Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2009
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Daylily Sale, Tour, Judging
Sunday, June 14, 1-4pm, at Quail Botanic Gardens will be Daylily Day. Southwest Hemerocallis Society members will show and judge their best daylilies, offer a plant sale and give tours of the daylily gardens. Free with admission to the Gardens ($10 adults, $7 seniors and students, $5 kids ages 3-12, free for members and kids ages 2 and under). For more information, go to or call 760-436-3036.

Clever Gardening Technique

Olive Oil Deters Ants
Keep ants off of your hummingbird feeder by spreading olive oil on the tip that dispenses the sweet water. The ants will stay away, but the taste doesn't seem to bother the birds.


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