Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2007
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Perennial Plant Sale
The newly designed and rebuilt Potting Shed at the Fullerton Arboretum on the Cal State Fullerton campus has a marvelous selection of perennials for all garden situations in 4-inch pots and gallon sizes, and a big sale on Saturday, June 9-10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., promises even more selection. They are located at 1900 Associated Road in Fullerton, at the corner of Yorba Linda Blvd. off the 57 freeway. For more info, call (714) 278-3579 or go to: http://www.arboretum.fullerton.edu.

Clever Gardening Technique

Support Mums in a Whole Bed
Support stems of chrysanthemum plants growing closely in beds with chicken wire unrolled the length of the bed and staked 1 foot above the soil. The stems will grow up through the holes and support themselves to their full height without toppling over. Setting up the wire support is easier than staking each plant, selective cutting of blossoms is easier, and clean-up is quickly accomplished.

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