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About hancock editor

A blog for members of the Hancock Park Garden Club, established in 1962. A proud member of the Garden Club of America.

New Plans for Parkways

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Hancock Park Garden Club Farm To Table Dinner

Join the HPGC Conservation Committee for a locally sourced, organic dinner on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Patty Lombard and Bill Simon Chef Lauren will use produce from CSA California’s farms, Tutti Frutti, Sage … Continue reading

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GCA’s New Website

The Garden Club of America has updated their website. It’s worth a look if you have not been there. All GCA members are invited to log in and create their own password. Your username is your email. In order to … Continue reading

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Program 2011-2012

Hancock Park Garden Club 2011-12 Meeting Dates The Hancock Park Garden Club begins the 2011-12 year with a warm start, with 100-degree plus weather.  Even figs are still ripening on trees.  Please mark these 2011-12 regular meeting and board meeting … Continue reading

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Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program – Saturday, May 21

Please share this information with your lawn care professional! The South Coast Air Quality Management District invites you to participate in its Electric Lawn Mower exchange program, coming to Inglewood this Saturday, May 21st. You can trade-in your old gas-powered … Continue reading

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2011 GCA Founders Fund Awarded

Attn: Garden Club Presidents…In case you haven’t heard… It is official—the 2011 Founders Fund winner was announced at the Garden Club of America Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on Friday and is “beyond the Beetle: A Strategy of Diversity” proposed by … Continue reading

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Open Days 2011

You won’t want to miss the fabulous local gardens open for one day only as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program. The day offers hundreds of opportunities to learn and exchange gardening ideas – or to simply explore … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Garden

Stephen Orr, author of the Tomorrow’s Garden, featuring HPGC members’ Suzanne Rheinstein and Carolyn Bennett’s gardens at the Ebell last week. Over a 100 people attended. Orr presented hundreds of images from his book, all of which he took, featuring … Continue reading

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Getty House Garden Hosts Garden Tour

Hundreds of neighbors and visitors from around the city gathered at the Getty House last week for the annual Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society Garden Tour. The proceeds from the garden tour will be donated to John Burroughs Elementary … Continue reading

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Judy Horton and Bart O’Brien on Mediterranean Gardens

Sunday 22 May – 16.00 – Private Garden in Arcadia Reducing Your Lawn / Replacing with Mediterranean Plants A talk and book-signing with Bart O’Brien of the latest book Re-imagining the California Lawn: Water-conserving Plants, Practices, and Designs by Carol Bornstein, … Continue reading

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