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Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Garden Lovers Tour for National Public Gardens Day

May 11 heralded National Public Gardens Day and when the Garden Lovers Tour in Santa Barbara was announced, I said "sign me up"!   We are fortunate to have many beautiful public gardens here and they all came together to celebrate the occasion.The tour sold... Read more

Plants & Peacocks at the Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Punica granatum or Ornamental Pomegranate

I'm hot off the heels of Grow! A Garden Festival at the Los Angeles... Read more

Iris Douglasiana & The Pacific Coast Hybrids

We are busy getting ready for Grow! A Garden Festival  at the Los Angeles Arboretum taking place this coming weekend so our post on these beautiful Iris will be a shorter one.  The Douglas Iris, their cultivars and the hybrids are California native... Read more