Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Local Gardening events this weekend and beyond

For anyone who may be interested:

Dr. Kyle Brown will give a tour of the Cal Poly Pomona Center for Regenerative Studies on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. For directions and a map, go to their website (under "for visitors"). People do not need to pay for parking on that day, if they park in the Center parking lot.

Claremont Armstrong Garden Center735 E. Foothill Blvd.Claremont, CA. 91711 US
Telephone: 909-445-0744

Heirloom Tomatoes with Steve Goto

Saturday, March 15: 1pmONLY AT Armstrong Claremont

Discover the taste, color and shape of heirloom tomatoes. Tomato guru, Steve Goto, will teach you about the various heirloom tomato varieties and how to grow them.

also coming up:
Container Veggies Armstrong Garden Center

Saturday, March 22: 9amSelect the right vegetables, herbs and pots for an edible container garden.

35th Annual U.C. Riverside Botanic GardensSpring Plant SaleSaturday, April 5, 2008 from 12 to 5 pmSunday, April 6, 2008 from 9 am to 3 pm

It's spring & it's time for the Inland Empire’s biggest plant sale event!
Including colorful landscape trees and shrubs, flowering perennials, vines, shade plants, lots of herbs, cacti and succulents, house and patio plants, miniature roses, orchids, easy-to-grow wildflower seeds and much more
Enjoy a large selection of showy, water-efficient and heat-loving plants, just in time for the spring planting season
Many rare and hard-to-find plants and old-fashioned favorites
Expert Botanic Gardens Staff and Master Gardeners will be available to answer your horticultural questions.
Planting demonstrations and a display by the U.C. Riverside Entomology Department
Gardens T-shirts, sweatshirts, hummingbird and subtropical trees posters, composite urns, and Armadillo arm protectors
Preview Sale for Friends of UCRBG Members only -- Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to noon
Click here for a partial list of plants that will be available for the spring 2008 sale. For more information on the Sale or on joining the Friends of UCRBG - contact us. Proceeds from this sale benefit the Botanic Gardens' many deserving projects. We need your support!

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