Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

July, 2010
Regional Report

Shows & Events

South Coast Botanic Garden Dahlia Show and Sale
Saturday-Sunday, August 21-22, 2010. Sat 12-4pm, Sun 9am-4pm. Sponsored by the South Coast Dahlia Society. Dahlias are native to Mexico and ideal for a Southern California herbaceous border. Flowers bloom in all colors except blue, and they may be single, double, pom-pom, tiny, or dinner-plate size. South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes Peninsula 90274. For more information, go to or call 310-544-1948.

Clever Gardening Technique

As You Sweat, Doing All That Harvesting!
Pin a facecloth or hand towel to your waistband to wipe the sweat off your forehead and out of your eyes while working in the garden on a hot day. Moisten with the refreshing scent of your choice--lavender, lemon, mint, etc.


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