An Alameda Garden: Weekend Gardening Events

Friday, March 19, 2010

Weekend Gardening Events

In case you don’t want to spend all of what should be a gorgeous weekend in your garden, here are a few garden-related events you can attend:

  • Designer Michael Thilgen is speaking at Annie’s Annuals on Saturday (3/20, 11:00 AM) on how to design and select plants for a California native garden.
  • Sloat Garden Centers have various gardening seminars you can attend for only $5 and you get a 10% discount coupon redeemable at any of their locations as part of the package. This weekend’s seminars cover Growing Vegetables (Sat., 10:00 AM, San Rafael or Sun., 10:00 AM, Novato); Using Color in the Garden (Sat., 10:00 AM, Danville); Fruit Tree Pruning (Sun., 10:00 AM, Mill Valley—Miller Ave.); Pruning Hydrangeas, Camellias, and Rhodies (Sun., 10:00 AM, San Francisco—Pierce St.). Call ahead to reserve a seat!
  • Debra Lee Baldwin has two appearances scheduled this weekend to talk about her new book, Succulent Container Gardens. On Saturday (2:00-4:00 PM) she’ll be at the Faith Christian Fellowship Center Auditorium doing a presentation to benefit the Ruth Bancroft Garden ($25 general admission, $20 members—advance registration required). And on Sunday she’ll be signing books at Mrs. Dalloway’s Literary and Garden Arts (4:00 PM, Berkeley).

And if you’re in a shopping mood, check out these sales:


  1. We are hitting the Debra Lee Baldwin event tomorrow...and super excited! Matti

  2. Wish I was closer!


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