Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

April, 2013
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative Basic Gardening Classes
From March 2 through June 16, 2013, Master Gardeners offer weekend class sessions at 27 locations throughout Los Angeles County. Each class session is 12 hours long, meets mostly over four weekend days, and emphasizes hands-on gardening activities along with instruction. For more information, go to and click on "Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative". For class dates and locations, click on "Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative Classes".

Web Finds

University of California Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County Common Ground Garden Program
Common Ground Garden Program offers a wealth of information and gardening opportunities for all of Southern California and beyond. From container gardening to repurposing household throwaways into garden tools, with many photos to illustrate techniques, the beginning through experienced gardener can learn how to garden more successfully. Master Gardeners are available by email and phone to answer questions. To get onto the mailing list of volunteer opportunities and other resources, email .

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