Gardening Events & More June 2011

As always, I want to remind you to shop local, and get the freshest produce around by heading out to the local Farmer’s Markets in Santa Clarita:

Sundays 8:00am – noon
College of The Canyons Parking Lot
Don’t forget to visit my friend Sarah from Worldwide Exotics
she has a wide variety of torture-friendly plants!

There is also another great Farmer’s Market:
Thursdays in Old Town Newhall from 3-7pm.

June 14, 2011 (Tuesday) 11 am – I am speaking at Ronda Fisher’s Shine & Dine Luncheon. The Event is called “Life By Design” Ronda is going to uncover design secrets for both your private life and your public life and I am sharing design tips to help you create the garden of your dreams. We’d love if you would join us. Register on Ronda’s website

June 18, 2011 (Saturday) 8 am – Early Morning Bird Hike
With summer fast approaching, spot where and how our local birds handle the heat. Beginners welcome on this easy hike. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s front parking lot. 2 hours.
Program is free; parking inside park is $7.
Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon
24255 The Old Road, Newhall, Ca. 91321

June 18, 2011 10 am – 4 pm – Spiritual & Psychic Boutique at Courtyard Marriott
28523 Westinghouse Ct. (where the 5 meets the 126) Valencia, CA. Lots of great services and vendors to chose from. This is organized by my good friend Harriette Knight, to learn more about her visit her website.

June 18, 2011 8 am – 5 pm – Otto & Son’s Summer Solstice Sale – They are in Fillmore, so enjoy the beautiful ride on the 126 and enjoy their beautiful selection of roses, fruit trees, and other ornamentals.

June 18, 2011 9 am – noon – CLWA – Landscape Education Class
All About Turf in the SCV. Castaic Lake Water Agency on the hill above Central Park. Please RSVP to (661) 513-1230.

June 26, 2011 (Sunday) – 4:00 PM will be the first Quarterly Gardener’s Meeting for the Community Gardens of Santa Clarita. All gardeners and the Garden Council will be meeting at the Garden keep in touch, share tips, and have a forum. If you are a gardener that has a plot in the garden be sure to attend! If you are interested in signing up for our waiting list, please visit our website.

Descanso Gardens:
They have so much going on so here is a link to the June Calendar. Here are couple that I consider highlights:

Garden Chats with Mike Brown every Saturday morning at 9:30 am
June 18 & 19, 2011 – Descanso Bonsai Society & Show

LA Arboretum
Another place that has so much to do here is a link to their events. Here are some of my choices for the month:

June 4, 2011 – Organic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening
June 11 & 12, 2011 – Fern and Exotic Plant Show & Sale
And there is even Summer Nature Camp for 5-10 year olds.

I hope you find a few things to do this month, enjoy!

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