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Stephen Orr on Tomorrow's Garden

April 20, 2011 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ebell of Los Angeles: Los Angeles, CA

Stephen Orr on Tomorrow’s Garden: Design and Inspiration for a New Age of Sustainable Gardening


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With a keen eye for aesthetics matched by a strong concern for the environment, garden expert Stephen Orr has developed a sense of what a modern garden should be: manageable, visually pleasing, and responsible. He will present an array of gardens throughout America that have been scaled back and simplified without sacrificing beauty or innovative design.


Co-hosted by The Ebell of Los Angeles


Wednesday, April 20, 2011

6 p.m.  Reception, book sale, and signing

7 p.m.  Illustrated talk


Event will take place rain or shine.


At the Ebell of Los Angeles

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$35 general admission

$30 members of the Garden Conservancy and the Ebell of Los Angeles


Online registration is now closed. Tickets will be available at the door. For any questions, please contact Melissa Ozawa at e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Stephen Orr is the editorial director of gardens for Martha Stewart Omnimedia, and the author of Tomorrow’s Garden: Design and Inspiration for a New Age of Sustainable Gardening (Rodale Press, 2011). He was the former garden editor at Domino and House & Garden magazines and has written for various publications including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He lives in New York City and the Catskills. For an extended bio of Stephen Orr, click here.

Watch a short video from the Martha Stewart Show, with Martha and Stephen talking about his new book and some of the insights he picked up from gardens around the country.

The Ebell of Los Angeles is an educational and philanthropic organization with the motto “I Will Find a Way or Make One—I Serve.” Founded by women in 1894, the mission is to participate in and encourage the educational, cultural and social growth of the diverse Los Angeles community. The Ebell administers a college scholarship program for women and men and provides grants to organizations assisting women in need. It also maintains and preserves its arts collections and its historic Clubhouse and Wilshire Ebell Theatre. For more information, visit


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