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Attend the Garden Dream Event

Share the dream of days and years into the future when growing gardens, friendships and community continues to inspire and bring us together. http://southlaguna.org/garden/garden-dream-event/

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Alani & the Giant Kelp Elf

Now available through Laguna Wilderness Press, the “Alani & the Giant Kelp Elf” book by Gayle and Tom Joliet is the story of Kelfie and his Kelp Elf. Their undersea home, the giant kelp forest…

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Community Garden Park to celebrate a harvest of art and delicious local food

This year the South Laguna Community Garden Park will celebrate in a modified form the Garden Park’s success at bringing the Laguna Beach community together while producing beauty and promoting healthy living.  Instead of a…

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Haven’t These Parks Always Been Here?

By Ann Christoph Watching Ken Burns’ history of national parks like Yosemite and Yellowstone made me realize that even though their value is so obvious to us today, their value was not obvious to politicians…

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City Hall Pledged to Support Community Gardens

By Tom Osborne Then-Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger championed passage in 2006 of AB 32, the nation’s first statewide law to put a price on carbon to address climate change. As a result, the City of…

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‘Virus gardens’ sprout up across coastal Orange County for spring

By FAITH E. PINHO, LILLY NGUYEN, LA Times/Daily Pilot Usually, 6-year-old Matthew Perez, who is autistic, isolates himself during family activities. But when his parents took his older siblings outside to their Costa Mesa backyard…

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Bloomin’ for Better

The plants are here to cheer us up. Blooming their peduncles out! It’s as though they’re saying, “we know what you’re going through—we’ve been through it ourselves.”

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Stu News: A Garden Party With Roots

Ten years ago, the corner of Eagle Rock Way and South Coast Highway was a blight – unkempt and unused.
On Saturday, it was the joyous setting for a garden party – in spades.

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Daily Pilot: After 10 years, South Laguna garden still demonstrates community till power

By LILLY NGUYEN, DAILY PILOT, SEP. 27, 2019 Read article

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LA Times: After 10 years, South Laguna garden still demonstrates community till power

By LILLY NGUYEN, published in the Los Angeles Times Read article (LA Times subscription required)

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South Laguna Community Garden

By Ann Christoph

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Surfing Farmers Go Native

Tree of Life’s catalogue pokes fun at its founder’s surfing pastime with “toes on the noes on the Ortega,” highway that is.
Tree of Life’s catalogue pokes fun at its founder’s surfing pastime with “toes on the noes on the Ortega,” highway that is.
Who says Southern California is too urbanized for agriculture? Or that these cultures can’t mix? Mike Evans and Jeff Bohn, of Manhattan Beach and the Back Bay, have been farming native California plants east of San Juan Capistrano since 1979.

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A Garden Party with Roots

Read article at: https://www.stunewslaguna.com/index.php/archives/front-page-archive/11859-a-garden-party-with-roots-100419

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Daily Pilot: City approves spending toward effort to buy South Laguna Community Garden Park

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Support Surfaces for Community Garden’s Purchase

City approves spending toward effort to buy South Laguna Community Garden Park

SoLag Community Garden encourages residents to support its future and sign petition

Village Matters: Gone Fishin’

SoLag Community Garden founder gone

Our most important SoLag Community Garden founder is gone. Morrie Granger died suddenly on Monday, April 9. Everywhere you look at the garden there is something that Morrie did, but the most important of all…

July 1, 2015 – Live Happy Magazine: A Celebration of Gardens & Community

May 28, 2017 – City Council Pledges Support to SoLag Community Garden

Ruben Flores encourages Lagunans to go native

Original article published on Stu News   Barbara’s Column Ruben Flores encourages Lagunans to go native   By BARBARA DIAMOND Beautification Council President Ruben Flores has gone native—and he would love it if all of Laguna’s gardeners…

Ann’s Fall Gardening Tips

I’ve had several people ask me what to plant this time of year, so here’s a list: Lettuce Kale* Bok Choy* Sugar Snap Peas (or sweet peas for flowers) Turnips Broccoli* Caulifower* Cabbage* Brussels Sprouts*…

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Pruning tips from an expert

Times Community News / Coastline Pilot / Life & Arts  By Bryce Alderton •  Contact Reporter FEBRUARY 4, 2016, 12:56 PM Gilbert Briseño has made a living by landscaping yards throughout Southern California, but on…

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Got KALE? Give to the Friendship Shelter Garden!

Do you have too much kale? Is your lettuce growing like crazy? We are seeking vegetable donations and are looking for volunteers to help with the harvesting of produce for the Friendship Shelter. Carly runs the…

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The Garden Elf

Have you seen the South Laguna Garden Elf? Thank you to Tom and Gayle Joliet who worked so hard to bring the Elf to life! The South Laguna Community Garden Park is asking for imaginative…

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The Opportunity to Make the Garden Park Permanent

Since 2009 the use of the Garden Park property has been graciously donated by the property owner. A fund has been established to make it possible to purchase a permanent Garden Park and we hope that…

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