Time and Temp


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• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Lavander
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium


• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb
• Parsley
• Strawberries


Fourth of July and Visits With Hens


Brooke and Don at San Simeon Beach

We had visitors over the Fourth of July weekend. On our agenda was playing in the sand and water at San Simeon Beach, peeking over the bluffs at the elephant seals along Hwy. 1, watching the Cayucos parade, and of course, exclaiming over fireworks ignited over the […]

Cambria Garden Tour a Success


The garden is ready!

The big day finally came! The Cambria Garden Tour, sponsored by New Dawn Montessori School each spring, always has a big turnout from people all over Central California. Many of the visitors have second homes here in Cambria and are here for the weekend, many are locals, and many come […]

Garden Club Annual Spring Trip


First Stop Rose Nursery

The Cambria Garden Club has hosted an overnight annual spring trip for the past 30 years. This year it was no different. For most of the thirty years, the club has alternated between northern and southern California, visiting such places as the Huntington Gardens, Golden Gate Park and Botanical Gardens, […]