Upcoming Gardening Symposia in South Bay and San Diego Regions

San Diego Chapter
Garden Native Workshop
Saturday, September 10, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Landscaping with Native Plants: How to Bring Year-Round, Low-Water Beauty to Your Gardens. Order tickets online at gardennative.org. Lunch and books will be available for purchase. Join us for a day of speaker presentations and hands-on sessions with field experts. Learn how to successfully plant and maintain native gardens; encourage sustainable native habitats for birds, insects, and butterflies; and use local resources for both new and experienced native gardeners. Girl Scout Headquarters, 1231 Upas St, San Diego, CA 92103.

Santa Clara Valley Chapter
Native Horticultural Symposium
Saturday, September 17, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Landscaping with California native plants is a proven technique for creating low-water, low-maintenance gardens that also provide refuge for wildlife and repair the damage to our urban and suburban areas. Be inspired to create a garden that welcomes wildlife by attending the Native Horticultural Symposium Creating Habitat in the Dryland Garden at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills. There will be presentations by Judith Larner Lowry, Sara Leon Guerrero, Liam O’Brien, Frederique Lavoipierre, and Bart O’Brien. Further details available at http://www.cnps-scv.org/index.php/events/native-horticultural-symposium.
Register in advance at https://support.cnps.org/2016/creating-habitat-in-a-dryland-garden. Early registration closes August 31. Same day registration begins at 8:00 AM. Email
or call: 650-260-3450 with questions. Foothill College, Auditorium 8338 in Building 8300, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, just off I-280.



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