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Botany

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  • Market Watch: An urban farmer's passion blooms again

    Market Watch: An urban farmer's passion blooms again
    When Tara Kolla of Silver Lake Farms returned to the Hollywood farmers market last Sunday for the first time in three years, her flower stand was a riot of color, with sweet peas, ranunculus and snapdragons, and her customers were rapturous, but her...
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Oct. 18: Oregon-born architect Brad Cloepfil, whose work includes the Museum of Arts and Design in New York and......
  • The Dry Garden: Now that the high winds have departed...

     
    L.A. wind storm: Were all the trees that fell critically weakened by poor human care? Now that the storm has left, will we use better sense? Choose the right species to stand up to the coming vagaries of climate change? Put them in smart places? Water...
  • The Dry Garden: Ornamental grasses, poetry in motion

     
    Ornamental grasses: A gardeners guide to selecting and placing meadow grasses, sedges and rushes as lyrical, low-water additions to a sustainable landscape....
  • Chinese New Year, Camellia Festival and more for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events, classes and exhibitions are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Jan. 30: Noted architect Frederick Fisher, whose recent projects include the Annenberg Community...
  • Unique L.A., worm composting and more in the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events, classes and exhibitions are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Feb. 6: Los Angeles designer and architectural theorist Joe Day of Deegan-Day Design lectures as...
  • What's new in 'The New Sunset Western Garden Book'?

     
    "The New Sunset Western Garden Book" is released with new features including a digital Plant Finder, plant profile photos instead of illustrations, and a new section on edibles....
  • The Dry Garden: How to water and mulch in the heat of summer

     
    Atop California gardeners' to-do list in August and September: irrigate and mulch....
  • The Dry Garden: North East Trees' quiet greening of L.A.

     
    Unless you are active in the field of urban greening, you probably haven’t heard of North East Trees. Unlike the better known TreePeople, North East Trees has not seen its founder land on "The Tonight Show." Rather, the nonprofit that......
  • The Dry Garden: A 3-acre, low-water labor of love called Arlington

     
    As beautiful as private landscapes can be, and they can be stunning, none can match the poetry, joy and solace of a public garden done right. As proof, look no further than Arlington Garden in Pasadena. Here, since breaking ground......
  • The Dry Garden: How can an old arboretum be relevant to modern gardeners? Survey lets you answer

     
    Since arriving at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden more than a year and a half ago, Chief Executive Richard Schulhof has been listening. The region’s leading horticultural figures have been invited for brainstorming sessions about...