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Dustin’s June 14 Plant Fair

Coming this Saturday at Dustin’s house and garden. Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. or thereabouts 1750 Sherman Place Long Beach, CA 90804 Nicely coinciding with the bloom of the giant Dutchman’s pipe vine, Aristolochia gigantea. Saturday, June … Continue reading

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Cross-Pollination July 2013

Garden designer Dustin Gimbel hosted another of those fabulous mid-summer rave-ups that he calls “Cross-Pollination” at his home and garden, where “hikers, nursery professionals, beekeepers, home brewers, crazy plant people, artists, architects and designers” gather for food and conversation, slipping … Continue reading

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March evening/April morning

Walking off Easter dinner, what caught my eye last evening was a petite bloom on the melianthus, the first I’ve seen on this cultivar ‘Purple Haze.’ I’m really starting to believe now it is the holy grail, a dwarf melianthus, … Continue reading

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