Learn about native plants in your garden! The California Native Plant Society will hold its Garden Native Symposium on September 19 at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The seminar will include information on: native plant landscape design basics, how natives can improve the health of your soil, pollinators, and your edible gardens, and how to ditch your lawn and more. Details: Sumner Auditorium, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, Saturday, September 19, 2015, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Cost: $35.
If you like native plants, there is also a native plant sale: The California Native Plant Society will hold their Fall Native Plant Sale on October 17 in Balboa Park. Each year, hundreds of local gardeners come to explore the diverse selection of California native shrubs, trees, flowering plants, seeds, bulbs, books and posters for sale. Friendly, knowledgeable experts will assist with selecting plants appropriate for the gardener’s site conditions. Details: Native Plant Sale, Casa del Prado Courtyard, 1700 Village Place, Balboa Park, San Diego, Saturday, October 17, 2015. Opens at 9:00 AM for members and 10:00 AM for general public, closes at 3:00PM.