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Petal Drop LA (02) – The Jacaranda Edition

Something magical happened the last weekend in May. A Cemex concrete plant was converted into a jacaranda blossom processing factory and a mysterious message appeared along the LA River. A few smaller scale vignettes were sprinkled between the two main sites. As this … Continue reading

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Petal Drop LA (01)

From the anonymous, rogue artists that brought the Griffith Park Tea House to L.A. last summer, Petal Drop happened today in a tiny alley off of Broadway. When we arrived close to dawn, the city was still quiet. Aside from sleeping … Continue reading

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L.A.’s Urban Forest is in Trouble

A client of Echo Landscape Design was interviewed recently on NPR about the effects of the drought and lawn removal programs on our city’s trees. She’s in good company! Don Hodel (a tree expert in L.A.) and Aaron Thomas (with … Continue reading

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Fruit & Tea : Clay & Wood : Earth & Fire

Within the past week, LA has been gifted two beautiful pieces of public art that, in some ways, could not be more different from each other, but that both embody a huge spirit of generosity by the artists who created … Continue reading

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New Park for Highland Park

We are getting a new park in Highland Park! It couldn’t be in a better location. What has been a ragged, fenced off vacant lot, at what is currently one of the “hippest” intersections in this very park-poor city, will … Continue reading

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Summer Preview

It isn’t really summer yet, but you wouldn’t know it from the hot weather we had the past couple of days. Here’s a little taste of what’s to come at the Getty Museum over the next few months. The garden … Continue reading

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Hot Summer in the City

It’s been nearly 100 degrees at my home and office this week. I wish this was me, splashing in the fountain at the new Grand Park in Downtown L.A.

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