In 2001 a small group of neighbors decided our community
deserved a Garden Tour.
A number of them were accustomed to going to garden tours in
other areas and knew we had many lovely and diverse gardens right here at home. It was an immediate hit within the area! People loved viewing the gardens, but also really enjoyed the feeling of
community that was pervasive when walking or driving from home to home, not only loving the beauty of the gardens, but also seeing so many neighbors and friends in such a beautiful spirit. It’s hard
to be unhappy when all those around you are filled with joy!
We have developed friendships and seen so many others blossom
as a result of our area Garden Tour. The feeling of community has deepened and many friendships have been formed. Other activities have also developed, such as Movie Nights and Jazz Concerts in the
Our committee looks forward to many more years of Garden Tours
and community involvement.
Inspired Garden Artistry promotes community connectivity and pride,
inspires creativity and beautification, showcases diversity, provides learning experiences, and builds and maintains partnerships. We engage people to experience creative landscapes and transfer our
love of nature to help unify our neighbors, neighborhoods and collective communities of Southern California.
We do this by teaching the art of gardening, by providing
unique quality of life events, and by being the source of inspiration, support, and information to encourage conservation efforts, smart gardening, urban farming, and beautification of public
To build community relationships and create
lasting memories through the appreciation of gardening while beautifying neighborhoods and fostering health and friendships
Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, Benevolence, Versatility and Creativity