Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2008
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Plant Sales
Celebrate National Herb Month at the Huntington Botanic Gardens. On October 9th at 2:30 p.m. in Friends' Hall, staffers Katarina Eriksson and Beverly Lepak will share tips for growing a variety of beautiful and useful herbs at home. On October 11-12, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the annual Fall Plant Sale in the parking lot will feature lots of herbs and other treasures. Huntington Botanic Gardens is at 1151 Oxford Road in San Marino. For more information, call (626) 405-2100; or go to:

Clever Gardening Technique

Cut off the bottoms of clear plastic gallon jugs and use the tops as mini-greenhouses. They will shelter plants from winter winds and provide a bit more warmth during the days and nights.


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