Expert to speak at ‘Your Spring Garden’ event in Rancho Santa Fe


Just in time to get you inspired to start working in your garden for the spring and summer seasons, the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club is hosting a program titled “Your Spring Garden” on Wednesday, April 23. The featured speaker will be Carolyn Kinnon, an associate faculty member in the Horticultural Program at Mira Costa College. She is also a lecturer with the University of California’s “Healthy Garden, Healthy Home” program. Kinnon has been teaching at Mira Costa College for 11 years in plant science, plant pest control, and nursery production and management.

The presentation by Kinnon at the Garden Club will address “Preparation and Planting for Summer Growth of Vegetables, Ornamental Plants and the Common Pests of the Home Garden.” She will also talk about new plants that thrive in Southern California gardens and their requirements for the culture of our environs. There will a slide presentation and plenty of time for questions.

The evening event on April 23 starts at 6 p.m. with appetizers and wine. Kinnon will commence speaking at 6:45 p.m. and yes, everyone is welcome and invited to attend this informative program. There is no charge but a confirmation of your attendance would be appreciated. Call LaVerne at 858-756-4529.