Rose trimming time

Roses should be trimmed; if not already done, they should be done soon. In trimming mature rose bushes, cut down to about 18 inches and cut out the center branches to create an open center so the remaining branches point outward. The Fallbrook United Methodist Church has a large garden with rose bushes of many […]

Demonstration pruning seminar sponsored by SOF

Save Our Forest is bringing Mark Wizniewski, certified arborist and landscape architect, to Fallbrook for a pruning workshop on Saturday, January 22, at 10 a.m. He will demonstrate at the Palomares House, 1815 S. Stage Coach Lane. The seminar is free and the community is invited to attend. It is exactly at the right time […]

Jr. Garden Club makes wreaths

Members of La Paloma School’s Junior Garden Club made holiday grapevine wreaths with the help of Fallbrook Garden Club volunteers in their after school garden program.

Mark B. Kirk

“New, Best and Brightest” reads the brochure for Mark Kirk’s newest home building project in Fallbrook. This house, with over 5,000 square feet, is an incredible creation with wrought iron and glass entry doors that look like they belong in a Tuscan villa. Italian influence is noticeable throughout the home and the living room has […]

Garden and landscape trends for the future

The wave of greening and enhancing the surroundings about our homes is growing day by day. More people are taking measures to enhance their landscapes and creating environments to meet their family needs. I have been a landscape designer for some 40 years and have seen a tremendous reconnection to the earth by people wanting […]

Garden Club meets Jan. 27

The January general meeting of the Fallbrook Garden Club will be held Thursday, January 27 at the Grand Tradition, 1602 S. Mission Rd. at 9:30 am. The program speaker will be Landscape Designer Pamela Hornfelt, who will present a slide presentation entitled “Personalizing Your Garden Space”, offering ideas for turning garden or architectural detriments into creative and admired […]

Save our Forest gets California ReLeaf Support

FALLBROOK — Save Our Forest (SOF) is the recipient of a big boost for tree maintenance for Fallbrook Treescape Project. The California ReLeaf 2004 Urban Forestry Grant Program and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are the funding sources of the recent grant received by SOF. Incorporated nonprofit organizations, citizen groups, and volunteer […]

Garden Club evening

The evening section of the Fallbrook Garden Club will meet Wednesday, January 19, at 7 p.m. at the Fallbrook Public Utility District at 990 E. Mission Rd. The speaker for the evening will be Matt McLeod, whose area of expertise is water gardens. Tickets are available for the “Hearts and Flowers Luncheon” to be held […]

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