Now look at all the gardening and horticulture you can do in LA

Mid-August has always been my favorite part of summer — it’s time to relax in the warmth of winter with the exciting new season in its wings. Of course, those days were after Labor Day and the “temperature” was in the 90’s, not 108 degrees.

Nevertheless, August is still a time of laziness and a bountiful harvest, especially if you sow a lot of zucchini like you. It is also great for a few minutes to set up your garden or new nursery and your garden.

Here are a few sections and other activities to help you get started. Email garden and plant-related events At least three weeks before the event and we can include them in the calendar.

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Hide and seek – Wisdom complements the nature of the South Coast vegetation garden Backyard visitors will be given the opportunity to explore eight hidden sculptures: six from the Los Angeles County Art Museum – exploring 87 hectares of gardens at 26300 Crenshaw Blvd. Rolling Hills is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last allowed admission at 4:30 p.m.). You can download the list of sculptures and the location in the garden online. $ 15 admission to the garden ($ 11 for seniors and ID students, 5-12 children 5 and children under 5 years old).

August 12
California native container plants Flora Ito, sales manager at Theodore Payne Foundation’s Childcare Center, from 8:30 to 9:45 am at the nursery, 10459, Tuxford St. Sun. The room offers tips on the best native plants for plants and a nesting site for pollen such as butterflies and bees and a guided walk in the nursery. In kindergarten, masks are mandatory, and participants are encouraged to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes to walk in uneven areas. Full bottles of water and sunscreen are also recommended. Tickets are $ 25 ($ 20 for members). Sign up online.

August 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, September 4-6
Summer evening at Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens Continue on Labor Day, allowing visitors to visit the gardens on San Marino on 1151 Oxford Road at 4:30 to 8pm on weekends. Admission fares for adults are $ 20. $ 5 for seniors 65+, military and ID students, and $ 4-11. Children and members under the age of 4 enter free of charge. Reservations are required and members are limited to one night per week. The 1919 Cafe will be open until 7pm and the Huntington store will be open until 8pm

August 14
Soil Rehabilitation at Arlington Garden, Lean Fang specializes in soil and fertilizer ecology. After 10 p.m., the class will discuss in-class fertilizer, soil construction and horticulture techniques for those who need a deeper understanding of soil health and renewal, drive to Arlington Garden, 275 Arlington in Pasadena. Tickets are $ 20.

How to take Hummingbird photos It is a 10-hour workshop in Roger’s Kindergarten at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Avenue, Corona del Mar, taught by photographer Steve Kaye. The unit offers tips and tricks that anyone can use to take pictures of hummingbirds boarding and flying and displays more than 120 photos of Kaye. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are $ 10, $ 5 has been donated to the Sea and Wise Audubon Association.

August 15 or 29
Fruit Institute Citrus 101 Workshops At Arlington Garden, 275 Arlington Drive in Pasadena, Rehabilitation teaches you how to care for garden trees using gardening practices – gardening techniques and soil conservation techniques. Each ornamental workshop includes pruning of citrus trees in the garden, including timely care for citrus trees, and two to three hours of manual handling. The Fruit Institute is a Los Angeles-based company that teaches Angelus how to care for their garden trees and grow quality fruit. Each workshop is a full session and pre-registration costs $ 50.

August 19
The easiest way to grow houseplants One of the best ways to keep houseplants healthy, with light and pest control, is taught by John Bishop of Sherman Library and Gardener John Bishop. Classes will be held in the garden from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., with $ 15 ($ 10 per member) and registration required for Corona del Mar 2647 E Coast Highway tickets.

August 21
Los Angeles Plant Swap / Fundraising At the West West Hollywood Store, 8125 W. 3rd St. From 4 to 7 p.m., the event is sponsored by Sill, Madremonstra, PlantManP and TheRealPlantLadyP and offers a $ 5 entry fee to Ron Finley. And for communities to grow their own food, even in urban areas. Participants may exchange healthy plants or fragments (at a crossroads or roots) as well as pots and pans. Tickets have one-hour time limits and are limited, so a time interval of 4 to 5 pm, 5 to 6 pm or 6 to 7 pm masks are required.

California Native Gardener Gardening-Summer Activities Workshop sponsored by the Santa Monica Mountain Fund begins on a short tour of the Santa Monica Mountain Intelligence Visitor Center in Cassassas, 26876 Mulholland Highway. The course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and includes planting local plants in the summer, how and what to cut in the summer, how to die, die and work, how to make hand-washing techniques for established plants, and how to identify and collect mature ones. Seed. The workshop is free but requires pre-registration. Attendees should be prepared to stand in the sun for more than two hours, so bring water bottles, sunscreen and a hat.

August 26
Basics of Indoor Plant Repair Eric Badon teaches at Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tucford St. in the Valley of the Sun, from 8:30 to 9:30. Domestic plants during the summer when they are very dormant and brown. Occasionally, participants have to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes to travel on steep and rough terrain; Full water bottles and sunscreen are recommended. Masks are mandatory in the nursery. Tickets are $ 15 ($ 12 for members), and pre-registration is required.

August 28
46th Plant Sale of Gates Cactus and Successful Association At the Redsland Church of the Reds, 1307 E. Citrus Ave. In Redlands, it promises to sell thousands of substitutes and cactus, including rare and unusual plants. Vendors also sell pottery, ornamental gardens, and jewelry and ornamental gardens. Club members offer tips to answer questions and grow healthy replacements. Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. gatecact

September 4-5
Orange Empire Bonsai Association Bonsai Show On the beach highway at Sherman Library and Gardens, 2647 E. Corona del Mar, both days from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show features community-sponsored bonsai trees and the September 5, 20-year-old Femina pine tree, a “free and two-hour demonstration to look like a victim of a severe lightning strike.” ” Club members began shaping the tree about 18 months ago, removing about 30% of its new growth. This will be a continuous project and demonstration for the next three to four years to get the tree to the desired shape. Admission to parks is free.

September 4
Bonsai Kusamono Display Workshop At the Sherman Library and Gardens, 2647 E. Corona Highway, taught by Debra Mauzi-Melitz of Orange County Bonsai Association, 9 to 11:30 p.m. Classroom projects include designing and planting cosmopolitan – laying grass and flower arrangements in special pots or trays – in a wet-cut pot and creating a succulent accent, even the wood used to name small stones or natural wood. Setting. Offers will be provided. The workshop costs $ 120 ($ 100 for members).

Restoration of residence in the swampy areas of Los Sirritos It is a voluntary event hosted by the Pacific Aquarium to restore habitat on 66 hectares of wetlands, collecting seeds from common plants, planting indigenous species and eliminating non-invasive populations. On the first Saturday of each month, December 4, from 10:30 am to 12:30 am, volunteers must accompany children under the age of 10:15 at the corner of the Pacific Coast Highway and Strait Beach 1st Street. Adult. Closed shoes are needed; Hats and sunscreen are strongly recommended. Water is available but this is a plastic bottle-free event, so bring your own reusable water bottle. No registration required.

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