I’ve talked about Dustin’s ceramics a lot lately, but how’s his garden growing this very grey-skied May? Last week Shirley Watts was in town for talks on the next installment of Natural Discourse’s installation at the LA Arboretum in spring … Continue reading
Posted in agaves, woody lilies, artists, design, garden visit, MB Maher, pots and containers
Tagged Acacia pendula, Agave mitis var. albidior, Anthericum saundersiae 'Variegata', Bilbergia 'Hallelujah', Dustin Gimbel Second Nature Garden Design, garden designer Shirley Watts, Natural Discourse 2018, Russelia equisetiformis, Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Ogon Nishiki'
From the Natural Discourse event registration page: “Natural Discourse has been invited to explore the Natural History Museum! The Museum opens its doors for a day-long conversation about gardens, art, science, and collections. Natural Discourse is an ongoing series of … Continue reading
Posted in artists, Department of Instruction, garden travel, science
Tagged Director of the Huntington Botanical Gardens, Exposition Park, garden designer Shirley Watts, James Griffith's La Brea Tar Paintings, Jim Folsom, JoAnne Northrup, Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, Maura C. Flannery, Mia Lehrer, Natania Meeker & Antonia Szabari, Natural Discourse; Flora & Fauna 10/17/15, Rosamond Purcell
Monday features two long-time friends (and family) of AGO. Oldest son Mitch took these photos of a Shirley Watts-designed garden a few years back and kindly agreed to let me share them here. The garden had a lot of formal, … Continue reading