Dunes in Bloom: Sticky Monkey Flower

i Sep 3rd l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

Sticky Monkey Flower blog 700x300For the month of September, our chosen plant of the month is Sticky Monkey Flower, now known scientifically as Diplacus aurantiacus.  Sticky Monkey Flower is a common shrub that can be found all over California.


Guadalupe Native Garden Grand Opening

i Aug 13th l 2 Comments 3 by Dunes Center


The Grand Opening of Guadalupe’s Native Garden was a huge success.

On Saturday, August 2, Board member and Mayor of Guadalupe Frances Romero cut the ribbon to officially open the garden to the public. The event included a native garden scavenger hunt and educational, interactive exhibits throughout the garden.


Dunes in Bloom: California Buckwheat

i Aug 12th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

DSC06614 700x300Come visit the Guadalupe Native Garden to see this month’s Dunes in Bloom, California Buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum) a member of the Buckwheat Family,Polygonaceae.

Buckwheat is a shrub of various sizes (more…)

Dunes Center’s education program

i Jul 28th l 1 Comment 3 by Dunes Center

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Fourteen children grade three to five sat in groups of three or four in a bright, white classroom whose double door’s glass overlooked a beautiful yard. It was a special day for them, not only because the weather was perfect for outdoor activities, but also because it was the last day they got to see their lovely teacher Emily Schriver.


You won’t believe who visited us at farmers’ market last Thursday

i Jul 22nd l 1 Comment 3 by Dunes Center

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Guess who paid a visit to our booth at farmers market last Thursday, July 17?


The Dunes Center at Farmers’ Market: The Booth of Fun

i Jul 13th l 2 Comments 3 by Dunes Center

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Three things children love about farmers’ market: the bounce house, the food, and the Dunes Center.

No little boy or girl could resist combing the Dunes Center’s real animal furs with their little fingers. Some four-year-olds even clutched at the skunk fur with determined eyes that seemed to suggest “this is mine.”