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California Gold: Plants and Water (212-3080)
Sustainability Fair and Lecture

Thursday, March 3, 2011

As part of it’s 30th anniversary celebration, The Urban Farmer Store is sponsoring the California Gold: Plants & Water sustainability fair and lecture to benefit the San Francisco Botanical Society.

Where: San Francisco County Fair Building’s Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, corner of 9th Ave & Lincoln.

When:  Thursday, March 3

Sustainablity Fair: 6:00-9:30 pm (closed during lecture)

: 7:30 to 9 pm

Tickets: Donation $20  ($10 students) –100% of ticket sales benefit SF Botanical Garden. Buy tickets at SFBG or at the Urban Farmer Store, where as always card-carrying members of SFBG receive a 10% discount on all their purchases.

Sustainability Fair

Meet and network with local people and organizations promoting sustainable practices. Learn about water conservation, rainwater harvesting, gray water re-use, growing food, permaculture, LED lighting, from APLD, CLCA, Garden for the Environment, Master Gardeners,  SFPUC, The Urban Farmer Store, SF Botanical Garden, and others. Explore the information presented at the exhibitors’ tables an hour before and an hour after the lecture.


By Robert C. Perry, California Gold: Plants & Water–plants with an emphasis on their water needs, AB 1881, and planting examples that show successful combinations of plants reflecting sound conservation practices with good aesthetic expression. He is the author of  Landscape Plants for California Gardens.  Pacific Horticulture editor Dick Turner says this about the book:

"Landscape Plants for California Gardens should be on the reference shelf of every landscape professional working in the state, and in the personal library of anyone seriously interested in gardening responsibly in California."

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Ceanothus 'Gentian plume'

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Instructor Bob Perry
Fees MEMBERSHIP INFO Donation $20 ($10 students) 100% of ticket sales benefit SF Botanical Garden. 
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