Celebrating plants in Los Angeles.
Run by three siblings, Semilla has become a community gathering place in downtown Fullerton.
Says Louis Easton, aka the Plant Mon: “In the Black community, if you say you work like a Jamaican, it means you wear many hats. And that’s me.”
Tattoos of plants, flowers and leaves offer healing to plant-loving Angelenos.
Replacing lawns with drought-tolerant plants is a good start in dry Southern California. Setting up a recycled water system is even better.
Get ready to catch a whiff of it at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.
You don’t need grass for a family-friendly yard. Garden designer Paul Robbins traded turf for a drought-tolerant garden and play area for his kids.
Theodore Payne Foundation hosts its Pollination Party at Eagle Rock Brewery. Sample native-plant-infused beer, pizza and ice cream and buy native plants.
SoCal carnivorous plant enthusiasts aren’t just intrigued by the plants eating bugs. They also find joy in ‘growing fascinating, beautiful plants.’
L.A. residents who aren’t included in the city’s composting pilot program will have to wait until it expands. Here’s what you can do in the meantime.
Even California native plants can dry out in the summer. But these varieties will still look good in Los Angeles yards and gardens during the hottest months.
The best plants for raised garden beds include tomato, eggplant, pepper and kale. Here’s how to keep raised bed gardens producing even in summer.
Scientists for the first time have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by NASA’s Apollo astronauts.