Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

October, 2000
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Entertaining Autumn Show
The San Francisco Garden Club invites you to attend its annual fund-raiser, Entertaining Autumn, Thursday, November 9, 2000, at Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street in San Franciso. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. with cocktails and a silent auction. A fabulous luncheon is at 12:15 p.m. followed by a raffle drawing. Following the raffle, internationally known floral designer Valerie Arelt will demonstrate floral techniques in a show titled "Holiday Memories: Creating New Traditions."

The event is a benefit for the Alice Eastwood Horticultural Scholarship at City College of San Francisco and the Awards of Excellence in Landscape Design at UC Berkeley. Tickets are $70 each and can be purchased through the San Francisco Garden Club office at 640 Sutter Street, 4M, San Francisco. Call 415-771-0282 for more information.

Web Finds

Sudden Oak Death
University of California at Davis has put together a comprehensive site relating to sudden oak death, at It contains information on the history and symptoms of the disease, as well as current treatments available.


Today's site banner is by nmumpton and is called "Gymnocalycium andreae"