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Grow your own veggies with little water, soil or effort

Grow your own veggies with little water, soil or effort

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gardens can grow just about anywhere these days, even in the arid landscape of our fair city without soil, with minimal water and on a stackable Tower Garden from LA Urban Farms. Just ask the mayor—Eric Garcetti—and First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland. They have 14 towers at their home, the Getty House in Windsor Square. […]

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Entertaining is on the menu at Historical Society Garden Tour

Entertaining is on the menu at Historical Society Garden Tour

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visit six private gardens in historic Windsor Square on Sun., May 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. during “Living Alfresco,” the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society’s 11th annual Los Angeles Garden Tour & Party. Backyard entertainment features will be highlighted with wine and food pairings at each venue. First Lady of Los Angeles Amy Elaine […]

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Water-saving innovation ideas are coming out-of-the-box

Water-saving innovation ideas are coming out-of-the-box

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mayor’s office recently took to social media, inviting Angelenos to share water-saving innovations by posting to Twitter with the hashtag #DroughtHack.  It received responses from the de rigueur to the dare we try.   Only wash full loads of laundry. Turn off water while brushing teeth. Install a rain barrel. Take a shower with someone. […]

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Will the new mayor decide to live in the Getty House?

Will the new mayor decide to live in the Getty House?

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever since Mayor Tom Bradley moved into Getty House in 1977, the estate has been the city’s official residence. Even though Richard Riordan chose to remain in his own home while he was mayor, he encouraged its use for LA Best’s after-school enrichment programs, Consular receptions and welcoming events for visiting dignitaries. If the new […]

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