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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
- $20 registration fee includes:
- Two morning presentations
- Continental breakfast
- Opportunity to shop for plants at the Master Gardener Potting Shed
"Gifts from the Garden"
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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|
Bees 'n Blooms
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A Fly Is a Fly Is a Fly
Posted 10/20/2014 - A bee is a bee is a bee is a bee. 'Cept when it's a fly. Lately we've been seeing lots of images on social media (including Facebook and Twitter), news media websites, and stock photo sites of "honey bees." But they're actually...
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