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She wants to make sure you don't think of plants as 'just green accessories for the home' 29.9.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Dianna Martinez started her business, the L.A. Garden, three years ago. It's now a thriving business and staple at art fairs and farmers markets around town.

She was afraid of growing food — until the pandemic pushed her to do it 23.9.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Jamie Williams turned a tiny strip of dirt outside her apartment into an edible garden. You can tour it online during the LA Design Festival.

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How is Little Saigon curbing coronavirus? By respecting elders, authorities and masks 22.9.2020 LA Times: Health

The low numbers of COVID-19 cases in Orange County's Little Saigon are tied to cultural habits and consistent behavior.

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He turned his concrete patio into an edible garden with fruit trees 13.9.2020 LA Times: Health

Ken Sparks transformed the East L.A. hardscape into a fertile landscape, with chickens, a butterfly garden and organic vegetables

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Don't worry about a dusting of wildfire ash on your garden — just wash it away 12.9.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California's wildfires have left many Southern California gardens dusted with ash. That coating can hurt the plant's ability to soak in the sun, but a quick rinse with a hose will send the ash into the soil, where it can actually do some good.

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PHOTOS: Cold front sweeps across Denver metro area bringing rain, expected snow 8.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
A cold front moved across the Front Range on Monday night, bringing abruptly colder temperatures and rain to the Denver metro area on Tuesday morning, with snow expected by the afternoon.
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Plague Comforts: Planning a Commune 4.9.2020 Mother Jones
An occasional series about stuff that’s getting us through a pandemic. More here. I have a theory that all female group chats end up in the same conversation: planning a commune. I’ve seen it start a number of ways. A photo of the extravagant meal one of us cooked leads to a spoken desire to host […]
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Actor-developer Adam Ambruso asks $15 million for Hollywood Hills showplace 1.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Actor-developer Adam Ambruso is asking $15 million for a new three-story home in Outpost Estates.

Hot Property: Courteney Cox finds a friend for West Hollywood condo 22.8.2020 LA Times: Business

Actress Courteney Cox has sold a condo at the Sierra Towers building in West Hollywood in an off-market deal. Also: "Growing Pains" matriarch Joanna Kerns makes a sale in Montecito, and Nextdoor founder Nirav Tolia looks for a big score in San Francisco.

He turned his concrete patio in East L.A. into an edible garden with fruit trees 19.8.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

His terraced backyard in East L.A. is primarily concrete but Ken Sparks has managed to transform the hardscape into something alive and soft with chickens, a butterfly garden and a surplus of organic vegetables that he has planted in raised beds installed on top of concrete.

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Veteran talent agent-producer Mike Menchel sells longtime Sherman Oaks home 6.8.2020 LA Times: Business

Hollywood talent agent turned producer Mike Menchel has sold his longtime home in Sherman Oaks for $4 million.

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This farmer in Pomona will inspire you to plant your own garden, no matter how small 28.7.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Farmer Rishi Kumar grows top-tier fruits and offers gardening tips on Instagram: "Gardening is such an important way of connecting with the earth, connecting with ourselves and eating well."

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The Coronavirus Is Bringing Back Aztec-Era “Floating Gardens” 4.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Atlas Obscura and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In the south of Mexico City, about 100 miles of murky canals wind their way through the Xochimilco neighborhood. Here, the urban sprawl of one of the world’s densest cities yields to a lake region where indigenous farmers […]
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L.A. museums were reopening. Now they're re-closing 2.7.2020 LA Times: Health

Museums that reopened their doors or planned to welcome back visitors in the coming week are forced to change course again as coronavirus cases surge.

This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic 1.7.2020 Business Operations |
This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic Barry Yeoman Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:15 When the COVID-19 outbreak first reached Louisiana and residents were  ordered  to stay at home, Marie Marlene V. Foret tapped into some skills she learned seven decades ago. Foret chairs the tribal council of the  Grand Caillou/Dulac Band  of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, which has lived along the bayous south of Houma, Louisiana for generations. When Foret was a child in the 1940s and ’50s, her family packed up every fall and moved to a trapping camp at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. Her father caught mink, otter and muskrat, which he sold to traders for their pelts. During trapping season, the family lived in a wood-frame house, insulated with newspaper and illuminated with coal-oil lamps. They ate what they grew and hunted: garden vegetables; ducks; and the coots French-speaking Louisianans call pouldeau. Self-isolation was the norm. "We stayed weeks and weeks and weeks without ...
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In Long Beach, some big names in art will open a new space called Compound 25.6.2020 LA Times: Health

Lauri Firstenberg, former director of LAXArt, will serve as curator and artistic director. Glenn Kaino will have inaugural installations.

TikTok's plant positivity guru has important life lessons for you 25.6.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Garden Marcus shares gardening tips and wise words from his garden in Houston. He lives by the motto "kindness, patience and positivity."

I created Mae Jones, a magazine like Vogue, to represent Black style and glamour 19.6.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The fashion industry kept Kristen Turner feeling alienated and overlooked. She decided to do something about it. Her new magazine, Mae Jones, also has a hashtag challenge for fashion brands called #NotJustInFebruary.

The L.A. plant Instagram that highlights Latinx and sells you beautiful plants 17.6.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Andi Xoch, creator of @LatinxWithPlants hosts plant pop-ups on the weekends outside her home in Boyle Heights

Hot Property: New agents, new direction for pop star Liam Payne 13.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Liam Payne, who gained fame as a member of the supergroup One Direction, has put his Calabasas home back up for sale.

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