Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2005
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Fall Festival
Native plants and wildflowers are the theme at the Theodore Payne Foundation's annual fall festival on October 7, 8, and 9 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Friday highlights early-bird shopping for more than 400 species of native plants, 200 species of native plant seeds, books, and garden-related gifts. Saturday and Sunday also offer exhibits, classes, and demonstrations. No entrance fee. Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley 91352-2126, (818) 768-1802,

Clever Gardening Technique

Mark Those Bulbs
As you plant spring- and summer-blooming bulbs, mark their locations, so you don't damage them when digging later in the season.


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