Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2013
Regional Report

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Cactus Pruner
If you are a cactus "aficionado" but hate like the dickens to get in there to prune, Cactus Pruner might be the answer to your prayers.This company carries a variety of specialized tools to use on and around thorny cactus and succulent plants from saws, grippers and grabbers, to whackers and tweezers, with a detailed description of how each individual tool can be used.

Shows & Events

San Francisco Botanical Garden Perennial Plant Sale
Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at monthly Saturday sales. Find the right plants for your Bay Area (or beyond!) microclimate, with many propagated from the garden's own collections. All monthly sales take place on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm. Perennials will be offered at the sale on June 8. Come back on July 13 for salvias, shrubs, and fuchsias. The San Francisco Botanical Garden is located within Golden Gate Park. Admission to the Garden is free for all members, SF City and County residents, and school groups; $7 for non-residents. For more information go to or call 415-661-1316.

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