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May 24, 2006

Garden Events for Summer

Summer is fast approaching, and with it an interesting palette of garden events. As usual Pacific Horticulture Magazine has a great list of what is happening in Northern California.

Garden Design Online has a great listing of events for the East coast.

A few interesting items from the list in the next couple months are:

May 20: Training & Taming Your Espalier, workshop with Alex Fernandez, 9:30 to 11:30 am, Filoli. Fee $35; pre-registration required.

May 21: Gardening Successfully with Oak Woodland and Chaparral Plants, a class with Maggie Cutler and Glenn Keator, 10 am to 4 pm, Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden at the Cutler Ranch in Livermore. Fee $50; pre-registration required at 510/531-8122, www.nativeplants.org.

May 28: Myco-Dynamic Gardening, an intermediate workshop with Mia Rose and Patrick Garretson, Solar Living Institute. Fee $120; pre-registration required.

June 3: Sick Plant Clinic, with Robert Raabe, 9 am to noon, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley.

June 4: Outside the Bungalow: America's Arts & Crafts Garden, class with Paul Duchscherer,2 to 4 pm, Gamble Garden Center. Fee $25; pre-registration required.

June 10: Saturday Plant Sale, featuring perennials, 10 am to 1 pm at the nursery, San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

June 10: A Sense of Place: Homes & Gardens in Historic Inverness, a tour of eight private homes and gardens, 10 am to 4 pm, sponsored by the Inverness Garden Club, www.invernessgardens.org. Tickets $40; pre-registration suggested.

June 15: The Cornerstone Garden Lecture Series, a garden design talk followed by a reception in the Gardens, 3 to 7 pm, sponsored by the Garden Conservancy at Cornerstone Festival of Gardens, 23570 Highway 121, outside the town of Sonoma. Call 415/561-7895 for information and registration; pre-registration recommended.

June 19: Luscious Stonework for Gardens, lecture with Jeffrey Bales, 7:15 pm, California Horticultural Society.

Posted by Michael O'Connell at May 24, 2006 09:53 AM


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