Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Poppies’


Bees, Glorious Bees

Bees, Glorious Bees
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It was late afternoon. The time of day when the light becomes crisp, and shadows lengthen and darken, colors pop. We came upon an adorable home with flowers blooming, all in rows, proper yet unruly at the same time.       We also saw a faux beehive…     The number on the sign […]

Arlington Garden Turns 5

Arlington Garden Turns 5

One of Pasadena’s greatest grassroots treasures, Arlington Garden, turns 5 in July, but the celebration is happening a little early, to take advantage of the robust citrus grove and gorgeous spring flowers — including spectacular poppies, which won’t last much longer. (Bring your camera!) The “Constant Gardeners,” Betty and Charles McKenney, and fellow volunteers will […]

Poppy Season

Poppy Season

    We’ve hit spring and that means one thing to me: poppies! A friend visited this past weekend and I pointed out with pride those bright flowers. The California Poppy is clearly the best state flower ever. This Monday, April 6th, is officially California Poppy Day. I’ll have to come up with something fun to […]

Winter Is our Spring

Winter Is our Spring

The other day Los Angeles Times columnist Hector Tobar wrote a lovely piece on the beauty of the L.A. basin in wintertime, and what this time of year means to us natives. If you missed it, read it here. He really captured it: the joys of the clean air, the views, the snow on the […]

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