Long Beach Gardening
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.