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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.

The Urban Gardening Movement Keeps Growing: City Council OKs Edible Plants for L.A. Parkways

Meaning you can harvest fruits and veggies by the side of the road (without a permit)
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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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How to Enjoy the L.A. River Before Its $1.2 Billion Revamp

Riverbed car racing, overwintering shorebirds, and idyllic picnic spots
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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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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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Is Santa Barbara County What People Think About When They Dream of California?

Now 2.5 years into the pandemic and still no haircut, travel writer Ryan Ritchie escapes from L.A. and finds the California dream alive and well in Goleta