Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Huntington Ranch Open House Tour
Saturday, August 27, from 10:30am- to1pm, take a behind-the-scenes tour of The Huntington's new agricultural station, the Ranch. This area is not typically open to daily visitors. Explore the site, see examples of ecological gardening methods, and talk to the staff who run the project. No reservations required. General admission. From the Teaching Greenhouse next to the Children's Garden, follow signs to the site. For more information, go to or call 626-405-2100.

Web Finds

University of California Integrated Pest Management Online
University of California Integrated Pest Management Online is an informative website covering problems and solutions in the garden and landscape, searchable by problem or by plant name.


Today's site banner is by nmumpton and is called "Gymnocalycium andreae"