Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘plants’


All Around Us

All Around Us
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This week’s Home & Garden focuses on the beautiful cacti, plants, and flowers that we see while walking our neighborhoods…                                                     Take pictures? Plants, architecture, people, events, still life, landscapes? […]

Nurseries for Springtime

Nurseries for Springtime

It’s time to get those tomatoes going, not to mention your spring flowers and water-frugal native plants. Here are our favorite destinations for this time of year. Burkard’s 690 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena 626.796.4355, burkardnurseries.com Third-generation plantsman Frank Burkard Jr. runs this fine, if not downright posh, nursery. Besides a crack staff, Mr. B […]

Gotta Go: Saturday Morning in Old Pasadena

Gotta Go: Saturday Morning in Old Pasadena

It’s sunny in Pasadena, but an 8 a.m. car drop-off for new tires inspires doubt. I think I was oversold. I don’t really need Pirellis for the Prius. So I walk the Lake Avenue neighborhood, opting to raise my heart rate through exercise instead of anxiety. I need to live long enough to pay for […]

Edible Horticulture at the L.A. Garden Show

Edible Horticulture at the L.A. Garden Show

It’s time, once again, for the L.A. Garden Show, and the subtitle, A Festival of Flavors, says it all: Come and explore the wonderful world of edible plants! Focusing on those that can be easily grown in your own garden, this year’s theme offers something for every garden — whether that garden is in pots, […]

The 52nd Annual Bonsai Show and Malachite Exhibit

The 52nd Annual Bonsai Show and Malachite Exhibit

Back behind the Zen Garden of the Huntington is the famous Bonsai collection. It’s beautiful and unique, made up of a dozen or so perfectly crafted bonsai. Want more? Come to the Annual Bonsai Show, put on by the California Bonsai Society. Awesome. Also appearing with the bonsai trees will be the Malachite Exhibit, organized […]

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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