Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘L.A. County Arboretum’


Walking the Gardens, Plant Advice & Evening Concerts

Walking the Gardens, Plant Advice & Evening Concerts
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The days are getting hot and will only become more so as we head further into July, then August and September. Sometimes it is so hot, it’s difficult to enjoy the wonders that are our world. So, how about getting out before the heat strikes and see what’s blooming at the Arboretum? Docent-led walking tours […]

Making Hypertufa – Are You In?

Making Hypertufa – Are You In?

We’re ready to sign up!  Following is text provided by The Arboretum about their upcoming hypertufa pot workshop: Old stone sinks and animal troughs have been used to grow plants for many years. Today, they are scarce and very expensive. But now, we can make them from hypertufa, an artificial medium with absorbent properties similar to tufa […]

Winter Gardening

Winter Gardening

Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables organically in your home garden! You’ll be saving money at the grocery store while contributing to the healthy lifestyle of your family by reaping the nutritional benefits of eating fresh-grown produce. Vegetable gardens  enhance the appearance of any  yard and provide a fun activity for all ages. This class focuses […]

The Peg & Sue Show

The Peg & Sue Show

Peg Rahn and Sue Kranwinkle are back for their 12th FRESH: Creating the Table cooking class. “Jump start your holidays with a fun afternoon with delicious recipes to boost your repertoire.” Of course there will be their current favorite fabulous recipes, and their “Insiders” Best Restaurant list that includes favorite restaurants in Southern California, San […]

Pasadena Pops, Gershwin, & Louisiana Juke Joint

Pasadena Pops, Gershwin, & Louisiana Juke Joint

Michael Feinstein will be conducting at The Arboretum this Saturday with a production of “The Gershwins & Me.” “It will be my great joy to present a unique and singular program devoted to the works of George and Ira Gershwin. The selections will range from well-known standards, to some delicious rarities that I hope will delight our […]

Trees, Trees, Innumerable Trees

Trees, Trees, Innumerable Trees

Did you know that Southern California is host and home to nearly a thousand species of woody perennials (aka trees)? Magnolia x soulangeana. Liquidambar styraciflua. Platanus racemosa. Tabebuia impetiginosa. Translation: Tulip Tree, American Sweet Gum, Western Sycamore, and Pink Trumpet Tree. According to Don Hodel, author of Exceptional Trees of Los Angeles County, we live […]

Farm-to-Table: It’s a Feast!

Farm-to-Table: It’s a Feast!

Jeffrey Haines, Tim Guiltinan, Alexandra Poer Sheridan, Gale Kohl, Lalo Sanchez, and Claud Beltran. The Raymond, Alexandra’s Table, Gale’s, Crossings, and Claud & Co Eatery. Pan seared wild sea bass. Vegetable and feta torte. Homemade gnocchi with rosemary pork ragu. Fried chicken on a chive waffle with spicy maple butter sauce. Top chefs, top restaurants, […]

Art from the Forces of Nature

Art from the Forces of Nature

Creating art from destruction and heartache. This is the idea behind the “Forces of Nature Artists Exhibition” at the Arboretum. The unexpectedly brutal windstorm that struck just a year ago took out 235 trees and damaged 1,000 on the Arboretum grounds. “In the subsequent massive cleanup by Los Angeles County crews, private contractors, and countless […]

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