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Endangered wetlands offer vital wildlife habitat and, often, a reason to fight about coastal development

Between Southern California’s popular beaches and much-traversed mountain trails lies an unsung natural landscape, teeming with its own special wildlife. As you head outdoors to celebrate Earth Day weekend — or to simply connect with nature and leave behind the anxieties of urban life — one option is our area’s often overlooked coastal wetlands. In Orange and Los Angeles counties, more than 90 percent of the estuaries, lagoons and other coastal waters that existed in the 19th century have been l...
Tags: Politics, News, Navy, California, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, LA River, Soccer, Army, Long Beach, Orange, Pacific, Pacific Coast Highway, Parks, Malibu


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, April 19-26

  Sinningia speciosa (Photo by Christer T. Johansson/Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, events and lectures in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   APRIL 19   Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve: Park hours: sunrise-sunset daily. The Jane S. Pinheiro Interpretive Center hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday during the season and special events. Wildflower hotline: 661-724-1180. Admission $10...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, San Fernando Valley, Hancock Park, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, West Third Street, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Windsor Square, Avenue


Garden and home events in the San Fernando Valley, LA areas, April 12-19

  Romneya, also known as matilija poppy. (Photo by Stan Shebs/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, events and lectures in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   APRIL 12   Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve: Park hours: sunrise-sunset daily. The Jane S. Pinheiro Interpretive Center hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday during the season and special events. Wildflower hotline: 661-72...
Tags: Home, Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Chatsworth, Local News, Hill, Conejo Valley, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Santa Susana Mountains


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 5-12

    Iris ‘Mary Todd’ (Photo by A. Barra/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International, 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic, 1.0 Generic)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, events and lectures in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   APRIL 5   Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve: Park hours: sunrise-sunset daily. The Jane S. Pinheiro Interpretive Center hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday during the season and special...
Tags: Gardening, California, Home Improvement, International, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Rose, Hill, Burbank, Conejo Valley, Barbara, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, University of California Irvine


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 29-April 5

  Pasadena Heritage holds their Spring Home Tour on March 31. (Courtesy photo by Dennis Hill)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   MARCH 29   Tomatomania! at Descanso Gardens: Tomato seedlings, almost 300 varieties, for sale, hands-on demonstrations and lectures, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and also March 30-31. Check the website for lecture times and topics for each day. Admission to the gardens $9; $6 seniors ...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Southern California, Northern California, Burbank, San Fernando Valley, University of California Irvine, Savio, Descanso Gardens, First Christian Church, Dennis Hill, Pacific Palisades


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, March 15-22

  Ipomoea alba (Photo by Ed!/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   MARCH 15   Tomatomania! at Tapia Brothers: Tomato seedlings, almost 300 varieties, for sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, and also March 16-17. Check website for daily lectures on growing tomatoes. 5251 Hayvenhurst Ave., Encino. 818-905-6155. www.tomatomania.com Santa Barbara Internationa...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Local News, Santa Barbara, Southern California, Busch Gardens, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Glendale Ave, Adolphus, Adamson House


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area

    Time to plan a tomato patch in your garden. Tomatomania! event with advice and sale of seedlings on March 15-17 at Tapia Brothers in Encino. (Photo courtesy of Ottillia ‘Toots’ Bier)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   MARCH 9   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Grow Your Own Strawberries,” 8 a.m. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada ...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Santa Barbara, Southern California, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, March 1-8

  Vegetable seed packets. (Photo by ParentingPatch/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   MARCH 2   Summer Vegetable Garden: 1-2 p.m. Home Depot, 6345 Variel Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-716-9141. Look, Ma, No Lawn!: Steve Gerischer discusses the topic, 1:30 p.m. Fee $35. Reservations required. Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue, Top Stories LADN, Pacific Coast Highway Malibu


Malibu Boho Summer Wedding at Adamson House Museum

This stunning Bride envisioned a California-meets-Hawaii vibe for her Big Day and with the help of Velvet Alley Events, that's exactly what this Malibu fete is. Set at Adamson House, you will find bridesmaids in the prettiest shades of cornflower blue, palm bouquets and a tropical chuppah thanks to Boulevard Florist, adorably named signature cocktails... just for starters. I promise you'll find so many more steal-worthy moments tucked away in this celebration, all captured by Sposto Photography....
Tags: California, Hawaii, Wedding, Malibu, Romantic, The Blog, Real Weddings, Adamson House, Adamson House Museum, Boulevard Florist, Sposto Photography Continue


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 22-March 1

    Pelargonium quercifolium (Photo by Dinkum/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.     FEB. 23   Clipper Maintenance – A Must for All Gardeners: Louise Guerin discusses the topic, 1:30 p.m. Fee $18. Reservations required.  Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. 818-768-1802. www.theodorepayne.org   FEB. 27   Montrose African V...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Matt, Barbara, Ventura Blvd, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue, Top Stories LADN


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Feb. 15-22

    Pelargonium graveolens (Photo by Eric Hunt/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   FEB. 16   Theodore Payne Foundation classes: “Irrigation Practices for Native Plant Gardens,” with Tim Becker, 9 a.m. ($40) and “Native Plants for the Birds,” with Lili Singer and Steve Gerischer, 1:30 p.m. ($35). Reservations required. 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Vall...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Southern California, Matt, Barbara, San Fernando Valley, Native Plants, Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles County Arboretum, Eric Hunt, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 8-15

  Washingtonia filifera (California fan palm), the only palm species native to California. (Photo by Shijan Kaakkara/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   FEB. 9   Landscape and Garden Design: Steve Gerischer, owner of Larkspur Garden Design, discusses the topic at a meeting of the San Fernando Valley Rose Society, 10 a.m. Wilkinson Multipurpose ...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Palm Springs, Flora Grubb Gardens, San Fernando Valley, First United Methodist Church, Native Plants, Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles County Arboretum, Pacific Palisades, Fallbrook


Seaside Malibu Wedding at The Adamson House

When I see the name Amorology pop up, I know I'm in for a gorgeous treat... everything they touch turns to pure wedding gold! Today's fete is no exception and it so happens to be the wedding of fashion blogger, Maxie Elise, who made the most stunning Bride. Ashley Kelemen joined in on all the fun—lens in tow—leaving us lots and lots of pretty to look at.Continue reading on Style Me Pretty
Tags: Wedding, Romantic, The Blog, Real Weddings, Adamson House, Ashley Kelemen, Maxie Elise


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Feb. 1-8

  Queen of Angels iris. (Photo by Andrey Korzun/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   FEB. 2 Theodore Payne Foundation class: “Right Plant, Right Place,” with Lili Singer, 1:30 p.m. Fee $35. Reservations required. 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. 818-768-1802. www.theodorepayne.org Los Angeles Native Wildflower Project: Nominate a native Los Angele...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, South Africa, Local News, Feb, Flora Grubb Gardens, San Fernando Valley, First United Methodist Church, Native Plants, Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles County Arboretum, Pacific Palisades


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 25-Feb. 1

  African violet (Saintpaulia cultivar). (Photo by Mk2010/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   JAN. 26   Armstrong Garden Centers classes: “Growing Your Own Berries,” 9 a.m. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-761-152...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, South Africa, Club, Local News, Steve, San Fernando Valley, Lili, First United Methodist Church, Native Plants, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 19-26

  Container gardening ideas. (Photo by Shakespeare on English Wikipedia/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   JAN. 19   Rose Pruning with the San Fernando Valley Rose Society: The society will show beginners how to prune rose bushes as they do their work, 9 a.m.-noon. Rain does not cancel. Bring clippers, gloves and shears. Minnie Hill Palmer Hom...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Club, Shakespeare, Local News, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Eric Olsen, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue, Top Stories LADN


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 12-19

    Camellia hybrid Jury’s Yellow. (Photo by BS Thurner Hof/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   JAN. 12   Southern California Garden Club – Rose Pruning at the Sepulveda Garden Center: Club members will demonstrate how to prune roses as they do a major pruning activity at the center, 8:30 a.m. Bring gloves, loppers and pruners. 16633 Magnolia B...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Barbara, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Keith Roberts, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 4-11

  Learn about California native plants at classes offered at the Theodore Payne Foundation on Tuxford Street in Sun Valley. (Google Street View)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   JAN. 4   Christmas tree recycling at Agromin: Free potting mix when you drop of your Christmas tree at Agromin locations, through Jan. 19. Remove all tinsel, decorations and lighting. Hours and locations: Agromin Organic...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Anthony Bourdain, Jan, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Keith Roberts, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Dec. 28-Jan. 4

  Christmas tree recycling by Agromin in Ventura County. (Courtesy photo by Diane Rumbaugh)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   DECEMBER 28   Christmas tree recycling at Agromin: Free potting mix when you drop of your Christmas tree at Agromin locations. Remove all tinsel, decorations and lighting. Hours and locations: Agromin Organics, 6859 Arnold Road, Oxnard (7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 7...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Anthony Bourdain, Jan, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Keith Roberts, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens


Pastel California wedding with the most thoughtful, stunning details

There’s just two more posts before we sign off for Christmas, Cakies, and you definitely don’t want to miss ’em. Tomorrow we have the prettiest fall dinner party to share, but for now let’s swoon over the most thoughtful pastel wedding Erica of Twine Events sent our way. The photos by Rebecca Yale are just stunning and will have you dreaming of flowers for days… First off, let’s talk about this enchanting venue. The Adamson House in Malibu is a 1929 property that’s also a National Historic S...
Tags: Chuck, California, Wedding, Malibu, Blush, Erica, Real Weddings, Pastel, Rebecca Yale, Romantic Wedding, Amy Clarke, Mehndi, Adamson House, Rebecca Yale Venue


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Dec. 8-15

Time to try making a holiday wreath. (File photo by Suzanne Sproul)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   DECEMBER 8   Armstrong Garden Centers class: Wreath-Making class, 9 a.m. ($40 plus pre-registration required). Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-761-...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, California Wildfire, Janet, San Fernando Valley, Lili, First United Methodist Church, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 23-30

Toyon (Heteromeles Arbutifolia). (Photo by docentjoyce/Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   NOVEMBER 28   Garden Holiday Ornaments and Art: Yvonne Savio gives a talk at a meeting of the Sherman Oaks Garden Club, 10 a.m.  Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino. Millie, 818-761-4075.   NOVEMBER 29   Armstrong Garden Centers class: C...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, South Africa, Local News, Steve, Southern California, Creative Commons Attribution, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Lili, Descanso Gardens, Cal State Northridge, Pacific Palisades


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Nov. 16-23

Poinsettia varieties. (Photo by Andy Mabbett/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Ailke 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   NOVEMBER 17   Theodore Payne Foundation classes: “Native Plant Garden Maintenance,” with Steve Singer, 9 a.m. Fee $35. Upcoming: “Right Plant, Right Place,” with Lili Singer, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 1 ($35); “Native Plant Maintenance Basics,” a walk and talk...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, South Africa, Local News, Steve, Southern California, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Lili, Descanso Gardens, Cal State Northridge, Pacific Palisades, Newhall


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, Nov. 9-16

Clematis lasiantha. (Photo by Eric in SF/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   NOVEMBER 10   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Attracting Birds to Your Yard,” 9 a.m. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-7...
Tags: Gardening, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Steve, Eric, Barbara, Ventura Blvd, Rose Garden, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens


Upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and LA area in November

The sweeping view of Los Angeles from above the Cactus Garden at the Getty Center. (Photo by David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and botanic gardens to visit in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   UPCOMING   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Attracting Birds to Your Yard,”  9 a.m. Nov. 10. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555...
Tags: Gardening, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Steve, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Daily News, Descanso Gardens, David Crane, Pacific Palisades, Tom Perkins, California Native Plant Society


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 26-Nov. 2

Pomegranate flowers and fruits. (Photo by Rod Waddington/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   OCT. 26   Gardeners’ Round Table: Robin Gilbert leads a discussion on gardening techniques and tips that work in home gardens in the  San Fernando Valley at a meeting of the San Fernando Valley Branch of the Seed Library of Los Angeles...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arctic, Local News, Southern California, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Churchill Canada, Pacific Palisades, California Garden, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Oct. 19-26

Miniature pumpkins, like Jack Be Little, are popular fall tabletop centerpiece choices. (Photo by Michel Nolan)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. OCT. 20   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Pumpkin with Succulents: A Make-and-Take Class,” 9 a.m. (preregistration requested; fee $49). Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintri...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Southern California, Rose, Barbara, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue, Top Stories LADN


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area

Rosa ‘Cubana’ (Photo by Andrey Korzun/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. OCT. 13   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Cool Season Edibles,” 9 a.m. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-761-1522); 50 Tay...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Local News, Joe, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Dawg, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, John Hersey


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Oct. 5-12

  Miltoniopsis herralexandre. (Photo by David J. Stang/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International) Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. OCT. 6   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Meet the Designers,” landscape design questions and see individual portfolios, 9 a.m. (only in selected locations but including La Cañada Flintridge, Sherman Oaks and Thousand Oaks). Locatio...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Auction, Local News, Joe, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, James Rose, California Native Plant Society, Adamson House


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Sept. 28-Oct. 5

  The Burbank-Valley Garden Club meets on Oct. 4 in Burbank. (Photo courtesy of Francesca Corra)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. SEPT. 29   Theodore Payne Foundation: “Sustainable Slopes,” with Joshua Link, 1:30 p.m. ($20). Upcoming: “Right Plant, Right Place,” with Lili Singer, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6 ($35); “Irrigation Basics for the Native Garden,” a talk and walk with Tim Becke...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Local News, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Oct, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue, Top Stories LADN