Long Beach Gardening

Assistance League of Long Beach Installs Linda Drummond 74th president

Linda Drummond installed as the 74th president of Assistance League of Long Beach Linda Drummond installed as the 74th president of Assistance League of Long Beach Linda Drummond was installed as the 74th president of Assistance League of Long Beach on May 19 at its annual meeting and luncheon at The Grand Event Center in Long Beach.

Downtown Community Gardens Welcome All For “Garden on Tap” Event

garden-on-tap Chef Paul photo by Ryan Smolar Downtown community gardens will be opening their doors to all on April 27th for a fun-filled afternoon of handcrafted beer, artisanal food and music at the upcoming “Garden on Tap” event.

Master Gardeners to Host Succulent Potting Workshop

succulent-potting-workshop Do you want to decorate your home or patio with beautiful, drought resistant plants that even your urinating cat can’t kill? Then come to the succulent workshop! On Saturday, August 3rd from 9 am to noon, we’ll have a chance to create bowls of succulents in the Killsby Courtyard at First Congregational Church Of Long Beach, 241 Cedar Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802.

Rancho Los Cerritos Presents Holiday Succulent Centerpiece Workshop, November 17

succulent-wreathes Rancho Los Cerritos announces a holiday workshop for adults to create festive succulent centerpieces that will accentuate the home well into the New Year! The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2-4 p.m. The cost is $28 for the general public and $25 for members.

El Dorado Native Plant Sale Returns With California-Friendly Blooms

El Dorado Nature Center Native Plant Sale The El Dorado Nature Center Native Plant Sale will take place October 27, 2012. On Saturday, October 27, 2012 the El Dorado Nature Center will be brimming with California native plants for sale — just in time for outdoor fall planting. 

Community Invited to Attend Garden Festivities at Long Beach Civic Center on July 27th

Dee-Andrews-Garden The City of Long Beach will host a public celebration for a new vertical edible garden demonstration project at the Civic Center Edible Garden, located just outside City Hall, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., on Friday, July 27, from 10 am to 1 pm.

Arts Council for Long Beach Presents “A Lot Symposium and Performance Series” at Chantilly Clad

Chantilly Clad Chantilly Clad The Arts Council for Long Beach is passionate about activating underutilized public spaces. On Saturdays June 11 and 18, the space located at the corner of Ocean Blvd. and Lime Ave. and the site of the public art installation Chantilly Clad will come alive with live music, symposia, interactive workshops, and more, all free to the public.

Eat Your Yard: Gardening Tips from Local Author

edible-gardening-book-th Local writer and gardener Jennifer E. Beaver will discuss her latest book, “Edible Gardening for California,” at Gatsby Books on Saturday, May 14 at 2 p.m. Edible gardening—the practice of growing vegetables, fruit, and herbs in a dedicated area or mixed in with traditional flower beds—has grown in popularity as a money-saving way to enjoy delicious fresh food.

The Opportunity to Volunteer at Rancho Los Alamitos Gardens is Now

oleander-walk_72 Volunteering in the Historic Gardens Even while Rancho Los Alamitos is undergoing a complete restoration of its historic Barns Area and construction of a state-of-the-art Education Center, the site’s beautiful, tranquil gardens, grounds, and ranch house remain open to the public.

Friends of Bixby Park To Host Community Clean Up, Launches “Keep Our Parks Clean” 2010 Campaign

bixpy-park Friends of Bixpy Park Clean up event Photo by Urban Artiphax Friends of Bixby Park, devoted exclusively to the renovation and preservation of historical Bixby Park Long Beach, has partnered with Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine to launch a “Keep Our Parks Clean” campaign, debuting on Saturday, November 20th , with a community park clean up scheduled to take place from 8 a.m.

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