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There's nothing quite as stunning as a rose bouquet or fragile orchid bloom. And if you know anything about these beautiful flowers, you know they require special care. Come learn all about watering, feeding, pruning and all other tricks of the trade to ensure the health of your plants.
When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9:00 am to noon.
Where: Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 14292 W Telegraph Road, Santa Paula. Enter through the Briggs Road entrance.
Cost: $20 workshop fee includes presentation, handouts, continental breakfast and snacks.
Requirement: Closed-toe shoes are required at Hansen and it is suggested that you wear comfortable, layered clothing.
To register, use the following link: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=17397
|Calleguas Water-Wise Plant Sale||4/30/2016|
|Home Garden Workshop - All About Roses and Orchids - Santa Paula||5/14/2016|
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Stop and Smell the Roses at UC Davis Rose Weekend
Posted 4/28/2016 - Back in 2013 we purchased a stunning yellow rose, "Sparkle and Shine," at the UC Davis Rose Weekend. Well, it was a natural thing to do--a honey bee was on it! Honey bees aren't all that attracted to commercial roses, but this one was. Honey bees are...
Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work!
Posted 4/27/2016 - It's about connecting. It's about learning where parents work and what they do. It's about fun. That's what will happen on Thursday, April 28 during the annual "Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work" day at the University of California, Davis. The UC...
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