March 2010 in the Garden & the Regional Calendar of Gardening Events

The Wildflower Wand and the February Fake-Out:

My gardening friend John Whittlesey, of Canyon Creek Nursery outside of Oroville, is working on a landscape design job in the Stonyford area. He wrote to me in mid-February describing his experience of driving to work one morning and not seeing a wildflower in sight, then coming home that same afternoon and “like a magic wand had proclaimed flowers, there were masses of the white popcorn flower and a hillside with flows of the yellow buttercup among the purple shooting star. I swear they weren’t there this morning.” The handful of warm days indeed waved like a magic wand over even the mountain areas of the North State mid-February bringing out Manzanita and almonds, fiddlenecks and blue dix. This stretch of mid-winter warmth is not an uncommon seasonal event – gardeners often refer to it as the February planting window.

Funnily enough, this past weekend, I was talking to a non-gardener who referred to the spring-like days as the February Fake-out – just a teasing taste of what will not be here for another month and a half or so. Still, it’s a nice illustration of how gardener’s world views are all about finding opportunity. Looking back at my garden journal from last year, March is indeed full of erratic temperatures, rain and continued snow and frost. But it inevitably marches us on to the real spring that will arrive in April and May.

The Jewellgarden on-line Calendar of Regional Gardening Events from the last weekend in February to the first weekend in April is all about opportunity for gardeners and plant lovers:

February 27 – Sacramento: Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society Show and Sale 9AM-4PM Shepard and Garden Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd. Sacramento

February 27 – Redding: McConnell Arboretum & Gardens at Turtle Bay A Walk with the Horticulture Manager, Lisa Endicott. 9:30 am – Bring your notebooks and cameras for this participant-driven program. We’ll make our way through the Gardens with frequent stops for discussions about (what else?) plants! There’s something new to see every month! Free with Park or Garden admission. Meet at Arboretum & Botanical Gardens West Entrance. More Info: Call 530-242-3108 or www.turtlebay.org.

February 27 – Chico: GATEWAY SCIENCE MUSEUM GRAND OPENING! 10 AM Please join us for a community celebration of the Gateway Science Museum’s Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by the museum opening and activities at 10:30 a.m. More Info: http://www.csuchico.edu/ncnhm/ Photos: Shots from the Gateway Science Museum’s Witness exhibit of endangered species from our state.

February 27 – Redding: Gringo Dave’s Landscape and Irrigation: Essentials of Rainwater Harvesting All day hands on workshop on how to design home systems for rainwater harvesting. $45 fee. For more information please call: 530-244-7130 or www.gringodave.com. 5601 Cedars Road, Redding CA 96001.

February 27 – Chico: Organic Edible Gardening Class Series #6 1:30 pm at Chico Grange. Gardening on The Next Level: Drip Irrigation, Succession Planting For the Spring and Summer Garden, Optimum Timing for Weed Control and Thinning for Abundant Return. Featured Speakers: Jeff Armstrong of Nutrilawn in Chico and David Grau, Class Instructor. For more information contact hazel@valleyoaktool.com (530) 342-8399

February 27 & 28 – Sacramento: Robert Hamm Plant Sale at the Gifted Gardener 10 am – 4 pm Rain or Shine. Bare Roots, bulbs and potted perennials – often hard to find ones – will all be on sale. 18th and J Streets Midtown Sacramento – parking is behind the store on 18th street. Proceeds from sales go to benefit charitable efforts of Sunburst Projects.org For more info: gardennotes@sbcglobal.net

February 28 – Chico: GRUB Seed Exchange 10am to 2pm At the GRUB Cooperative at 1525 Dayton Rd. For more info: http://grubchico.org/ or call: 530-894-8547

February 28 – Chico: Mt Lassen Chapter Cal Native Plant Society FIELD TRIP 10 am Tree tour of the CSU, Chico Biological Sciences Greenhouse Tour. Meet in the campus parking lot beside the Health Center on Warner Street. You will see cacti, ferns and intriguing tropical plants such as ‘Big Stinky’. Leader: Tim Devine – 530-345-8444. More info: Wes Dempsey 530-342-2293 or Gerry Ingco 530-893-5213.

February 28 – Chico: The Plant Barn 2:00 pm Raised Bed Gardening Hands on Workshop! Free – but space is limited, so call or drop by the Plant Barn to reserve your space: 406 Entler Ave; 530-345-3121. www.theplantbarn.com


MARCH 2010

March 3 – Chico: Mt Lassen Chapter Cal Native Plant Society: Regular Member Mtg 7:30 pm Butte County Library, Chico. Regular Member Meeting and Program featuring Doug McCreary PhD speaking on our Native Oak Woodlands. More info: Jim and Catie Bishop: cjbishop1991@sbcglobal.net

March 4 – Chico: Chico High School Greenhouses & Horticulture Plant Sale! 9am-4pm-located at CHS Greenhouses off of West Sacramento Ave. We have a lot of fern varieties in hanging baskets and in 4”- 8” pots. We also have a wide selection of foliage houseplants that would suit a houseplant lover. i.e. ornamental banana trees, umbrella plants, pothos, ficus trees. The prices range from $2.00-$9.00. PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE SCHOOL HORTICULTURE AND AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS. If you have any questions feel free to call: Quinn Mendez @ 891-3026 ext 381 or email: qmendez@chicousd.org

March 6 – Redding: McConnell Arboretum & Gardens at Turtle Bay: Creating a Backyard Habitat 9:00 AM – Noon. Sustainability Series. Native plant gardening and wildlife-friendly landscapes are gaining popularity. These gardens satisfy our desire for drought resistant, lower maintenance landscapes that also offer habitat for wildlife. Spring is a good time to plan native gardens and prepare for the nesting and summer seasons. Our focus will be on native and other plants adapted to our area, backyard bird feeding, and maintenance tips. Join local wildlife biologist Len Lindstrand III for this valuable talk and walk (weather allowing) as we present many concepts, examples, and information and show how to create wildlife habitat right in our own yards. Turtle Bay members and volunteers FREE, nonmembers $3. Meet at the Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Office at 1135 Arboretum Drive (Next to Greenhouse in Nursery) More Info: Call 530-242-3108 or www.turtlebay.org. Photo: A larger than life robotic Praying Mantis from the Monsters in the Backyard exhibit at the Gateway Science Museum this month. While you may not want this in your backyard, a praying mantis is a great companion insect in your backyard habitat garden.

March 6 – Redding: McConnell Arboretum & Gardens at Turtle Bay: Charlie Rabbit and Friends 9:30 AM. An interactive program in the Gardens (or Greenhouse in rain) for children, their siblings, parents and grandparents. Free with Park or Garden admission. Meet at Arboretum & Botanical Gardens West Entrance. More Info: Call 530-242-3108 or www.turtlebay.org.

March 6 – Davis: Center for Urban Horticulture The Edible Garden Workshop – public workshop Educational program in the “Your Sustainable Backyard” Series. Spend the day and learn about choosing the vegetable varieties that are right for you, scheduling planting and harvest, garden prep & planting, small space fruit and veggie production. $45 registration fee includes parking, morning coffee and lunch. To register or for more info: http://ccuh.ucdavis.edu/public or call Missy Borel: mjborel@ucdavis.edu

March 6 – Redding: Wyntour Gardens VICTORY GARDENING 101 SERIES class#1 10 am & 1 pm. Join us for a series of FREE classes and learn how to successfully grow a year-round vegetable garden and harvest your own food! Growing your own food is healthy and rewarding! Class #1: The Basics; Location: Set-up, Soil prep & Seed Starting. 10AM & 1PM. Registration Required. Class size is limited, Register Early. FREE – more info or to register: 8026 Airport Road Redding; www.wyntourgardens.com or call: 530-365-2256.

March 7 – Redding: Community Teaching Garden at Shasta Community College: Organic Gardening Workshop 1 – 4 pm. $10 fee per attendee. Shasta College Main Campus 11555 Old Oregon Trail meet in room 821. Participants will receive information of techniques in preparing and enriching soil, where to get seeds and plants, developing an efficient watering system and gardening resources. Appropriate for beginners and those wanting to improve their productivity. To register on-line got to: www.shastacollege.edu/EWD and then click on the pathways Catalog. For more registration info call: 530-225-4835. For more general info call: 530-242-2248 or email teachinggarden@shastacollege.edu.

March 7 – Davis: UC Davis Arboretum, Guided Tour: Nursery 2 pm. Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis. Gardeners thinking about adding new plants to their home landscapes can visit the new demonstration plantings at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery during a special tour on Sunday, March 7. The tour will focus on the best plants for our garden climate, including the Arboretum All-Stars, plants selected by the Arboretum’s horticultural staff for their beauty, reliability, heat and drought tolerance, and value in attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators. There will be time for questions and answers about participants’ own gardens and any special problems they might have. No plants will be for sale during the guided tour, but visitors will get a special preview of the Arboretum’s spring plant sales, which start March 13. The tour will meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery, on Garrod Drive across from the School of Veterinary Medicine on the UC Davis campus. Free parking is available in Visitor Lot 55. More info: (530) 752-4880 or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

March 8 – Paradise: Paradise Garden Club 1:00 pm Regular Member Meeting and Pot Luck. Terry Ashe Recreation Center 6626 Skyway Paradise, Ca. Program: David Walther of Spring Fever Nursery and Landscaping in Yankee Hill. David, a long time favorite speaker and friend of the garden club will be sharing with us old and new varieties of Hellebores. He will also have Hellebores for sale and give a plug for his Spring plant sale.More Info Call: 530-876-1926

March 9 – Chico: North Valley Orchid Society 7:30 pm – Speaker Charles Sims on “Orchids of Peru” held in the Fireside Room at First Christian Church, 295 East Washington Ave. Charles will be giving a presentation of his varied encounters with orchids on a recent trip to Peru, including visiting/judging two shows and going on two orchid treks at the admittedly mysterious and very impressive ruins of Machu Picchu. He will also talk specifically about some of the orchids found in Peru that we can (try to) grow here. More Info Call: 530-891-4424

March 10 – Chico: Chico Horticulture Society PLS NOTE DIFFERENT MEETING DAY THIS MONTH 9:45 – Noon. Regular Member Meeting and Program. Chico Library 1108 Sherman Avenue in Chico. More info: Call 530-892-1545.

March 10 – Magalia: Magalia Beautification Society Regular Member Meeting 12:30 POA Racine Center at Wycliff Way and Racine Circle in Magalia; 12:30 for lunch, 1:00-3:00 for business. For more information: http://magaliagardeners.webs.com/

March 10 – Anderson: Redding Bonsai Club Rose Cascade Workshop 7 – 9 pm, cost: $18 Create your own mini bonsai using a Rosa hugonis. Meet at Western Shasta Conservation District 6270 Parallel Road Anderson. Bring chopsticks and bonsai tools if you have them. All other supplies are included in the price of the workshop. Call Cheryl Petty for more info: 530-235-0963, or visit site: www/snowcrest.net/windowboxnursery.

March 11 – Chico: Chico High School Greenhouses & Horticulture Plant Sale! 9am-4pm-located at CHS Greenhouses off of West Sacramento Ave. We have a lot of fern varieties in hanging baskets and in 4”- 8” pots. We also have a wide selection of foliage houseplants that would suit a houseplant lover. i.e. ornamental banana trees, umbrella plants, pothos, ficus trees. The prices range from $2.00-$9.00. PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE SCHOOL HORTICULTURE AND AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS. If you have any questions feel free to call: Quinn Mendez @ 891-3026 ext 381 or email: qmendez@chicousd.org

March 12 – Chico: Tree tour of the CSU, Chico Arboretum and Bidwell Mansion. 10 am at the Bidwell Mansion Gazebo. One and a half hour easy stroll discussing HORTICULTURAL, BOTANICAL, AND HISTORICAL info about the woody plants and trees in the CSUC-Mansion Arboretum. More info: Wes Dempsey 530-342-2293 or Gerry Ingco 530-893-5213.

March 13 – Davis: UC Davis Arboretum, Members Only Spring Plant Sale 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis Get the first pick of beautiful spring garden plants at the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum Member Appreciation Plant Sale on Saturday, March 13, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. The event is open to members only; anyone may join at the door, and all members will receive a free plant and a 10% discount on their purchases. Enjoy live music, refreshments, and children’s activities. Expert garden advice is available. Arboretum Teaching Nursery, on Garrod Drive across from the School of Veterinary Medicine on the UC Davis campus. Free parking is available in Visitor Lot 55. More info: (530) 752-4880 or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

March 13 – Redding: Wyntour Gardens VICTORY GARDENING 101 SERIES class#2 10 am & 1 pm. Join us for a series of FREE classes and learn how to successfully grow a year-round vegetable garden and harvest your own food! Growing your own food is healthy and rewarding! Class two: Planting your Garden: Methods, Spacing, Crop rotation. Registration Required. Class size is limited, Register Early. FREE – more info or to register: 8026 Airport Road Redding; www.wyntourgardens.com or call: 530-365-2256.

March 13 – Redding: Shasta Rose Society 10 AM at Shasta County Library, Redding. Spring Care of Roses – What you should be doing to prepare for the best bloom possible in the rose garden. Bob Parker, Master Rosarian. For More Info: http://www.shastarosesociety.org/ or email: webmaster@shastarosesociety.org

March 13 – Redding: Gringo Dave’s Landscape and Irrigation: Rain Garden Design and Installation Workshop All day hands-on workshop on how to design and install a beautiful and effective rain garden. $45 fee. For more information please call: 530-244-7130 or www.gringodave.com.

March 14 – Davis: UC Davis Arboretum, Guided Tour: Signs of Spring 2:00 p.m., Buehler Alumni & Visitors Center, Old Davis Road, UC Davis Spring is here, and the natural world is bursting with new life and renewal. Visitors can enjoy the signs of spring on an informal walk in the UC Davis Arboretum on Sunday, March 14, at 2:00 p.m. The tour will focus on the California native plants of the Mary Wattis Brown Garden. The tour guide will point out new growth, swelling buds and flowers, and discuss the bird, bat and insect pollinators that keep the whole ecosystem humming. The tour will begin at the Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, located on Old Davis Road at Mrak Hall Drive, across from the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour and free parking is available in Visitor Lots 1 and 2 and the Mondavi Center parking structure. More info: (530) 752-4880 or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

March 17 – Redding: Shasta Rose Society Regular Member Meeting and Program 7:00 p.m. at City of Redding Corporation Yard, 2055 Viking Way, Building 4, Room 401, Redding. For More Info: http://www.shastarosesociety.org/ or email: webmaster@shastarosesociety.org

March 20 – Chico: Mt Lassen Chapter Cal Native Plant Society FIELD TRIP 9 am Meet at Chico Park & Ride for this trip to see the Spotted Fawn Lilies and the McNab Cypress in Magalia. Alternate meeting time 9:45 at the Coutelenc Road Parking lot across from the old Magalia train depot. You will see masses of these lovely lilies (Erythronium multiscapodium) as well as frillaries and more. Wear sturdy shows and bring lunch and water. More info: Wes Dempsey 530-342-2293 or Gerry Ingco 530-893-5213.

March 20 – Redding: Wyntour Gardens VICTORY GARDENING 101 SERIES class#3 10 am & 1 pm. Join us for a series of FREE classes and learn how to successfully grow a year-round vegetable garden and harvest your own food! Growing your own food is healthy and rewarding! Class three: Watering, Fertilizing, Composting & Pests. Registration Required. Class size is limited, Register Early. FREE – more info or to register: 8026 Airport Road Redding; www.wyntourgardens.com or call: 530-365-2256.

March 20 – Redding: McConnell Arboretum & Gardens at Turtle Bay: Homeowner’s Guide to Tree Care 10 AM to Noon. Trees in the Landscape Series. Trees are the largest and oldest plants in a landscape. Providing beauty and shade, they are undoubtedly an important investment of time and money for homeowners. Join us in this third class of our new series, Trees in the Landscape, as Lead Gardener Marie Stadther and Paul Stockton, local specialist in the field of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), discuss tree selection, correct planting, pruning, disease control and care of older trees. This is an updated, extended version of last year’s class. There will be a break at noon for participants to get lunch. Turtle Bay members and volunteers FREE, nonmembers $3. Meet at the Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Office at 1135 Arboretum Drive (Next to Greenhouse in Nursery) More Info: Call 530-242-3108 or www.turtlebay.org.

March 20 – Davis:UC Davis Arboretum, Guided Tour: Meet Some California Natives 11:00 a.m., Buehler Alumni & Visitors Center, Old Davis Road, UC Davis California is home to more than 5,000 species of plants native to the state. Many of these native plants respond to our cool, wet winters by bursting into spectacular bloom in the early spring. Standouts in the spring native plant garden will be the focus of a tour at the UC Davis Arboretum on Saturday, March 20 at 11:00 a.m. The tour guide will point out the beauty and variety of these plants and discuss how well they can fit into any home landscape. The tour will begin at the Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, located on Old Davis Road at Mrak Hall Drive, across from the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour and free parking is available in Visitor Lots 1 and 2 and the Mondavi Center parking structure. More info: (530) 752-4880 or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

March 20-21 – Chico: Soroptimist Home, Garden & Antique Show 10am–5pm Silver Dollar Fair Grounds in Chico – lots of good garden and landscaping exhibitors and vendors including the Mount Lassen Chapter of the Cal Native Plant Society and the annual Chico Horticultural Society Spring Plant Sale and Flower Show, as well as many regional plant society and nursery’s educational/informational booths. Well worth the visit! For more information: http://www.chicohomeandgarden.com/

March 20 – Chico: Mt Lassen Chapter Cal Native Plant Society FIELD TRIP Maidu Medicine Walk 9 am Meet at Horseshoe Lake in Upper Bidwell Park for about a one mile walk to see 20-30 plants that the Maidu used n their crafts, food and medicine. We will finish about noon. Wear sturdy shows and bring water. More info: Wes Dempsey 530-342-2293.

March 24 – Chico: Chico Horticulture Society Evening Gardeners PLS NOTE DIFFERENT MEETING DAY THIS MONTH 6:45 pm. Evening Gardeners Program on Container Art for the Garden with Donna Murrill. Chico Library 1108 Sherman Avenue in Chico. More info: Call 530-892-1545.

March 24 – 28 – San Francisco Flower and Garden Show San Mateo Event Center. More Info: http://www.sfgardenshow.com/

March 25 – Chico: Chico High School Greenhouses & Horticulture Plant Sale! 9am-4pm-located at CHS Greenhouses off of West Sacramento Ave. We have a lot of fern varieties in hanging baskets and in 4”- 8” pots. We also have a wide selection of foliage houseplants that would suit a houseplant lover. i.e. ornamental banana trees, umbrella plants, pothos, ficus trees. The prices range from $2.00-$9.00. PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE SCHOOL HORTICULTURE AND AGRICULTURE PROGRAMS. If you have any questions feel free to call: Quinn Mendez @ 891-3026 ext 381 or email: qmendez@chicousd.org

March 26 – Chico: Tree tour of the CSU, Chico Arboretum and Bidwell Mansion. 10 am at the Bidwell Mansion Gazebo. One and a half hour easy stroll discussing HORTICULTURAL, BOTANICAL, AND HISTORICAL info about the woody plants and trees in the CSUC-Mansion Arboretum. More info: Wes Dempsey 530-342-2293 or Gerry Ingco 530-893-5213.

March 27 – Redding: McConnell Arboretum & Gardens at Turtle Bay 9:30 am. A Walk with the Horticulture Manager, Lisa Endicott. Bring your notebooks and cameras for this participant-driven program. We’ll make our way through the Gardens with frequent stops for discussions about (what else?) plants! There’s something new to see every month! Free with Park or Garden admission. Meet at Arboretum & Botanical Gardens West Entrance. More Info: Call 530-242-3108 or www.turtlebay.org.

March 27 – Chico: Friends of the Chico State Herbarium: GENERAL INTEREST Name that Wildflower! workshop 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Experience how to observe and identify spring wildflowers with this Beginners Wildflower Identification Workshop. Morning Session Chico State Herbarium, Holt Hall Room 129; afternoon session will be at Horseshoe Lake in Upper Bidwell Park. Registrants will take home a “Peterson’s Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers” and a hand magnifier. The registration fee is $35. To register go to: http://www.csuchico.edu/biol/Herb/workshops/WildflowerWorkshp10.pdf or call (530) 898-5381

March 27 – Chico: Chico Creek Nature Center: Grand Opening of Kristie’s Nature Lab and the Howard S. Tucker Exhibit Hall. More info: http://www.bidwellpark.org/

March 27 – Redding: Wyntour Gardens VICTORY GARDENING 101 SERIES class#4 10 am & 1 pm. Join us for a series of FREE classes and learn how to successfully grow a year-round vegetable garden and harvest your own food! Growing your own food is healthy and rewarding! Class four: Hands-on Demonstration Garden; putting it all together. Registration Required. Class size is limited, Register Early. FREE – more info or to register: 8026 Airport Road Redding; www.wyntourgardens.com or call: 530-365-2256.

March 28 – Chico: The Plant Barn – Soils and Composting Class: 2 pm All Your Questions on getting your soil and compost ready for Spring and Summer! Free – but space is limited, so call or drop by the Plant Barn to reserve your space: 406 Entler Ave; 530-345-3121. www.theplantbarn.com

March 28 – Davis: UC Davis Arboretum, Guided Tour: All Stars in the Garden 2:00 p.m., Gazebo, Garrod Drive, UC Davis Learn about the Arboretum All-Stars, the UC Davis Arboretum’s top recommended plants for Central Valley gardens, during a free public tour at the Arboretum on Sunday, March 28. All-Stars are great plants for home gardens because they require less water, are easy to maintain and look attractive year round. The tour will also focus on Valley-Wise gardening—sustainable gardening practices for our region. The tour will start at 2:00 p.m. at the Gazebo, on Garrod Drive on the UC Davis campus. There is no charge for the tour, and free parking is available along Garrod Drive and in Visitor Lot 55. More info: (530) 752-4880 or visit arboretum.ucdavis.edu.

March 28 – 29 – Yankee Hill: Spring Fever Nursery & Gardens Hellebore Open Days 9 am – 5 pm the display gardens and nursery will be open; nursery accepts cash or check. 5683 Wendy Way Yankee Hill. From Hwy 70 take Lunt Road, go up hill and make a hard left at Yankee HIll Road, go right on Pine Brae and left on Wendy Way. Spring Fever will be on your left. More information: 530-990-1556.

March 30 – Red Bluff: Red Bluff Garden Club Regular Member Meeting 1:00 pm at 12889 Baker Road in Red Bluff. Program is Arrangements & Table Settings, speaker is Erlyne Owens, Flower Show Judge. For more info: www.redbluffgardenclub.com

March 30– Chico: Butte Rose Society Regular Member Meeting 7:00 – 9:00 pm Meeting and Program. Chico Veterans’ Memorial Hall on Rio Lindo Avenue. More info: Call Neva Youngs 345-8005.

APRIL 2010

April 3 – Oroville: Annual Wildflower and Nature Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Riverbend Park. Event celebration of spring and wildlife in Butte county. Guided hikes, pony rides, face painting, educational booths, wildlife photogprahy, plant sales, art show and acrylic paintings. Deanna Simmons, 533-2011 or deanna@frrpd.com.

April 8 – 11 – Sacramento: California State Flower and Garden Show California Exposition. This show is driven by the passion and enthusiasm of gardeners from all over the State. Highlighting the diversity, scope and interest of the California gardening community, this will be a true Flower & Garden Show with something for everyone. More info: 1-877-696-6668, Ext 4.; http://www.calstategardenshow.com/

More details on these and many more gardening related events around the region can be found in the Jewellgarden.com On-Line Calendar of Regional Gardening Events.

If you or your gardening organization has a class or plant/gardening related event you’d like posted to the on-line Calendar of Regional Gardening Events at jewellgarden.com, send the pertinent information to me at: Jennifer@jewellgarden.com

Did you know I send out a weekly email with information about upcoming topics and gardening related events? If you would like to be added to the mailing list, send an email to Jennifer@jewellgarden.com.

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  1. Jennifer, I know that putting together a calendar listing of this size must have been a real … bear, but I really appreciate having it all in one place, almost as much as I appreciate how you keep us so well informed about all things horticultural. Thank you!

  2. Jennifer Jewell Jennifer Jewell says:

    Thanks Doni! The Jewellgarden.com on-line Calendar of Regional Gardening Events is always at my site, but this month I decided to try something a little different and instead of just including highlights in this first of the month feature article, I decided to include pretty much ALL the listings for the month – at least those that I had at the time of writing! But if people are interested in gardening and plant oriented events, they should check the Jewellgarden on-line calendar (http://www.jewellgarden.com/calendar.html) regularly as I add events all the time – just added a handful this morning! If people have events they would like included in this calendar, they should just send me an email: jennifer @jewellgarden.com. Happy March 1st!

  3. Avatar panahe says:

    This is very nice!!

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