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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Landscape Design for a Southern California Garden

Quail Botanical Gardens will offer the course on "Landscape Design for a Southern California Garden" from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28, March 6 and March 13, and from 9 a.m. to noon March 15 at the gardens, 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Class participants will learn how to create water-wise landscapes appropriate for Southern California from the experts. Award-winning, landscape architect Kay Stewart will demonstrate how regional native plants can bring spirit and vitality to low-water gardens; the second class will feature a lecture on sustainable landscaping from Nan Sterman, author of "California Gardener's Guide Volume II"; and Patrick Anderson, owner of a stunning succulent garden in Fallbrook, will discuss designing with succulents for the last class. Complete the classes with a stroll through the gardens March 15 with master designer Bill Teague and listen as he highlights plants discussed in the classes. Cost is $80 for members, $100 nonmembers. Advance registration is required. Call (760) 436-3036, Ext. 206


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- Madlina Francis

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