What's Happening This Week: April 13, 2020

Los Angeles Greater Area

10 greenhorn gardener queries

OK, so you’re not a seasoned horticulturalist. Maybe you’ve never planted as much as a sunflower seed. Don’t be embarrassed – ask! Pretty soon, you’ll be coaching the next crop of veggie-seeking newbies.

Geffen Stayhouse plays it fresh

Leave it to The Geffen to craft an inventive approach to stay-at-home theater. They’ve gathered stars of their stage and asked them to do whatever short performances strike their fancies. We can’t wait.

“Hike” our National Parks from home

What’ll it be: The Channel Islands or Acadia in Maine? With Google Earth, you can fly there plane-free, survey their best vantage points, even zoom up for a dizzying overhead view. Log in and start trekking.

Get cozy with British TV

There’s something so comforting about UK television, especially in times of crisis. If you haven’t explored the Anglophile joys of Acorn or Britbox, here are a few of the best places to keep calm and watch on.