!

Planting Guide for Southern California

Here is a chart in PDF format that tells the best time for sowing seeds and/or putting out transplants for crops in our climate zone. [gview file=”https://alexanderw4.sg-host.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Seasonal-plants_planting-schedule.pdf”] Source: http://www.smc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Sustainability/Documents/Seasonal%20plants_planting%20schedule.pdf  

THE LEGEND OF WATTLES GATE as told to Reed Poverny

THE LEGEND OF WATTLES GATE as told to Reed Poverny Our nearby neighbor, Robin Smalley, relates the following: “The neighborhood legend is that if you’re overdue in labor, and you want to get a kick-start into labor, you walk up Curson Avenue, turn into the Wattles Mansion gate that overlooks the gardens, and you stand […]

Board of Director’s Election: June 25 – June 26th, 2016

Special Notice: Board of Director’s Election: Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26th, 2016 Candidates have from now to the June 4th to sign up, the sign up sheet is in front of the tool shed. Voting times: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m Специальное сообщение . Совета директоров о предстоящих выборах : Выборы состоятся в […]

LA Marathon & Clean Up Weekend

The LA Marathon is this Sunday 14th Feb 2016. The runners will go up to Hollywood Bl beginning at Vermont, then drop down to Sunset just before La Brea. Hollywood Blvd is expected to be reopened sometime between 11am and 12 noon so please be aware of the street closures and traffic when planning your […]

Official Wattles Farm Facebook Group

Dear Members and Friends, We are delighted to let you know that Wattles Farm is now on Facebook! We have just started our new profile and the OFFICIAL WATTLES FARM FACEBOOK GROUP. Using the new group you you will be able to: Get news and updates Share tips and ideas Connect and converse with your […]

Nature as Artist

Click here for some pictures for your enjoyment. http://dailynewsdig.com/funny-vegetables-shaped/ Pictures via DailyNewsDig.com

Bagrada bug information

Please click the link below for more information. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74166.html