Flower arranging

Amaranthus Caudatus is strange, from another world and our new essential for flower arranging

The most spectacular flower arrangements tend to go up and out, but we argue for a downward focus. As in, on flowers leaning theatrically on their vessel towards the ground, sometimes even sliding across the table, for a display that is certainly eerie but also 100 percent fascinating. Our first choice for such a plant […]

Flower design

Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch with cherry blossom motif to signify ‘hope’ unveiled in Japan

Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch with cherry blossom motif to signify ‘hope’ unveiled in Japan Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch unveiled on Wednesday The upper part of the torch is fashioned in the traditional emblem of the sakura Fukushima has been chosen as the starting point for the Olympic Torch Relay By Reporter Afp Posted: 5:29 AM […]

Flower arranging

Gardening diary: Learn Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangement

Do you have a plant class, garden tour, or other event you’d like us to mention? Email me at jeanette.marantos@latimes.com – with at least three weeks notice, please! – and we can include it later. Here is the last one: March 19 Creating communities of naturalistic plantations, a conference by Nigel Dunnett, author of Naturalistic […]