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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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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

Going Native: 5 Things to See on the Theodore Payne Foundation’s 11th Annual Native Plant Garden Tour

This Saturday and Sunday, peruse 42 citywide gardens that boast drought-tolerant native flowers and water-conscious design
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A Rare Super Bloom of Desert Wildflowers Is Expected This Spring

If all goes well, your Instagram feed is going to be full of flowers come March
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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

The Autry Museum Is Investigating the Histories of Griffith Park—and It Needs Your Help

As the park's quasquicentennial approaches, the Autry is collecting memories
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We Need to Talk About Your Behavior at the Superbloom

Is it really so hard to enjoy the flowers without destroying them?
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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

How to Upgrade Your Pup’s Dog Park Experience in L.A.

Your dog deserves better than a fenced-in dirt lot