Two Sundays, a host of flowers and shrubs and private yards to admire. It’s the Garden Conservancy’s annual peek over the garden wall, and several Pasadena and LA households are participating on April 30 and May 7, 2017.

Just when another Monday rolls into view, and the start of a new week settles in, and you’ve bid your goodbyes to another weekend of wildflower seekery and/or public garden enjoyment, there is a pause, when you stop to ponder if the flower show is done for another season around Southern California.

Au contraire. Not yet. No pauses for you, or any flower fan, for the 2017 show continues, though it is now taking a slight turn inward.

Yes, before, you had to make your way to the valleys and glens beyond our metropolis, to spy the desert-based sunflowers…