Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Antioxidants From Your Garden
Thursday, June 9, 2:30 pm. Nurseryman and backyard orchard expert Tom Spellman will discuss the twelve most important high antioxidant value fruits for Southern California gardens and how to incorporate them into an edible, ornamental, and healthy landscape. A plant sale follows the talk. Free; no reservations required. Friends' Hall, Huntington Botanic Garden, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino 91108. For more information, call 626-405-2100 or go to

Clever Gardening Technique

Plastic Gallon Jugs as Irrigation Funnels
Plastic gallon jugs with their bottoms cut out and caps removed can be buried into the soil neck down as funnels for irrigation and liquid fertilization.


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