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Super Bloom, the Prequel, 2016 (Death Valley Edition)

Two years in a row, two different deserts in California, two “super blooms.” This year (2017) we visited Anza Borrego State Park, located in the Colorado Desert of California (is that like the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim?). We were … Continue reading

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Super Bloom, the Sequel, 2017 (Anza Borrego Edition)

Ok, I might have missed the peak of the bloom by a week or two. We spent the first weekend of April in Anza Borrego, a state park in eastern San Diego County. It’s hard to time these things just … Continue reading

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The Plants are Confused

This weather is not what we expect in January and it’s not doing us any favors, either. We could really use some rain, but there’s none in sight. Meanwhile, the plants are confused. These Kniphofia, or “Red Hot Pokers” usually … 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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Magnolia Season

These are erupting all over town. Pretty cheerful for what passes as the middle of winter in Southern California.  

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The Sun Sets on December and Rises on January

Happy New Year to all! Last week we had a series of beautiful sunsets and — cliché though it is — they are irresistible to photograph. This was from December 31 (more or less): With January comes the reliably sunny … Continue reading

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