La Loma Parkway Retrofit Featured in PWP Conduit

Our parkway retrofit and project of our summer intern Agathe Fontaine, was recently featured in the Pasadena Water & Power's Conduit newsletter. 

"It makes perfect sense that one of the very first customers for PWP’s new water-saving Parkway Retrofit Rebate Program would be one of Pasadena’s most progressive landscape design companies.

La Loma School Projects a part of Wildside Garden Tour

The Inaugural Wildside School Garden Tour has been established to highlight and promote work done throughout the city improving our schools and providing students with opportunities beyond the blacktop.  The self-guided, city wide tour will promote the gardens, people behind them, and the overall school greening movement.  The tour will include student farms, habitat gardens, and other amazing outdoor spaces, many  open to the public for the first time.

Poppy Peak to be in Fritz Haeg's Wildflowering L.A.

Poppy Peak officially nominated and selected for Wildflowering L.A. project by artist Fritz Haeg. The land will be planted with appropriate native wildflowers and included on a map for a Spring tour. Interested in volunteering? Seed spreading will be this Sunday, November 17 at 11am. Email Michelle Matthews.

La Loma Volunteers for PARK(ing) Day

Paklets along Colorado Blvd. On September 20.

La Loma was happy to participate in PARK(ing) day on Friday, September 20 by donating labor, materials and decorations to create two parklets along Colorado Blvd along with The Pasadena Playhouse District Association, Cal Poly Pomona and Art Center students. The parklets were installed in two parking spaces for the majority of the day to give people the opportunity to consider creating pernament parklets along Colorado blvd.

100 Years of the Natural History Museum

Have you been to the Natural History Museum lately? There's a lot going on both inside and outside, with the completion of $135 million renovations (after 12 years), including an impressive 3.5 acre nature garden designed by Mia Lehrer + Associates. The garden is designed to attract wildlife, and includes a gorgeous edible garden, grown with the help of Jimmy Williams and Camille Cimino, as well as artistic tomato cages and trellises made by Ray Cirino.