Kent Whealy Memorial Seed Collection

Pictured above: Doug Gosling, Mother Garden Biodiversity Program Director, in the OAEC seed vault with the new Kent Whealy dedication plaque.¬† It is our great pleasure to announce the dedication … Read more

Nursery to Reopen 6/13

The Mother Garden Nursery will re-open for physically distanced shopping June 13 & 14 returning to our normal weekend business hours for the season Sat & Sun 10am – 5pm … Read more

Nursery Open for Take Out!

YES, we are selling plants – take out style! ¬† The Mother Garden Nursery is open for pick up of online pre-orders.¬† Now more than ever, spending time in the … Read more

End of Season Plant Sale – Nov 9-10 & 16-17

Our non-profit¬†nursery is far more than a business – it is a¬†mission-driven project promoting biodiversity as nature’s failsafe strategy for resilience both in our gardens and in the greater world.¬†As … Read more

ARTIFISHAL movie – Sept 30, 6pm – SOLD OUT!

Artifishal is a film about wild rivers and wild fish that explores the high cost‚ÄĒecological, financial and cultural‚ÄĒof our mistaken belief that engineered solutions can make up for habitat destruction. … Read more

Soundscapes to Landscapes

Enhancing and securing habitats for biodiversity is one of the core goals of the OAEC Wildlands Program, using traditional knowledge and modern science to tend the 70 acres.¬†The diverse plant … Read more

Nursery Season Opens April 6th!

Happy Spring! We are so thankful for the generous rains that have invigorated our gardens and promise an explosive Spring of extravagant growth and abundance! Our nursery tables are packed … Read more