Gardening in Difficult Times

Oct 27, 2015

Barrel_Clavering_Essex_EnglandToo hot, too dry, too steep, too shady. The obstacles to a thriving garden are many, but help has arrived at Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer.

On October 29, come learn how to harvest rain, through time-tested techniques and new methods, “including current legal uses for collected water, from an acclaimed local garden designer.”

On November 5, come for “Going to Extremes: Gardening in Tough Places.”

“A horticulturist’s gallery of common and less-known plants for heat, shade, heavy soils, steep slopes and wet spots, plus tips for gardening in difficult situations.”


Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer
Thursday, Oct. 29th, 9:30 a.m.-noon: Water Harvesting in Dry Times
Thursday, Nov. 5th, 9:30 a.m.-noon: Going to Extremes
Arboretum, Palm Rm., 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia 91007
Cost per class: $20
Reservations or may pay at door
Register by calling 1.626.821.4623
Or email






Photo, rain barrel, by Acabashi (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

Photo, rain on leaf, by Tdlucas5000 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.



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