DOWNEY - A free gardening workshop for residents will be held Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community & Senior Center."Gardening with Blue," sponsored by the city's Green Task Force, will cover several topics, including garden design for homeowners, benefits of using California-friendly plants, sprinkler system basics and introduction to irrigation scheduling. A handbook will be available with information on 25 California-friendly plants. The handbook also includes information on native plant selection, care and maintenance. The event is free but space is limited. RSVP by calling (323) 201-5580.
********** Published: September 18, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 22