Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘native plants’


Cool Plants for Hot Gardens

Cool Plants for Hot Gardens
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This gardening event isn’t in our immediate area, but we figured Riverside Drive and Los Feliz Boulevard isn’t too out of the way, especially if it means learning about wondrous plants and being able to purchase them. The Southern California Horticultural Society (SCHS) is holding a “Grower’s Panel” on April 14 and non-members are welcome […]

2016 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

2016 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

To see all of the homes and gardens on the Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour one would need to start at dawn and end under starlight, and with no breaks for nosh. Yet, this annual native plant tour looks to be such an opportunity that if time permits, time should be taken. Over two […]

Native Plants: The Big Picture

Native Plants: The Big Picture

Lisa Novick is ready to talk plants, going native, and California lovin’. Novick is the Director of Outreach and K-12 Education at the Theodore Payne Foundation in Sun Valley. Mr. Theodore Payne (b. 1872), in case you have not heard, hailed from Northamptonshire, England. At the age of 21, he sailed to America and his […]

Going Vertical at Descanso

Going Vertical at Descanso

Each of Descanso’s gardens has their own individuality, charm and allure. From the thicket of magnolias and the peace of the Japanese garden you can take a stroll along the Promenade, tiptoe through the Rose, inhale the fragrance of the the lilacs in the Lilac, and go native Californian. The newest nugget of gold is […]

Theodore Payne Foundation Fall Festival

Theodore Payne Foundation Fall Festival

A shocking truth (well, probably not for you gardeners): Palm trees are NOT native to Los Angeles. Though a prominent symbol of Hollywood, these tropical trees are now doing a vanishing act. The next stars on landscape stage: true natives. And becoming an active audience member is easy—The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants […]

Local Gardens in Native Plants Tour

Local Gardens in Native Plants Tour

April 11, the second day of the annual Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour, focuses for the most part on home gardens in eastside communities, including 13 in the San Gabriel and Crescenta valleys. This means not only shorter drive time, but practical plant-selection tips — because if you see something you love, chances are you […]

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