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Gardening

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  • Poketo plant stands: Industrial style on a small scale

     
    Poketo recently launched its first collection of gardening accessories with an eye toward urban gardening and small-space living. The collection includes two types of pot stands designed by Southern California artists Eric Trine and Danny Simon....
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions should be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Aug. 25: Denise Donatelli performs the...
  • Pro Portfolio: From barren yard to outdoor screening room

     
    Every Monday we post a recently built, remodeled or redecorated home with commentary from the designer. This week we look at a front yard that was transformed into an outdoor living room for a family. Project: Remodel of a 2,240......
  • 'Garden Up! Smart Vertical Gardening'

     
    In “Garden Up! Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces,” California designers Susan Morrison and Rebecca Sweet look at ways of planting vertical surfaces in the garden. Many of the designs don't require expensive purchases but...
  • Windmills, soda bottles and other secrets to garden success

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 45: Las Flores, Thousand Oaks At Las Flores, the community gardeners have learned to deal with the extremes: heat in summer, frost in winter, and alkaline water, clay soil and waves of rapacious pests all year......
  • Crape myrtle tree: Beauties that can take the heat

     
    Crape myrtle trees: Crape myrtle trees have great flowers, beautiful bark and fabulous foliage. Plus they're drought tolerant....
  • The health of our gardens, and the people who tend them

     
    The Dry Garden: Mow and blow crews -- and mow and blow gardens Years ago, as a photographer and I were at work on a photo essay for a magazine about some of the more accident-prone people in Britain, we......
  • Gardener, 10, aims to grow his own peanut butter and jelly sandwich

     
    Oak Park Community Garden: At the Oak Park Community Garden, 10-year-old Daniel Cashdan is growing his own peanut butter and jelly sandwich: blackberries, wheat, peanuts....
  • At Cornucopia Community Garden, even the bug spray is DIY

     
    Cornucopia Community Garden in Ventura: At the Cornucopia Community Garden, members have crafted their own DIY solutions to gardening problems: PVC tents to shield the hot sun, homemade pepper spray to keep aphids at bay and solarizing the soil to keep...
  • The Dry Garden: Growing pomegranates

     
    Growing pomegranate trees: Pomegranates are superb landscape plants for some of the toughest settings in Southern California, but one key question: How to tell they fruit is ready to pick?...
  • The Dry Garden: 'New Park Design in Los Angeles' exhibit dreams of a city turning back the clock

     
    We were warned. In 1930, in “Parks, Playgrounds and Beaches for the Los Angeles Region,” the Olmsted brothers and Harland Bartholomew urged the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce to set aside land and funds to create 70,000 acres of parkland........