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Waterwise Plant Sale and Information Faire
9 am - 1 pm Saturday, October 25th
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Sustainable and Drought Tolerant Gardening Basics Workshop
Classes in Ventura and Thousand Oaks
9:30-11:30 am Saturday, November 1, 2014
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California has declared a DROUGHT. Using less water in your home garden is necessary! Find water-saving resources at the following websites:
Quarterly Workshop Series
Mastering Your Home Garden
- Saturday Workshops, specifically designed for Ventura County Home Gardeners, focus on seasonal garden tasks
- Half day of informative gardening education
- Presentations by University of California advisors and horticulture experts
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- Two morning presentations
- Continental breakfast
- Opportunity to shop for plants at the Master Gardener Potting Shed
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|Waterwise Plant Sale & Info Faire||10/25/2014|
|Waterwise Gardening - Thousand Oaks||10/25/2014|
|Sustainable and Drought Tolerant Gardening Basics||11/1/2014|
|Home Garden Workshop - Gifts from the Garden - Santa Paula||11/8/2014|
UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale!
Posted 10/24/2014 - If you missed the first fall plant sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, you're in luck. The next public sale is Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We attended the sale on Saturday, Oct. 11 and it was the equivalent of...
Seeing Eye-to-Eye on a Sedum
Posted 10/23/2014 - If you've ever watched a Gray Hairstreak butterfly (Strymon melinus) nectaring a sedum, and then watched a honey bee (Apis mellifera) land on the same flower, it's a study in sharing. "I was here first," says the Gray Hairstreak, sipping nectar. "I was...
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