Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

October, 2009
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Mum Show and Sale
Plan on attending the Mum Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, November 7 and 8, from 9am to 5pm at Descanso Gardens. Giant, button, exotic, and other kinds of chrysanthemums highlight this time of year. The show is presented by the Glendale Chrysanthemum Society, and is free with garden admission. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge. For more information, go to or call 818-949-4200.

Tool or Gardening Product

Plastic or Glass Cloches?
There is a difference between glass and plastic for greenhouses or cloches. Plastic transmits the full spectrum of light, whereas glass filters out the long ultra-violet rays that are a beneficial portion of sunlight.


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