Local Events

Fallbrook Garden Club 2015 Garden Tour

Contact: Debbie Mack, amack@396@aol.com (760-941-3182)

The Fallbrook Garden Club’s biennial Garden Tour this year will feature eight beautiful private gardens in the Fallbrook/Bonsall area on Saturday, April 25.The gardens range in style from a small condominium “pocket garden” to a three-acre equestrian estate. The starting point for the tour is the Fallbrook Historical Society, 260 Rockycrest, Fallbrook (corner of Rockycrest and Hill Avenue), which is also the site of the Club’s Marketplace, featuring a plant sale, raffle, and local vendors selling garden-related products.The gates at the Historical Society will open at 8:30 a.m. for ticket sales and Marketplace shopping. The gardens will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. that day.

Tickets are $20 if purchased in advance or $25 on the day of the tour. Tickets will be available in advance at Major Market in Fallbrook or on the web at fallbrookgardenclub.brownpapertickets.com starting February 1, 2015. Reservation forms will also be available at fallbrookgardenclub.org beginning February 1.

Tour maps and information for those who have purchased tickets and reservations in advance may be picked up at the Historical Society beginning at 8:30a.m. on the day of the event. It is a self-guided tour, and ticket holders can visit the gardens in any order, at their own pace.The Historical Society’s three museum buildings will also be open that day. Please note that tour and raffle ticket sales close at 1:00p.m.

The tour is the club’s biennial fundraiser, and proceeds benefit many community projects including the club’s scholarship fund. Founded in 1931, Fallbrook Garden Club is one of the oldest clubs in the state. The club is a member of National Garden Clubs, Inc., Pacific Region and a charter member of California Garden Clubs, Inc., Palomar District.

Information: fallbrookgardenclub.org or fallbrookgardenclub@gmail.com

San Diego Horticultural Society

The San Diego Horticultural Society meets on the second Monday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Surfside Race Place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Mingle with rose enthusiasts, nursery owners, palm fanatics and plant breeders. We’re a diverse and neighborly group!

Click here for driving directions.

Everyone is welcome to attend the monthly meetings, which are free for members and $10 for non-members. (Note: The meeting in June is usually a Special Speakers event; the date and location for that meeting varies each year.)

For more information, call (760) 295-7089 or visit www.sdhortsoc.org. You may call Anne Murphy 760-941-4385

Grand Tradition Estate Public Gardens

Discover a garden paradise. Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens in Fallbrook, California, is a place like no other. Once available for viewing only during private events, this lush botanical reserve is now open year-round as a public garden.

As you journey along our winding pathways, you will be transported to a veritable Shangri-La of thematic gardens—from Victorian to Mediterranean to tropical. Experience 15 acres of densely planted gardens, profuse with exotic floral scents, sparkling waterfalls, and award-winning displays of colorful botanicals.

Spend the day with family and friends and escape to this secret garden paradise.

For more information and to see their upcoming events go to: Grand Tradition Estate Public Gardens

For a list of dates and details view their event site

UCCE California Avocado Growers Seminar Series 2013

For a list of dates and details view their event site

Sunshine Care Garden Lectures

Free Garden Lecture Series. 12695 Monte Vista Road, Poway CA 92064.

RSVP or get more details at 858-752-8197 – website

Volunteers Needed – Meals-on-Wheels

The impact that Meals-on-Wheels has on the seniors we serve goes far beyond the wholesome meals provided. Daily friendly contact also provides important socialization for those who may be isolated with little or no connection to the outside world. Lives are often saved in the course of delivering meals when a person does not respond to a knock on the door, has fallen or may have become ill. For over 52 years, Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc. has contributed to the overall well-being of seniors by providing regular nutrition and daily contact with a caring volunteer.

We’re in need of volunteers in Escondido, Valley Center, Oceanside, and Fallbrook area. Learn more at www.meals-on-wheels.org or call North County Service Center (760) 736-9900.

California Department of Pesticide Regulation

Approved and Pending Continuing Education Units.

To view approved and pending classes which offer DRP units, please visit http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/classes.cfm

Solana Center Free Compost Workshops

These workshops are typically 2 hours on Saturday mornings throughout the San Diego Region. See our Events Calendar for the most updated dates and locations of our workshops.

Escondido History Center Events

View upcoming events for the Escondido History Center

For More Local Events provided by the North County Times

Visit the North County Times for more local events in North County

For Events and Tours with the San Diego Horticultural Society

Visit the the San Diego Horticultural Society for their upcoming events and tours.

Local events listed above are not necessarily endorsed by Grangetto’s and are not part of our free workshops program. This information is provided for informational purposes only and to spread the word about community events that may be of interest to you.

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