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An Aerial Tram Could Move Visitors Around Griffith Park, but Not Everyone Has High Hopes for the Project

Conservation activists say the development could permanently harm Griffith Park and its wildlife
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An Early Look at the Huntington’s Stunning, Expanded Chinese Garden

When it opens this fall, the Huntington’s Chinese garden will be a sprawling 12 acres—and one of the largest of its kind in the world
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The Arboretum Is Open to a Limited Number of Visitors for Social Distancing Strolls

With wide paths and open spaces, it’s a (relatively) safe option for housebound urbanites
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Will There Be a Super Bloom in 2020? Probably Not.

If all goes well, your Instagram feed is going to be full of flowers come March
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Joshua Tree Is Getting Too Popular for Its Own Good

As visitors flood the national park, new visitor centers, faster entry gates, and refreshed campgrounds are all in the works
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Kitschy ’70s L.A. Plant Culture Is Coming Back to Life

The Getty celebrates the reissue of “Mother Earth’s Plantasia” with a countercultural garden party
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Plant Guru Hilton Carter Wants to Help You Grow an Instagram-Worthy Indoor Garden

We talk with the design star about his new book and upcoming live event in L.A.

This Historic Beverly Hills Park Just Got a $12 Million Facelift

A five-year project has restored the 1907 green space to a more eco-friendly version of its former self
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Walker Canyon Is Open Again After the Superbloom Became a Poppy-pocalypse

Lake Elsinore officials temporarily shut down the area after teeming crowds, bad behavior, and reports of injuries