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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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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.
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How Garden Planters Became a Flashpoint in the Venice Gentrification Debate

Who is building hundreds of sidewalk planters in Venice–and why?
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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

Scene It Before: The Japanese Garden from Star Trek

A Van Nuys water reclamation plant and botanical garden stand in for Starfleet Academy in the sci-fi franchise

A Beautiful New Park Is About to Open Just East of Chinatown

Los Angeles State Historic Park has been in the works for over ten years
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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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This Spectacular Park Is One of L.A.’s Most Undervalued Retreats

Hundreds of acres of beauty—and if you blink you could miss it