I Love You California!

Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in blog, garden | No Comments
I Love You California!

Spring is in the air and in my step…it’s amazing what a little rain will do. The white crowned sparrows are singing in the trees and the bees are buzzing in all the native California plants. Ever since I saw the Jeep ad, I can’t stop singing “I Love You California!” Turns out, it’s not […]

Pigmatomania!

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 in blog, garden, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | 2 Comments
Pigmatomania!

Join us for Pigmatomania! Monsanto Gardens introduces the latest addition to its uber-race of genetically modified organisms–the Pigmato. Two new pigmato varietals have rolled into the market: Burly Girl* and Pig Boy*, which are vast improvements over the non-genetically modified tomatoes acquired by Monsanto Gardens: Early Girl and Big Boy. Just slide lettuce, mayo, and […]

Monsanto Gardens at FEM SLAM in Newhall, CA this Thursday

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 in blog, eco art, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | No Comments
Monsanto Gardens at FEM SLAM in Newhall, CA this Thursday

Monsanto Gardens is going to FEM SLAM in Newhall, CA this Thursday. Here are the details: What: FEM SLAM the kickoff event for 2nd Thursday Events in Newall Where: 24263 Main Street, Old Town Newhall, CA 91321 When: Thursday, March 6, 7-10PM Parking: Market Street and 6th Street Thursdays at Newhall is back for 2014. […]

Join the Great March for Climate Action this Saturday!

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 in blog, eco art, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | One Comment
Join the Great March for Climate Action this Saturday!

With me, Pierre the papier-mâché polar bear. Thanks to Jessica Aldridge, the executive director of the Burbank Green Alliance, I have been adopted as the mascot for the Great March for Climate Action starting in LA. See me on stage at the rally and follow me on the 17 mile trek Saturday, March 1. I am […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Posted on Feb 14, 2014 in blog, garden, Sculpture | No Comments
Happy Valentine’s Day

It’s 80 degrees and sunny this Valentine’s Day in LA. For those of you stuck in the Polar Vortex, my heart goes out to you. It is blue and covered with spines, but I’ll take it over the alternative. With permission from the horse ranch at Beachwood Canyon, I lugged home a chunk of “Big […]

Nude Swim

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 in blog, eco art, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | 2 Comments
Nude Swim

Nude Swim launched my career in papier-mâché. Freed from the demands of a difficult work-a-day job, I felt light as a feather and compelled to create. What emerged was a series of voluptuous nudes swimming through my “underwater” cactus garden. The title refers to a now-defunct practice called Nude Swim, which happened to be on […]

Laughing Pig Flowers Bring Joy to the World

Posted on Jan 10, 2014 in blog, eco art, garden, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | No Comments
Laughing Pig Flowers Bring Joy to the World

Welcome to Monsanto Gardens At long last, the Laughing Pig Flowers have arrived! Together with Pignome and Bumble Pig, they represent an uber-race of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) developed by Monsanto Gardens with the express purpose of bringing joy to the world. Like all Monsanto products, Laughing Pig Flowers are RoundUp Ready. Just pour RoundUp […]

RoundUp-Ready or Not, Here we come!

Posted on Dec 31, 2013 in blog, eco art, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | One Comment
RoundUp-Ready or Not, Here we come!

From the people who brought you such products as Agent Orange and DDT, comes RoundUp, another perfectly safe chemical substance that spreads joy to the world. As a matter of fact, you can buy RoundUp at any Home Depot or hardware store, but the handy RoundUp Watering Can* is available only here. Simply fill and […]

Bumble Pig to the Rescue!

Posted on Dec 27, 2013 in blog, paper mache, Sculpture | 2 Comments
Bumble Pig to the Rescue!

Bumble Pig (bombus porcina) As you may know from our last post, Monsanto Gardens has been busy developing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) specifically designed to bring joy to the world. Last week, we introduced you to the one-and-only Pignome*, who is responsible for tending his drift of Laughing Pig Flowers*. To reproduce, Laughing Pig Flowers […]

A Very Merry Pignome Christmas

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 in blog, eco art, paper mache, papier-mache, Sculpture | 2 Comments
A Very Merry Pignome Christmas

Merry Christmas to you from the one and only Pignome (Porcinagnoma gardensis) *. I’m filling in for Sarah who is on vacation. Let me introduce myself, standing 2 and 1/2 feet tall from tussock to the tip of my pointy red hat, I am worshipped as a god by my smaller unmodified brethren. While I could […]