Garden Making California! Style at
- When: Saturday, October 11, 2008, time TBA
- Where: Monterey, Monterey
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
To all those with a green thumb, a one day symposium offers a rare and wonderful opportunity to learn and meet gardeners from different Mediterranean climates of the world. Taking place in beautifully landscaped Monterey, the developed landscape of the region competes with the dramatic natural mountains, coastlines, forests and dunes. David Fross founder of Native Sons Nursery in Arroyo Grande presents a morning session entitled “An Overview of the California Landscape and Flora,” followed by Professor Russell Beatty of UC Berkeley and consulting landscape architect in Santa Cruz shares “The History of California’s Gardens.” Completing morning presentations Garden writer Ruth Chivers discusses the issues challenging California gardeners today. Later take a tour of beautiful Carmel and Carmel Valley showing gardens by Michele Comeau and Bernard Trainor. Lastly, Bart O’ Brien, from Rancho Santa Ana Botanic garden and editor of Fremontia delivers a closing lecture entitled “Garden Jewels from the California Flora.”
8:45am begins; 8:15 register . Monterey, 700 Munras Avenue · Monterey, California 93940, Monterey. $150 registration fee. 625-9938 or carmelmusic.org.