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  • Around & About

    BOUTIQUES: Gifts and Greens — Saturday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Purchase botanical décor and greenery to decorate for the holidays, and handcrafted gift items made by volunteers. Descanso Gardens, 1418, Descanso Drive, La...
  • The Heart Beat Bus

    The American Heart Association estimates more than 80 million American adults have some form of cardiovascular disease. Coronary artery disease affects 16 million Americans and leads to 8.1 million heart attacks in the US each year. For many people, the...
  • Century Old Oak Trees to be Cut Down

    Century Old Oak Trees to be Cut Down
    ARCADIA -- Conservationists are protesting a plan by Los Angeles County officials to cut down 179 oak trees and 70 sycamores to create a space to spread silt, rocks and vegetation dredged from the nearby Santa Anita Reservoir. On Friday, Los Angeles...
  • Home datebook

    APRIL 18 Native plants: The South Coast chapter of the California Native Plant Society presents its 15th annual spring garden tour led by landscape consultants and designers Ric Dykzeul and Tony Baker. 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. $20 to $25. Reservations: (310)...
  • Home and garden events in Southern California

    FEB. 14 Design class: Landscape designer Laramee Haynes will discuss how to create beautiful spaces using native plants, well-placed shade trees and other more elements. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants,...
  • Home and garden tours and seminars

    MARCH 28 Cymbidium show: San Gabriel Valley branch of the Cymbidiun Society of America hosts an orchid show with potting demonstrations and an orchid sale. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 28 and 29. Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N....
  • Home and garden events in the Southland

    SATURDAY Irrigation class: Consultant Bob Galbreath discusses smart irrigation controllers in a workshop sponsored by the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants. Beginning in 2010, only weather-based irrigation controllers, or WBIC,...
  • Learn about fire-resistant landscaping

    NOV. 8 Firescaping: Landscape architect and contractor Owen Dell, a co-designer of the Santa Barbara Firescape Garden, leads a class on fire-resistant landscaping. 1 to 3 p.m. Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants, 10459 Tuxford St.,...
  • Datebook

    APRIL 11 Garden design: Landscape architect Heather Lenkin lectures on "Designing Great Gardens." 3 to 5 p.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. $35 to $40. Registration: (818) 949-7980. Wildflower show: Rancho Santa Ana...
  • Michael San Miguel dies at 70; ornithologist and conservationist

    Michael San Miguel dies at 70; ornithologist and conservationist
    Michael San Miguel, an ardent conservationist known for his accomplishments in Southern California field ornithology and bird banding, died late Wednesday while conducting a spotted owl survey in the San Gabriel Mountains. He was 70. San Miguel was...
  • Home and garden events

    FEB. 7 Backyard retreats: Debra Prinzing, author of "Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways," shares her ideas on how to create a personal backyard destination. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, 10459 Tuxford St.,...
  • Creating landscapes in the spirit of the past

    Last summer, architect Hugh Maguire stumbled upon the 1931 book "California Gardens" by Winifred Starr Dobyns. While flipping through it, he was startled to find three black-and-white images of what was unmistakably his former backyard in an old...