Robinson Gardens Former Superintendent Timothy Lindsay Featured in this Month’s Beverly Hills Living Magazine!

Timothy Lindsay, former Superintendent at The Virginia Robinson Gardens, shares insight into his tenured 20-year journey reviving and beautifying the property into the significant landmark it is today. What's next for Timothy? "Well, historians never retire. I'm currently looking to get involved in garden projects in the Pasadena area, close to where I live." Look for Timothy in the August issue of Beverly Hills Living, a private community magazine that is mailed monthly to homes in Beverly Hills

Society Members Family Day

Society Members Family Day for new members and guests was on a very warm Saturday, August 6, 2022. Food and refreshments like iced tea were available as everyone gathered in the shade of the Pool Pavilion Solarium. Members Relations & Administrative Manager Barbara Remedios gave an overview of the mission of the Friends of Virginia Robinson Gardens, the Children’s Science Program, and events available related to architecture, horticulture, and the history of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

Laura Wyatt Gives a Fascinating Talk on Honeybees

There was a buzz among the members at the Virginia Robinson Gardens because Laura Wyatt was in town to give a talk on honeybees on August 17, 2022. Laura is an apiarist, defined in the dictionary as a person who studies or keeps bees. She is also an environmentalist, a lover of gardens, of nature, and most important, I am proud to say she is my daughter

Oh, What a Night!

It was a warm and beautiful Saturday when the Fellows of the Friends celebrated with a dinner under the stars on August 13, 2022, at the Virginia Robinson Gardens. Friends who had not seen each other for many years reconnected, and many new friendships were made. Beautiful women in pretty dresses and handsome gentlemen mingled and marveled about the lovely setting of our event in this hidden paradise

Message from President Betty Goldstein

Dear Friends, September 1 starts the beginning of autumn. At one time it was called the Harvest month, when the harvesting would be done on the farms and in the gardens. The name evolved to the more popular name of autumn and fall. "Autumn" came from the Latin word "autumnus," with the root of the word having connotations regarding "the passing of the year." The term "fall" was likely a deviation from the Old English words "fiaell" and "feallan," both of which mean "to fall from a height." Now the British prefer autumn and Americans prefer fall