Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
Shows & Events
UC Riverside Plant Sale
Saturday, October 22, 12 noon to 4 pm; and Sunday, October 23, 9 am to 3 pm. Nearly 10,000 plants in more than 500 varieties will be available -- trees, shrubs, vines, herbaceous plants, shade plants, water plants, house and patio plants, cacti and succulents, and also wildflower seeds. Plants are labeled if they attract hummingbirds or butterflies, are drought-tolerant or California native, are fragrant, or make good cut flowers or foliage. For more information, including a complete plant list, go to http://gardens.ucr.edu/events/fallsale.html; call 951-784-6962; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clever Gardening Technique
Knife as Planting or Harvesting Tool
An old paring or putty knife can be used to cut transplants out of a flat or to aid harvesting.