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Event (posted 3/1/18)

Seminar and Garden Tour, April 7-8. "A River Runs Through It: A New Landscape Paradigm" This 2-day event features a full day of seminars on Saturday at Descanso Gardens (La Canada Flintridge) followed on Sunday with a tour featuring 7 private gardens. Sponsored by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (Greater Los Angeles and San Diego chapters). Registration required via Eventbrite (ticket costs vary). Click here for a link to register.

Event (updated 4/3/18)

Art exhibition by Pamela Burgess: "the naturalist's desk: language + landscape" at the Los Angeles Arboretum Library, January 27 thru June 23, 2018. Installed throughout the library, the one-person show features a range of new work in various media including drawings and poetry, sculpture and photography, selections from the library’s collection of botanical books, and artwork based on specimens found in the Botanic Garden. A map and self-guided tour of the installation will be available to visitors. The show will be up for six months, and during that time additional works will be added to the installation. Artist's Talk and Tour on Saturday, April 14 at 3:00 and on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00. For more information visit and

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