Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2010
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer
Thursday, September 16, begins the Fall class session of Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer from 9:30am-noon in the Palm Room at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. The 8 session series starts off with Matthew Roberts of Santa Barbara-based San Marcos Growers talking about a plant extravaganza of Mediterranean-climate plants- succulents, plants from South Africa and Australia, California natives and more- all available at local nurseries. $100 for the series, $20 per class; make reservations or pay at the door. For more information, go to To register, call 626-821-4623 or email

Clever Gardening Technique

Tools Lost in the Overgrowth?
Paint tool handles and a foot or so of hose at nozzle ends with a bright color of exterior enamel paint so you can find them easily when they're hiding in green foliage.


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