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Lessons from Lotusland: THE HISTORY OF THE GARDEN

April 17 @ 5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Courtesy Lotusland Archives

Join us for Lessons from Lotusland, our ongoing series of virtual lectures. Get an inside glimpse into the Garden, the collections, its operations and its creators. Be sure to have your conversation questions ready for the Q&A.

The History and Evolution of the Garden and Ganna Walska’s Influence

Explore the captivating journey of Lotusland, a property steeped in history and adorned with botanical wonders.  During a remarkable period from the 1880s to the 1980s, Lotusland blossomed into a botanical paradise and has been documented in countless publications, including magazines, books, newspapers, and our very own Lotusland newsletters. Immerse yourself in a visual odyssey that chronicles the evolution of this enchanting garden and the profound influence of its visionary creator, Madame Ganna Walska.

Join Kathy Hulick, Lotusland docent and long-time volunteer, as she shares her passion for Lotusland. Through a meticulously curated collection of over 80 slides,  she will illustrate the fascinating history of the Garden and its creator.

Reserve your space now for this free program.

Donald Hodel

Donald R. Hodel is the Emeritus Landscape Horticulture Advisor for the University of California, Cooperative Extension, in Los Angeles. He retired in 2019 after 36 years designing and implementing applied research projects and educational programs for the commercial landscape and tree care industries. He specializes in the selection and management of palms and trees.