Jeanette Marantos began writing for the Los Angeles Times’ Homicide Report in 2015 and the Saturday garden section in 2016, a yin and yang that kept her perspective in balance. In early 2020 she moved full time into Features, with a focus on all things flora. She is a SoCal native who spent more than 20 years in Central Washington as a daily reporter, columnist, freelancer and mom before returning to the land of eucalyptus and sage. Her present goal is to transform her yard into an oasis of native plants, fruit trees and veggies.
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The 35th Inter-City Succulent and Cactus Show and Sale made up for a lost year this past weekend, with crowds of cactus-crazy people ogling the exhibits of 1,300 strange and wonderful plants and buying up a storm from the vendors.
There were 118 exhibitors showing 1,300 strange and wonderful plants as the 35th Inter-city Succulent and Cactus Show and Sale made up for a lost year this past weekend.
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Los eventos rodeados de jardines finalmente se están llevando a cabo alrededor del sur de California.