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Gardens, An Essential Service to the Community

A new survey by a British charitable organization underscores the vital role that gardens play in relieving stress during times of high anxiety, isolation, and uncertainty. Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, our friends across the pond found solace in their beloved [...]

Gardens, An Essential Service to the Community2020-09-13T09:30:01-07:00

Irvine Town Hall “Gardening in a Pandemic” hosted by Farrah Khan, Irvine City Council Member

What a fun hour participating in a virtual Town Hall on "Gardening in a Pandemic". Many thanks to Irvine council member, Farrah Khan, for hosting and to Irvine middle schooler, Matthew Changg, who was my co-presenter.  We shared the basics [...]

Irvine Town Hall “Gardening in a Pandemic” hosted by Farrah Khan, Irvine City Council Member2020-08-13T10:41:17-07:00

Landscape Architecture Students Deliver High Quality Design Concepts for a Great Park Botanical Garden

On May 13, 2020, the Coalition wrapped up a semester-long collaboration with Cal Poly Pomona Department of Landscape Architecture with a super Zoom presentation of the top six project designs. Despite a pandemic that closed campus and required a quick [...]

Landscape Architecture Students Deliver High Quality Design Concepts for a Great Park Botanical Garden2020-08-06T11:07:26-07:00

Nurture Your Soul: Plant your Garden with Cutting Flowers

We, gardeners, tend to focus on vegetable gardens, and with good reason - nothing beats the rich taste of homegrown tomatoes and vegetables. But consider the benefits of devoting some space in your vegetable garden to cut flowers - being [...]

Nurture Your Soul: Plant your Garden with Cutting Flowers2020-06-10T07:46:51-07:00

Faculty and Future Landscape Architects Tour the Great Park

The Coalition is collaborating with Cal Poly Pomona Department of Landscape Architecture on a cool student learning project. Students from this diverse and highly respected program will apply the foundational elements they’ve been taught in a studio design course using [...]

Faculty and Future Landscape Architects Tour the Great Park2020-03-23T20:31:10-07:00

Arbor Day in California – Celebrating our Towering Trees

Today is a good day to hug a tree, in fact, what better way to celebrate Arbor Day? Our universal love of trees explains why almost every country in the world celebrates its version of Arbor Day and like each [...]

Arbor Day in California – Celebrating our Towering Trees2020-03-12T10:19:12-07:00