Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2012
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale
Hundreds of award-winning plants will be on view as the Cactus and Succulent Society of America presents its 47th annual show and sale on Saturday and Sunday, June 30-July 1, 2012, from 10:30 am-4:30 pm. Rare specimens from around the world will be showcased, including plants native to Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Botswana, Madagascar, and the Middle East. Plants and related items will be available for sale both days, with an early-bird plant sale Friday, noon-4:30 p.m. Free. Friends' Hall, Huntington Botanic Garden, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino 91108. For more information, go to or call 626-405-2100.

Clever Gardening Technique

Scented Facecloth For Relief
Pin a facecloth or hand towel to your waistband to wipe the sweat off your forehead and out of your eyes while working in the garden on a hot day. Moisten with the refreshing scent of your choice--lavender, lemon, mint, etc.

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