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Expect Savory Scents for a Garden Potluck

Last year’s party filled the garden.

Last year’s party filled the garden.

The public is invited to join the annual Spring Fling community potluck on Sunday, April 27, at the South Laguna Community Garden, from 2-5 p.m.

Enjoy the music and meet your neighbors in the garden, Eagle Rock Way and Coast Highway.

Bring drinks, a dish that serves 10 and reusable tableware. Michelle Haynes will provide “Zero Waste” recycling stations.

Want to help? Come at 9 a.m. to help prepare for the Fling!


Garden Lovers Explore Crescent Bay

Tickets are on sale for the Laguna Beach Garden Club’s Gate & Garden Tour, which this year peeks into the private yards of Crescent Bay on Saturday, May 3.

A Crescent Bay yard included in this year garden tour, set for May 3.

A Crescent Bay yard included in this year garden tour, set for May 3.

The $45 per person fundraiser offers a map, brochure, and round trip shuttle between the registration area and garden route, valet parking for a fee, homemade refreshments and  club docents to answer questions.

The self-guided tour offers a rare peek into secluded gardens, which range from tidy traditional charmers, to stylish modern retreats, to the enviable grounds of a chateau.

Comfortable walking shoes are a must to navigate stairs and pathways.  Unfortunately gardens are not handicap accessible or suitable for young children.

Tickets may be purchased at Laguna Drug, Laguna Nursery or Dana Point Nursery, or on line at lagunabeachgardenclub.org and by mail: P.O. Box 362, Laguna Beach, CA 92652. Tour day tickets are $50.

Info: Nancy Englund, tour chair, [email protected] or 949.497.9086 or lagunabeachgardenclub.org for more information.


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