Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

December, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Rose Pruning
On Saturday, January 7, from 9 am-12 noon, join the curator of the Arboretum's Victorian Rose Garden for a workshop about rose pruning and rose care. January is a big month for roses; proper pruning and soil building will determine the health and beauty of roses throughout the year. The curator will demonstrate the techniques for pruning a variety of different types of roses, lead a discussion on disease control and soil building, and teach you how to nurture perfect roses! $25 / $30 non-members. 301 North Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007. For more information and to register, go to www.arboretum.org or call 626-821-3222.

Clever Gardening Technique

Clean Tools
Thoroughly clean, sharpen, and oil tools, and apply linseed oil to wood handles. Store tools in a protected area, as severe weather and moisture contribute to their premature aging.

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