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Special to the Los Angeles TimesEmbroidered Ground Revisiting the Garden Page Dickey Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 250 pp., $25 Bookish gardeners know well (even in sunny Southern California) the delights of the winter doldrums. In rain and snow they diligently read their way through...
L.A. at HomeCommunity Gardens dispatch No. 13: Venice High The Learning Garden at Venice High School is not an official community garden but rather an educational lab open to the community. Gardeners from Beethoven Street Elementary School and UCLA Extension mix...
If you're feeling a bit stressed about your holiday entertaining plans, listening to Chris Giftos talk about his experiences should calm you. There was the time that then-First Lady Hillary Clinton was coming for a dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of...
L.A. at HomeRead the novel "Blame" and it comes as no surprise that author Michelle Huneven gardens, or that she is Southern Californian. There is no inventing the familiarity in the descriptions of buckwheat “drying to a dark iron red,” the hurl-me weight a...
757-247-4781Over the years roses have gotten a bum rap for being finicky and difficult to grow. The key is selecting the rose rose. Here's a list of easy-care roses from Stanley Kosidlak, a Hampton resident, member of the Virginia Peninsula Rose Society and master...
Special to The TimesFew phrases are more magical than "English garden." The words conjure visions at once settled and unconstrained: cool emerald vistas, buxom clumps of lilies and larkspurs, rose petals spilling from a tree-hugging vine. Caught in their spell, desert...
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247-4781If you abandoned roses years ago because they were too fussy to grow, check out the trouble-free rose choices available at local garden centers this spring. Newer varieties such as Knock Out and Double Knock Out in reds and pinks are about the most...
247-4781There's no good reason to keep roses out of your garden. They're not the fussy yard companions you've always thought them to be. In fact, there are lots of roses out there to suit your special needs and you don't have to own an arsenal of chemicals to...
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