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A Firewood Word to the Wise

A Firewood Word to the Wise
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BUY FIREWOOD ONLY FROM REPUTABLE SOURCES! And REFRAIN FROM TRANSPORTING FIREWOOD FROM SAN DIEGO COUNTY! Oh, am I shouting? Yes!

Summer Camps

Summer Camps

We do summer camp right in these parts. While Pasadena can certainly boast the Holy Trinity of summer camps—Sawyer, Shi’ini and Summerkids, each privately owned and run by longtime local families—it also boasts quite a number of specialty camps. Following are some of our favorites saints of summer fun. Note that many of them sell out […]

Toddler Treks at Descanso

Toddler Treks at Descanso

Discover nature through the eyes of your very young child (ages 2-4) with this six-week workshop at Descanso Gardens. “Toddler Treks with Acorn Bear” begin April 15, and every Friday has a different focus, such as crafts or stories or walks in the springtime gardens in full bloom. Children will receive a T-shirt to remember […]

We’re All About the Camellias

We’re All About the Camellias

Just when it feels like summer, one more chilly night appears. Without smirking, now, tell your friends and relations in Chicago and Buffalo that we, too, are knee-deep in winter. But since we don’t have a raging pub culture in Southern California, we celebrate the season with winter-blooming camellias. This regal shrub flowers in shades […]

Around Town with Little Kids

Around Town with Little Kids

Had enough of playing Candy Land and going to the same old playground? You’re in luck—the Pasadena area is rich with outings for families with young children. Here are some of our favorites. For young ones, Kidspace is the place to be. It began as a labor of love in a makeshift, donated space and […]

Star-Crossed Love at Descanso

Star-Crossed Love at Descanso

What do Romeo & Juliet and Superman & Lois have in common? Memorable music, of course. Their loves songs will be played by the Pasadena Symphony this weekend in the Descanso Gardens. Join Pasadena POPS and the Patina Group for a night of star-crossed lovers and good food. Hear some of your favorite themes from […]

Egg Hunts!

Egg Hunts!

It’s spring time and Easter time — and that means it’s time to get your egg on! Here are three of the best egg hunts happening around town this weekend. Happy hunting! Egg Hunt at Descanso Gardens Saturday, April 11, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (every 45 min.) 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge What […]

Designing Great Gardens Lecture

Designing Great Gardens Lecture

Get design tips from award-winning landscape architect Heather Lenkin, whose own home gardens were selected as one of the “Top Ten Gardens in the United States.” Lenkin will share design principles that you can use to create the garden of your dreams. Although she is world renowned, around these parts Heather Lenkin is president of Lenkin […]

Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Descanso Spring Plant Sale

Here is your chance to take a piece of this amazing garden home with you. The Spring Plant Sale allows you to buy clippings from Descanso plants and bring them to your own backyard. This includes clippings from the famous rose gardens, as well as “warm weather lilacs developed at Descanso,” which sounds pretty darn cool. […]

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