Tag: Hancock Park Garden Club

Front yard regains its former glory, with masks, of course

Front yard regains its former glory, with masks, of course

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ah, the great outdoors. Nothing like a pandemic to make you crave some fresh air and time in nature. And friends. All of these forces combined have elevated the oft-neglected front yard to its earlier prominence. Laura Dine Million and her husband Mike Million and son watched from their front porch on Wilton Drive as […]

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Whether for comfort or sustenance, ‘victory gardens’ are flourishing

Whether for comfort or sustenance, ‘victory gardens’ are flourishing

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In both World Wars I and II, Americans were encouraged to plant gardens as an act of patriotism. These “war gardens” or “victory gardens” were meant to supplement the food supply and leave more for the soldiers valiantly fighting abroad. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture estimates that more than 20 million victory gardens were planted […]

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Front yards the subject of Garden Club’s new study

Front yards the subject of Garden Club’s new study

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Front yards are a significant part of the ambiance of the single-family residential neighborhoods in and around Hancock Park. As explained at a mid-November presentation held at The Ebell and led by architect John Kaliski, there is a public realm that exists between the front façades of houses on opposite sides of a street. The […]

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Free panel on front yard landscaping Nov. 14

Free panel on front yard landscaping Nov. 14

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local neighborhoods’ once-uniform front yards of open vistas and broad lawns are changing because of drought, changing tastes and other influences. A free panel discussion on the subject, organized by the Hancock Park Garden Club, takes place Tues., Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Ebell. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend, […]

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Diane Hawley’s business expertise is put to good use

Diane Hawley’s business expertise is put to good use

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Diane Hawley’s business acumen is being put to good use, both through Las Madrinas in support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where the past president has worn many hats the past 10 years, and at Marlborough. At the school, she is a trustee in her first of two terms and a parent for 12 years. […]

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Hancock Park Garden Club sale supports Ebell grounds

Hancock Park Garden Club sale supports Ebell grounds

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Get ready for spring planting and summer garden maintenance at the Hancock Park Garden Club sale and event Sat., March 4 at the Ebell Club, in the parking lot at Lucerne Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Our goal, as a club, is to help gardeners. We will have natives and drought tolerant plants, […]

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