Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2004
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Star Trek at Strybing
Explore the summer evening skies from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2004, at Strybing Arboretum at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Enjoy moon-gazing as you savor the summer evening fragrances of the beautiful Strybing Gardens. Meet 15 minutes prior to the tour at the bookstore near the Main Gate. Bring binoculars and flashlights, and dress warmly. This is a wonderful opportunity to view the Strybing gardens at night so don't miss it! Cost is $12 for individuals, $18 per family (2 adults/2 children).

Web Finds

Pruning Cacti Painlessly
If you are a cactus "affectionado" but hate like the dickens to get in there to work, this Cactus Pruner site might be the answer to your prayers. It shows a variety of tools to use on and around thorny cactus plants. There isn't much information about cactus plants, but there is a detailed description of how each individual tool can be used.


Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "Osteospermum"