IN THE GARDEN
Dream Up Your Succulent Oasis From Pasadena’s Rare Cactus Seller to the Stars

The California Cactus Center in East Pasadena lays low, adjacent to a Starbucks drive-thru, and can be mistaken for a residential property nestled behind inviting green gates. But for over forty years now, the family run business is a goldmine for green thumbs looking for…

Community Gardening Classes: Your Path to Having a Green Thumb

How would you like to be able to relate to your plants in a way that will show them the kind of…

Exercise Your Green Thumb at Free Winter Gardening Classes

Armstrong Garden Centers offers even more exciting free classes this November. Come in and learn more about festive paperwhites, creating fun decor, and how to…

Spruce Up Your Garden With Some Native Plants (On Sale)

The San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) will host its annual native plant sale on Saturday, November…

Old Pasadena Farmers Market Presents The Fall Harvest Festival

Old Pasadena Farmers Market invites you to the first edition of the Fall Harvest Festival taking place on Sunday, November 9, from 10:00 a.m. until…

10 Expert Tips To Be More Water Efficient

The drought in California is so severe that the state is implementing an emergency water conservation regulation and will fine those who…

Armstrong Garden Centers Shares Top Ten Important Water Saving Tips

The drought in California is so severe that the state is implementing an emergency water conservation regulation and will fine those who waste it starting…

August 2014 at Descanso Gardens

To register for classes, please call (818) 949-7980. Some classes require advance registration. Details on classes at www.descansogardens.org. The RISE tickets go…

Give Your Garden a Summer Makeover with Free Workshops at Armstrong Garden Centers

Armstrong Garden Centers is hosting free weekend gardening classes throughout Southern California, just in time for summer. Each class will be instructed by certified nursery…

Mixing it Up

(Editor’s note: This is a continuing series of profiles of the designers involved in the 2014 Pasadena Showcase House of Design, one of the most successful Showcase Houses in the country. Each year a major estate in the Pasadena area is selected. The property is then completely renovated by leading interior and exterior designers. ) What makes a designer unique? They all pick and choose colors, and fabrics and shapes and pieces of décor and furniture. They create moods and themes, and its that singular eye for the perfect piece that sets each apart. While many designers are specific about…

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