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Join us and visit two horticultural stars of Los Angeles: The Gottlieb Native Garden in Beverly Hills and the nearby Getty Center. Traveling by private motor coach, we will first visit The Gottlieb Native Garden, home to more than 200 hand-selected native plant species and nearly 400 documented wildlife species.
What defines a native plant? This is a contentious subject. Some botanists and biologists believe that once a species has been in North America long enough it effectively becomes native.
Spread out along a hillside near the Beverly Hills Hotel, Susan Gottlieb’s baseball-field-size home garden — dubbed the Gottlieb Native Garden — boasts more than 100 species of native plants and brims with wildlife activity.
“National Parks of Alaska and Hawaii” G2 Gallery focuses on nature and wildlife photography, and this exhibit highlights photographs taken in national parks in Alaska and Hawaii. A concurrent show at the gallery includes photography of the Gottlieb Native Garden.
Los Angeles Times
Daniel Gottlieb chuckles thinking back to when he first showed his bride-to-be the house in the late 1980s. She looked at the back said, “It’s all covered with ivy. There’s nothing for the birds.”
Time Out Los Angeles
100 Years of National Parks: The West
The Huffington Post
The LA Art Scene is abundant. Each weekend one can pick and choose from a variety of events to go to…some free some not – but many help great causes… Let’s take a look forward at what’s coming up…and point out some important nonprofit events.
Time Out Los Angeles
Nowadays, everyone is a photographer; all it takes is a smartphone and a social media account. But if you’re interested in photography experts as opposed to mere hobbyists, the best work can be seen in photography galleries.
The incredible Ansel Adams exhibition is a special curated show in conjunction with The G2 Gallery in Venice, CA (an award-winning nature and wildlife photography gallery that facilitates change by bringing attention to environmental issues through the persuasive power of photographic art), and Cavallo Point’s sister property, Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur.
Getting There is a group exhibit that culled images from Southern California photographers in pursuit of showing just how many animals could benefit from a wildlife crossing. Coyotes, mountain lions, deer, foxes, lizards and many other creatures are killed each year trying to cross Los Angeles highways and roads.