Tag Archives: The Los Angeles Times

“Night Sky, Palm” by Eric Beltz

Eric Beltz, “Night Sky, Palm” (Eric Beltz and CB1 Gallery) I’m guessing it’s an affinity for the intricate, geometric beauty of plants that draws me to the mesmerizing graphite drawings of artist Eric Beltz. You can read more in The … Continue reading

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beam me here

Actor Zachary Quinto, probably best known for playing the young Spock in the JJ Abrams’ Star Trek movies, on the evidence of his garden, seems to be a well-grounded young man. It’s not very often that a house for sale … Continue reading

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hillside with Schwentker Watts Design

I was in a wonderful garden the other night, but was caught flat-footed as far as having any photos to show for it. Although only 7:30ish, twilight doesn’t last long in this Los Angeles neighborhood but is quickly swallowed up … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Clippings 4/28/12

I enjoyed this article very much earlier in the week, well worth a Sunday read: “Any patch of earth, large or small, turns out to be a mad surprise party of species — fluid, unpredictable and wild — and a … Continue reading

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the children’s garden at the Huntington

The last time I visited the Huntington Botanical Garden a few weeks ago, the prevailing theme for the day was kids in the garden. Moms with toddlers and strollers were everywhere. Field-trip kids in the cactus garden trudged along the … Continue reading

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