Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

October, 2010
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Growing Home: Agriculture in the City
Saturday, November 13, 8:30am-5:30pm. Talks and tours, tastings and tools celebrating home gardeners and highlighting the Huntington Botanical Gardens' new urban agricultural station, the Ranch. Speakers include Rosalind Creasy, Silverlake Farms, Homegrown Evolution, Food Not Lawns,, Farm Lab, Full Circle Gardens, Backwards Beekeepers, Little Flower Candy Co., Fallen Fruit, Sustainable Habitats, and me - UC Cooperative Extension Common Ground Garden Program Manager. Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino 91108. $25; no one under 12 years old will be admitted. For more information, go to or call 626-405-2100.

Clever Gardening Technique

Garden Hose As Design Tool
Use a garden hose to help plan a curved landscape area. Its position can be changed easily until the desired shape is determined.


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