- 4:00PM

Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer

Located in Palm Room

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Winter 2015: 8 Thursdays, January – February

Information and registration: 626.821.4623; pre-registration required for field trips.

January 8
A Brief History Southern California Fruit with Ernest Miller A chef and
historian’s entertaining and humorous twist on a rich agricultural history
that many do not know. A historic recipe will be sampled!

January 15
Give Up the Lawn, and then What? with Lili Singer
Tips on lawn removal, plus design ideas and choice plants, mostly drought-tolerant, both native and exotic

January 22
Sustainable Landscaping: An Overview with Russell Ackerman
An overview of smart gardening practices with real examples from the City of Santa Monica’s Sustainability Analyst.

January 29
All About Palms with Dave Lannom
A primer on palms for home and garden use, presented as only this beloved professor of horticulture can present it.

February 5
Field Trip: Sustainability Tour of Santa Monica (10am-1:00pm)
A private tour of varied sustainable sites, including the City’s Airport Avenue Demonstration Gardens and SMURRF (Santa Monica
Urban Runoff Recycling Facility).

February 12
Cooking from the Garden with Rosalind Creasy     Not to be missed: a
brand-new talk on growing, harvesting and preparing your own from the world-renowned Mother of Edible Landscaping!

February 19
Following Nature’s Lead: Color thru the Year with Native Plants with Ron Vanderhoff A beautifully illustrated talk showcasing the natural
cycles of wild California and ways to create the same year-round interest in the garden with colorful native flowers, foliage and fruit.

February 26
Two Mediterranean-Climate Floras of the Southern Hemisphere with Kathy Musial  An armchair tour of SW Australia and South Africa, presented by the Huntington’s Curator of Living Collections and featuring rare and unusual plants from two regions much like ours.

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$100 for the series; $20 per class (includes garden admission)
Reservations or you may pay at the door.

More Information

Pre-registration required for field trips. Call 626.821.4623

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© 2015 Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

Site Design by Kirk Projects