Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
July 28, 2022 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on Without Bugs, There are No Gardens

If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
Road Trips Gardeners know that some of the best gardens in the world are found in the United Kingdom. Of course …

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Chrysanthemum Shows in Los Angeles County
November 1, 2019 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Shows in Los Angeles County
Chrysanthemum Shows in Los Angeles County

the Descansco Chrysanthemum Society Show is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow (November 2, 2019) in Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, California.
A second Chrysanthemum Show & Sale takes place the …

Los Angeles and Its River
September 10, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Los Angeles and Its River
Los Angeles and Its River

La Reina de Los Ángeles will present a discussion of our current relationship with water, using the Los Angeles River as an entry point. Through contemporary art works, documentary films, historic materials and special programming, …

Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights
December 18, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights
Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights

Two places to see holiday lights in Los Angeles this month are Descanso Gardens and the Los Angeles Zoo.
“Enchanted: Forest of Light” at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, California, is an interactive, …

Flowers of the Day: 5th Street Market
February 15, 2014 – 8:13 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: 5th Street Market
Flowers of the Day: 5th Street Market

Fresh flowers are available at the Fifth Street Farmers’ Market in downtown Los Angeles, California, which also includes fruits, vegetables and tasty treats.
This selection of blooms was available on a Sunday in mid-January.
The winter version …

Flower of the Day: Magnolia
February 1, 2014 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Magnolia
Flower of the Day: Magnolia

Magnolias bloom early in a drought-stricken Los Angeles, California.
This pink flower (captured in early January) clings to a branch in front of the Fowler Museum on the Westwood campus of UCLA.

According to Wikipedia, Magnolia is …

Every Tree Tells a Story
July 7, 2012 – 4:53 pm | Comments Off on Every Tree Tells a Story
Every Tree Tells a Story

“Every Tree Tells a Story”, but some stand as living reminders of our country’s past. Twelve extraordinary trees and tree groupings at twelve sites in the United States have been collected into a “landslide” exhibit …

Beverly Cañon Gardens
June 12, 2010 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Beverly Cañon Gardens
Beverly Cañon Gardens

After a day of power shopping, it certainly is nice to find an oasis for a bit of rest. Vest-pocket parks used to be the province of densely populated urban spaces, but they’re cropping up …

Plant Sale at LA Arboretum
May 30, 2010 – 1:51 am | Comments Off on Plant Sale at LA Arboretum
Plant Sale at LA Arboretum

Hey, Road Trips Gardeners! If you’re spending Memorial Day Weekend in LA, consider swinging by the Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, California, on Sunday (May 30, 2010). The Giant Plant Sale takes …

10 Best Summer Gardens
May 25, 2010 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on 10 Best Summer Gardens
10 Best Summer Gardens

Road Trips Gardeners hate to be away from their own gardens during the peak growing season, but some sites are just too spectacular in the summer to miss. Here are ten of the best gardens …

Venice Garden & Home Tour
February 14, 2010 – 10:03 pm | Comments Off on Venice Garden & Home Tour
Venice Garden & Home Tour

No, Road Trips Gardeners, not THAT Venice. We’re talking about the one in California this time, along the Pacific Ocean just west of Los Angeles and south of Santa Monica. From 10 a.m. to 5 …