Get set for a fun weekend of wine tasting and art appreciation in the beautiful town seaside town of Cambria, California on Friday, January 27, Saturday the 28, and Sunday January 29, 2017. Stroll the East and West Villages for wine tasting, events,and shopping during the weekend of January 27 – January 29. […]
Pinederado, a time-honored tradition will return to Cambria this Labor Day weekend. The 68th Annual Pinedorado Days celebration extends from September 2, through September 5, 2016, offering fun for the whole family. […]
Master Gardeners of San Luis Obispo County presents the The Tomato Extravaganza” on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Come taste and buy fresh home-grown tomatoes and plants. […]
Visit Cambria for Memorial Day Weekend, 2016. Celebrate Sesquicentennial (150 year birthday) on May 28, 11am – 4pm at the Cambria Historical Museum. […]
The story of tulips in Holland and the yearly “living catalogue” display of flowering bulbs at Keukenhof Park in April and May is a “not to be missed”. During the 1600’s, “Tulip Mania” took over in Amsterdam and tulips were being sold for outrageous sums. Still the bulb growing capital of the world, Amsterdam is a colorful and fascinating experience for travelers. […]
I’ve subscribed to Sunset Magazine since my young “alternative living” days. Long hair, long dresses, a little farm in the hills of the magnificent Marin County. Heavenly…… I still subscribe to Sunset magazine but my lifestyle has changed (a little). There are still chickens running around in the yard but I don’t wear long skirts. […]
At a Valentine’s garden party.
Dear Friends. I’m in the process of combining my two websites. I’ve been moving pictures and posts from Backyard Hencam to Central Coast Gardening. It will be much easier to put both gardening posts and chicken blogs on one website and I’ll be able to keep them updated […]
Agapanthus “Peter Pan”
We. in Cambria, a little village on the ocean between S.F. and L.A. are experiencing a severe drought. Our water district board, the Cambria Community Services District (CCSD) has prohibited the use of potable (treated) water on our landscapes. Here is the notice we received:
“Effective immediately the CCSD is implementing […]
Limonium, also called Statice, or sea lavender, is a drought tolerant plant that grows well in partial shade and sun. Makes great dry arrangements.
I wrote this article for the Cambrian (local publication) in October. Many people commented on it to me so I decided to pass it on to you who read […]