Garden Club presents scholarships

FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook Garden Club has a history of awarding scholarships to deserving students who pursue a course of studies in accordance with the objectives of garden club standards. These standards include being a resident or graduate of the Fallbrook Union High School District and planning a career in agriculture, botany, conservation, entomology, environmental […]

Garden talk in the Square

A garden can be many things and many things can comprise a garden. That was underscored when the Fallbrook Garden Club treated local residents and visitors to an educational day in the Fallbrook Village Square on June 11 during National Garden Week. The local group, comprised of some 400 members, presented numerous demonstrations pertaining to […]

Protea growers’ school held in Rainbow

The California Protea Association and the California Ornamental Research Foundation co-sponsored a protea growers’ school May 24 at the Resendiz Brothers nursery in Rainbow. Approximately 65 growers and aspirants joined the handful of presenters at the workshop. “We’re pleased to put it on, and I’m glad those who came came, and it was pretty well-received,” […]

Roger’s Tree Pick for June 2005: the magnificent melaleuca

If you’re looking for some really wonderful flowering drought-tolerant trees that come in many forms and shapes, melaleuca (“meh-luh-LOO-kuh”) is a family to investigate and explore with the many varieties that exist. Australia is home to 140 or more species of melaleuca and many of these are very adaptable to our Southern California gardens. The […]

Grange sweeps Market Pen Chicken class at fair

DEL MAR — The North County Grange Youth Fair Team started this year’s San Diego County Fair with a bang! Aspen Komski won Grand Champion Meat Pen of Chickens and Natalie Paxton won Reserve Grand Champion Meat Pen of Chickens. The object of a chicken meat pen is to select four meat chickens of similar […]

Local landscape gardeners win at fair

Six local individuals, groups and small companies earned prestigious awards at the 2005 San Diego County Fair’s Paul Ecke, Jr. Flower and Garden Show. Boy Scouts of America Troop 725 was awarded second place by the San Diego Fern Society for best use of ferns in a youth exhibit; the Fallbrook High School FFA won […]

Training’ in the garden

Katie and Chelsea Moore take delight in watching the ‘Tumble Down Creek Train’ at Dave and Tressie Crocker’s garden in Fallbrook. The Crockers, members of the Fallbrook Garden Club, invited members of the La Paloma School Jr. Garden Club to their home on June 9 to see the miniature train set and their beautiful gardens. […]

East Ridge

Our rolling hills and rural lifestyle combine with a magnetic pull. Having spacious houses surrounded by an acre or more of “Fallbrook green” is a joy for nearly everyone… but there’s a time in life when a smaller in-town group of nice homes with community togetherness has appeal, too! Many of our longtime residents have […]

Fallbrook FFA wins at fair

DEL MAR — Fallbrook FFA has won another landscape award in the Drought Tolerant category at the annual event held each year in the garden/landscape area at the San Diego County (Del Mar) Fair. This year’s theme is Cinema Summer and the display represents the Lions of MGM Studios along with drought tolerant flowers, shrubs […]

A garden of hopes and dreams

FALLBROOK — The Friendly Village has many volunteers. Those who work with and for children are a special group. Among the Fallbrook Garden Club’s nearly 400 members is a dedicated and energetic bunch who show up regularly at La Paloma School. They are there to volunteer time in the garden. This has been an ongoing […]