Seaside Gardens, the Carpinteria nursery specializing in water-wise plants from Australia, South Africa and other regions similar in climate to Southern California, is holding a sale May 11 and 12. (Pictured here: Melianthis major, a.k.a. honey bush.) Plants are 20%, and events are planned for Mother's Day. RSVP to (805) 684-6001. The nursery is at 3700 Via Real, Carpinteria.
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