Our Garden Tour Star Marianne Yamaguchi

Each month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists, and interior designers who have participated in our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations. This month, we are featuring Marianne Yamaguchi, owner of Yamaguchi Bonsai Nursery, whose father was a famous bonsai specialist. Her nursery has very unique plants. We asked her these four questions:

Garden Tour Star Kathleen Spiegelman

Each month we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists and interior designers who have participated in our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations. This month, we are featuring interior designer Kathleen Spiegelman. A longtime Friends member, Kathleen’s beautiful Bel Air home has been on Garden Tour, and she has designed many of the rooms and outdoor spaces at Garden Tour over the years. We asked her these five questions:

Our Garden Tour Star March Wiseley

Every month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists, and interior designers who have participated at our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations. This month, we are featuring landscape designer March Wiseley. March was introduced to Virginia Robinson Gardens by Superintendent Timothy Lindsay when she attended one of his classes at UCLA. As a result of that meeting, several of her gardens, including her former garden in Bel Air, have been part of the annual …Into the Garden Tours. She has recently designed a new garden for Friends member, Ellen Lipson. We asked her these six questions

Our Garden Tour Star Corey Andrews

Every month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists, and interior designers who have participated at our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations. This month, we are featuring florist Corey Andrews. Corey and Luis Agramon are the owners of Sweet Peas Custom Floral. Corey assisted the Martha Stewart weddings shoot at VRG with Sophia Vergara on the cover of the magazine. The Friends had the good fortune to be introduced to Corey through our distinguished Angel member, Dorothy Kamins, a client of his weekly residential floral service. We asked Corey these four questions

Our Garden Tour Star Laura Morton

Every month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists, and interior designers who have participated at our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations. This month, we are featuring landscape designer Laura Morton. She has designed many beautiful and creative landscape vignettes at the Virginia Robinson estate that have been on Garden Tour. We asked her these five questions

Our Garden Tour Star Kayla Sweet-Newhouse

Each month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists, artists, and interior designers who have participated in our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations. This month, we are featuring artist Kayla Sweet-Newhouse. We asked her these 5 questions:

Our Garden Tour Star Christine London

Every month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists, and interior designers who have participated at our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations.

This month, we are featuring internationally renowned British landscape designer Christine London. She has designed many spectacular gardens that have been on Garden Tour over the past 20 years. We are so fortunate to have had Christine as a participant!

We asked her these five questions.

Our Garden Tour Star Krista Everage


Each month we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists and interior designers who have participated in our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations.

This month, we are featuring interior designer and Friends of Robinson Gardens member Krista Everage, whose work has been published three times in Architectural Digest, once highlighting the interiors she designed for the actor Dennis Quaid!

We asked her these five questions:

1. How did you decide to become an interior designer?Read More

Our Garden Tour Star Ines Garstecki of Flowermaid

Every month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists and interior designers who have participated in our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations.

This month, we are featuring German florist Ines Garstecki, owner of Flowermaid.

We asked her these five questions.

Our Garden Tour Star Pamela Burton

Every month, we are highlighting “Our Garden Tour Stars” -- landscape architects, florists, and interior designers who have participated in our annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. We want to let you know about these very talented designers, their inspirations, and their creations.

This month, we are featuring internationally renowned landscape architect Pamela Burton.

We asked her these five questions:

1. What garden changed your life or made an impact on you?

My understanding of art and architecture was completely transformed when, at twenty-two years old, I took time off from studying architecture at UCLA to visit Kyoto.

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