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Event: Mushrooms and Fungi of the Santa Monica Mountains, Encino, March 10, 2015

Event: Mushrooms and Fungi of the Santa Monica Mountains with the California Native Plant Society March 10 · 7:30 – 9:00pm MUSHROOMS AND FUNGI OF THE  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS Presenter: Florence Nishida What IS a mushroom anyway? Do we have any in Los Angeles? Where can I find some? These are some of the questions […]

It’s Tomatomania Time Again! – March 20-22, 2015, Encino, CA

It’s that time of year again…time to get growing — and eventually eating — all that tomato-y goodness from your own garden. This year’s bi-coastal Tomatomania 2015 may be coming to an area near you. Check out all the info on their web site, Tomatomania.com.   Our own local event, here at Tapia Bros in […]

Photos/Video: LA DWP Tree Giveaway Today

A few pictures from today’s event. Click for full-size images. Read more on this topic: Free Sherman Oaks Tree Giveaway on Valentine’s Day – Plant a little love in your garden! Free Old Oak Tree Computer and Smartphone Wallpapers for June 2013 Photos: Cherry Blossoms at Lake Balboa, Los Angeles, CA Photos: Tree failure in […]

Free Sherman Oaks Tree Giveaway on Valentine’s Day – Plant a little love in your garden!

Just saw notice of this free tree giveaway on Valentine’s Day. Thinking I might chef out their fruit tree offerings for the front yard. I have a space that might actually work for an apple or orange tree. Click for full-sized PDF flyer Read more on this topic: Free Old Oak Tree Computer and Smartphone […]

Fall arrives with the Autumnal Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere

As of 10:28EDT yesterday, August 22, 2014, Fall has officially arrives here in Los Angeles. Of course, our temperatures and lack of rain almost make a mockery of this seasonal arrival, but it is a process to note. if only to mark our progress from one season to the next. Los Angeles has 4 seasons, […]

Event: Maintenance Manuals for Residential Native Plant Gardens with California Native Plant Society – Tue, Sept, 9. 2014

The Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains Chapter of the California Native Plant Society  is pleased to present the following public program at 7:30  pm, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Sepulveda Garden Center 16633 Magnolia Boulevard, Encino, CA (just west of the intersection of Hayvenhurst and Magnolia) Program: Maintenance Manuals for Residential Native Plant Gardens Presenter: Ellen Mackey is a Senior Ecologist who […]

Event: Veggiepalooza at Fullerton Arboretum – September 13 & 14, 2014

  Fullerton Arboretum to Host Fall Veggiepalooza Seedling Sale September 13thand 14th, 2014 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Members Only Presale September 13th 8:30 – 10:00 AM The potting Shed will offer over 150 varieties of vegetable plants, herbs and seeds for the fall and winter garden. Learn how to grow fall and winter vegetables […]

Event: Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 14th Annual Show and Plant Sale and Drought Tolerant Plant Festival – Jun 14 & 15, 2014

Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society14th Annual Show and Plant SaleDrought Tolerant Plant Festival LACSS.COM Saturday, June 14th 9am to 5pm (Workshops start at 10:00)Sunday, June 15th 9am to 4pm (Kids’ events start at 10:30) Learn how landscaping with drought tolerant plants can save money and water. The festival will include:⋄ Interior Educational Displays ⋄The […]

Video: Photo montage from the Southern California Spring Garden Show 2014

This is a photomontage of some sights from our visit to this year’s Southern California Spring Garden Show in Costa Mesa, California including over 100 photos from the event. There is a lot to see a this show each year including show gardens, a huge collection of orchids, iris, succulents of all shapes and much, much, more. […]

Photo: Orchids at SoCal Spring Garden Show 2014 | A Gardener’s Notebook via Instagram

Photo posted via Instagram Previously in my Instagram Photos… See all my photos on Flickr Read more on this topic: Video: Scenes from the Southern California Spring Garden Show 2014 Photo: Daffodils 2014 – just noticed the first blooms of the season #daffodil #flower #garden via Instagram Photo: Cactus flowers from SoCal Spring Garden Show […]