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Mailing address:


P.O. Box 1156

Manhattan Beach, CA 90267

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MBBG is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote a revolution of Earth-friendly gardens in the South Bay and your support helps make that happen!

MBBG's demonstration garden is located in Polliwog Park. It showcases California native plants and is a tool used when working with volunteers including students, seniors, disabled adults, parents, scouts, and work-place groups. The garden is also a great place to visit and picnic. MBBG maintains an educational website, offers free gardening classes in spring and fall, and participates in local events. The all-volunteer run organization thanks you for your generosity!

By providing your address we can mail you a membership card which can be used to receive discounts at local nurseries. 

We are a small non-profit organization run by volunteers. We do not share contact information with any person, organization, or entity, without expressed consent.


Support your local garden. Basic membership donations go towards tools, seeds, new plants, and educational materials. 


Make online donations below.

Mail-in address at top of page.



Individual and family Gold Membership and corporate Gold Sponsorship donations enable the organization to accomplish large goals such as capital improvement and scout projects. If desired, you will be acknowledged on the MBBG website and in the garden’s entry display case. 


Make online donations below.

Mail-in address at top of page.


Consider donating in memory of a loved one. If desired, those who give will be acknowledged on the MBBG website and in the garden’s display case.


Make online donations below.

Mail-in address at top of page.

Current Corporate GOLD Sponsors Include: 

West Basin Municipal Water District,

Metropolitan Water District, Chevron, Enviroscape,

Garden Magic Company, Manhattan Beach Rotary Club,

Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Store in Redondo Beach,

Flora Grubb Gardens,   Hermosa Garden Club

Current GOLD Members 


Ellen Adams, Jane Affonso, Linnea Bucher,

Kathleen & Milton Campbell, Elizabeth Calkins, Kathy Clark,

Ann Dalkey, Kristie Daniel-Digregorio,

Cynthia Davidson,   Maria Doiev,   Stana Edgington,

Roy & Julie Gonella,  Gabriel & Stephanie Goshtigian,

Patrick & Mary Goshtigian, Mike Gumino,

Hilari Hanamaikai & Jeff Isaacs, 

William & Debora Hass, Hermosa Garden Club,

Sharon & Steve Jones (in recognition of Kathy Barron's contributions to MBBG), Betty A. Keel,  Ann  & Rod Kuhns, 

Kris Lauritson, Charlotte & Russ Lesser, Kim Lewis, 

Cheryll Lynn & Scott McNabb, 

Charlotte Marshall, Maxx McKenzie,   Sean Medi, 

Edie & Doug Merrifield, Lisa Ryder & Pat Moore,

Dana & Bryan Murray in honor of Dana's mom on Mother's Day, Jane Munson

Tei Okamoto, Sarah & Steven Olsen,

Laura & Layton Pace,  Deborah Blair Porter & John Porter,

Helen Ristani,  Sheri  Schnabl,   

Donald J. &  Virgina M. Whinfrey 


Memorial Donations:

* by Stephanie Cohen honoring  Li Yanru 

* by Stephanie Cohen honoring   Sharon Dannels

*  by Cori Iverson, Jordan Holbert, Kelly Conrad, Jennifer Norman & Amanda Cruse honoring Anita Koontz Stricter

*  by Ellen Adams  honoring  her husband Ron Adams 

*  by  Larry  Marshall  honoring his brother Bob Marshall

* by Linda Dorr Joseph honoring  Eddie Schwind  




Printable PDF for Mail-in Donations:

 - Premium Gold Membership
 - Premium Gold Membership
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