Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘plant sale’


Daylilies, Ferns & Old, Weird Plants

Daylilies, Ferns & Old, Weird Plants
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We welcome weird. Different. Old. Distinctive. Unique. Odd. How colorless the world would be without all that. If you are of the same ilk, then pull up your mobile calendar and set the date for the Arboretum’s annual Amazing Plants Tour. On June 11, Frank McDonough guides guests throughout the park (yes, it feels like a park […]

Cool Plants for Hot Gardens

Cool Plants for Hot Gardens

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 […]

Community Garden Plant Sale

Community Garden Plant Sale

It may be only a year old, but South Pasadena Community Garden is thriving and on April 2, it will hold its very first plant sale. At 11 a.m., Amber Duran hosts a spring plantings workshop and all are welcome. Three weeks ago, SPCG reported that “hoop houses” were up and sheltering hundreds of seedlings […]

Lincoln Avenue Nursery Spring Sale

Lincoln Avenue Nursery Spring Sale

Every time we take a break from work and sit on our patio, we look at the four various cacti that are stuffed into the pots in which we bought them and feel like a neglectful parent. Even as they’ve grown, we haven’t found the time or made the effort to transplant them into larger […]

Fall Plant Sale at the Huntington

Fall Plant Sale at the Huntington

We’ve been told that the fall is an excellent time for planting California native plants. Since we can hardly keep a cactus alive, perhaps we should join the crowd and load up on salvias, ceanothus, irises, and leucadendrons at this the Huntington’s Fall Plant Sale, October 23-25. A large assortment of water-wise Australian plants will […]

Indian Mallow & Emerald Carpet

Indian Mallow & Emerald Carpet

Indian mallow and Emerald Carpet manzanita are two of the many native plants that will be on hand at the 2014 Garden Native Plant Sale on November 8th at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center. Knowledgable members of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) will be available to answer any questions and offer recommendations as you […]

Cacti & Succulents at the Huntington

Cacti & Succulents at the Huntington

Now that we’re deep into, and not soon emerging from, a serious drought, the Huntington’s annual Cactus and Succulent Sale, June 28th-29th, is even more relevant. Hundreds of outstanding and intriguing plants will be on view as the Cactus and Succulent Society of America presents its 49th annual show and sale (with an early-bird sale […]

Beautiful Blooming Bulbs

Beautiful Blooming Bulbs

Some of ’em are good, some of ’em not so good. This Thursday, August 9th, Mary McBride will explain what bulbs are suitable to plant in Southern California and what bulbs, well, not so much. Nursery owner of Mary’s Garden, McBride will instruct how to “layer” your bulbs into the landscape so you’ll have blooming […]

Going Native, Plant-wise

Going Native, Plant-wise

If you haven’t firmed up your weekend plans yet, try to work in a drive to Claremont. This pretty college town offers a darling downtown village, handsome residential architecture and landscaping for the Looky Lou in you. And it’s also home to the gardeners’ heaven, the wonderful Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, a living laboratory […]

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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