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SoCal Spring Garden Show

Flowers at SoCal Spring Garden Show from A Gardener’s Notebook (http://WelchWrite.com/agn/) Read more on this topic: RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010 Event: Fullerton Arboretum’s Plant and Garden Show Events: Spring Garden Tours in Southern California Event: Wildflower Show and Native Plant Sale – Encino Rain, glorious, rain!

Event: New Altadena farmers market starts May 30

Sounds like a great new Farmer’s Market is getting started in Altadena. My wife is a co-worker of one of the principals of  The Institute of Domestic Technology. We probably won’t be able to make until about the 3rd week of June unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts. New Altadena farmers market starts in May The Institute […]

Updated: Coming this weekend! — Tomatomania 2012 dates announced!

{EAV:f454b6e09db07d70} Tomatomania, the annual tomato seedling extravaganza has just announced it’s dates for 2012. It looks like they have added a few new locations, too. Each Tomatomania has hundreds of different varieties of tomatoes ready to take home to your own garden and kick start your Summer growing. Here is a video I shot last […]

Event: Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 12th Annual Exhibit and Plant Sale Drought Tolerant Plant Festival

Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 12th Annual Exhibit and Plant Sale Drought Tolerant Plant Festival Saturday June 9th   9am to 5pm (Lectures start at 10:00)Sunday June 10th 9am to 4pm   (Kid’s events start at 10:30) Learn how landscaping with drought tolerant plants can save you money and water. Interior Educational Displays Exterior […]

Events: Spring Garden Tours in Southern California

The Los Angeles Times has this overview of various garden tours happening in the LA area. My only issue is that most of them seem very pricy. Garden tours should be open to as many people as possible. With high prices we risk perpetuating the snobbish appeal of gardens much like that of wine or […]

Photos: Cherry Blossoms at Lake Balboa, Los Angeles, CA

A friend mentioned that the Cherry Trees at Lake Balboa near me here in Van Nuys, CA were blooming. It seemed much too early of that according to my records of previous blooms, but I decided to drive buy today and check things out. Well, as you can see from the photos below, there are […]

What is GardenCampLA?

GardenCampLA is currently in the planning stages. We are looking for venues, sponsors and organizers. Visit http://GardenCampLA.wordpress.com for more information — Douglas GardenCampLA is a community organized, gardening-focused, unconference which calls upon local communities and people to share their knowledge, expertise and other important information on developing your garden, landscape design, and public garden environment. […]

Photos: Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Exhibit and Plant Sale

We were up and out of the house early to head over to the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Exhibit and Plant Sale which was held just a couple of miles away at the Sepulveda Garden Center. The show continue on Sunday, June 12, 2011, so check it out if you can. It was […]

Event: Encino Cactus Festival To Highlight Fire Safe Vegetation

Encino Cactus Festival To Highlight Fire Safe Vegetation from LAFD News & Informationby LAFD Media and Public Relations Image Courtesy LACSS With the dry heat of Summer soon upon us, many Los Angeles residents are turning to nature for ways to stay cool, limit water use, prevent fire danger and add beauty to their lives. It will not […]

Event: #Saturday6: My Skinny Garden at Lowe’s Naperville Saturday June 4th!

My fellow Saturday6 member, Gina from My Skinny Garden, will be holding her Lowe’s appearance this Saturday in her native state of Illinois. You can find complete information below, including time and location. If you get a chance to drop by, please tell her I said HI! — Douglas My Skinny Garden at Lowe’s Naperville […]