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Posted on Jul. 11, 2018 by Manuela Gomez
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The master gardeners who volunteer each Saturday at the Huntington Ranch Garden Open House are the perfect hosts for this one-of-a-kind garden experience.. ...
Posted on Jul. 3, 2018 by Manuela Gomez
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The offerings are explosive: "Balloon Rockets, Devil Bombs, and Barking Dog Cap Bombs, Floating Stars changing colors, making a most beautiful display in the air," reads a fireworks catalog entry. A promotional...
Posted on May. 23, 2018 by Manuela Gomez
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A recent tour of Puya in the Desert Garden with The Huntington’s curator of the desert collections, John Trager, turned me from a Puya Ignoramus...
Posted on May. 2, 2018 by Manuela Gomez
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An old Hollywood crowd graces bed number 15 North in The Huntington’s Rose Garden. ‘Ronald Reagan’ and ‘Nancy Reagan’ naturally...
Posted on Apr. 11, 2018 by Manuela Gomez
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A group of Herb Garden docents gathered in the Botanical Center’s headhouse one recent morning to begin work on a textile installation piece they plan to display at the upcoming
Posted on Feb. 15, 2018 by Manuela Gomez
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Before Phillip E. Bloom applied to become The Huntington's Curator of the Chinese Garden, he spent two days exploring and contemplating Liu Fang Yuan, the Garden of Flowing Fragrance—first alone and...

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Jan. 20, 2021 by Sherryl Vint and Peter Boxall
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The notion of the artificial is necessarily understood in concert with the linked notion of the natural and thus the boundary between what is found and what is made ...
Jan. 13, 2021 by Vanessa Wilkie
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When Congressional sessions resumed after the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, many people watched televised proceedings set in motion some 200 years ago ...
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