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MONTEREY BAY

Grasp Gardeners drop plant sale commences

The Monterey Bay Learn Gardeners is keeping it on the web slide plant sale, showcasing drought-tolerant, hearth-resistant, and indigenous and/or pollinator perennials with a robust range of winter veggies. The assortment also features succulents, grasses, ground handles, houseplants, planted bulbs, and herbs with much more than 20 versions of salvias and sages, different buckwheats, ribes (currants), echinacea – and many other flowering shrubs and vegetation, Home Decoration.

Seasonal/specialty objects involve 8 new types of bulbs offered in reward luggage (various indigenous, many critter-resistant), hand-painted clay pots with beautiful experienced coleus crops, skulls embellished with succulents, huge (Crackerjack) Mexican Marigolds for seasonal preparations, seven versions of California native seeds in handcrafted origami envelopes–harvested and cleaned by UC Learn Gardeners from native vegetation from the Watsonville Demo Backyard, and the chance to order durable 5-gallon develop luggage, entire with the proprietary Quality Blend potting soil. The sale is online, from now through Oct. 24 with curbside pickup by appointment at the Salinas greenhouse. To order, go to mbmg.ucanr.edu

SANTA CRUZ

California Indigenous Plant Culture retains fall sale

The California Indigenous Plant Modern society, Santa Cruz County Chapter, announces its yearly in-human being Slide Native Plant Sale on Saturday at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Backyard garden. Members early entry is at 10 a.m. and general public at 11a.m. Exclusive visitor speaker is at 11:30 a.m. The sale finishes at 3 p.m. Memberships readily available at the sale. Out of doors occasion adhering to social distancing recommendations masks advised. Highlighted are far more than 100 species of indigenous plants, lots of of which are new offerings for our chapter together with several Ceanothus, Fremontodendron, and Arctostaphylos cultivars. Also six species of Eriogonum—pollinator superstars—as very well as plenty of vegetation in our most common genera: Salvia, Diplacus, Epilobium, Achillea, Grindelia, and Frangula. For much more information, go to cruzcnps.org.

CASTROVILLE

Succulent Gardens Gives Do it yourself Pumpkin Workshops

Succulent Gardens will offer you in-person workshops to make succulent pumpkins at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Occur and rejoice slide at our Castroville gardens by earning a succulent pumpkin. All materials are delivered, such as pumpkins, succulents and botanicals to decorate.  Seats are limited and masks are required. For additional information and to register, pay a visit to sgplants.com.

SANTA CRUZ

UC Master Gardeners teach straw bale gardening

Learn how to plant a tumble straw bale yard, from 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 26. There are so many reasons it makes sense to commence a straw bale backyard in the fall. UC Master Gardeners, Anastatia Foster and Delise Weir will supply steering on how to procure, location and season 1 or more straw bales which will soften to develop into backyard beds that present spring and summer time veggies for up to two years, then decompose into the floor leaving driving gorgeous, rich composted soil. Straw bale gardens are a reduced-cost, small-energy way to develop fresh food, bouquets and herbs and are ideal for both equally renters and owners. To sign-up for the on line course, pay a visit to strawbale.bpt.me/.

Stay OAK

Santa Cruz Back garden Exchange hosts Oct trade

The Santa Cruz Backyard garden Exchange is from 8-9 a.m. Oct. 23 at the Dwell Oak Grange, 1900 17th Ave. Provide anything at all from your backyard garden to give absent volunteers, cuttings, bulbs, seeds, or specimen vegetation. Everything not traded must be taken residence and Santa Cruz County COVID-19 protocols will be followed. For more info, email [email protected]

APTOS

Lavender sale at Aptos Farmers Sector

The Mid County Senior Center’s Lavender Girls will hold the once-a-year lavender sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Aptos Farmers Market. Goods for sale include sachets, eye pillows, bowl cozies, and do-it-yourself masks. All proceeds benefit Mid County Senior Heart.

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