Announcements – Upcoming Community Events

Watch the Valley Gardener on TV30 for great gardening tips with host Jacquie Williams-Courtright at 7:30 am and 1:30 p.m. Monday – Friday and repeated on Saturday at 7:30 & 11:00 am, and 1:30 pm & ­Sunday at 7:30 & 11:00 am, and 1:00 & 4:00 pm. View online at

The Livermore Amador Valley Garden Club will meet Thursday, May 11th. Corky Quirk will speak on Bats – Environmental Benefits and more. All meetings will be held at the Alisal School, 1454 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton. Guests are always welcome and refreshments will be served. Visit for more ­information.

The Mt. Diablo Rose Society meets the second Wednesday of the month, 7:30 p.m. in the Dublin Library, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin. Hear Dr. Lisa Tell from UC Davis talk about Hummingbirds on May 10th. For more information, visit for more information.

Fremont Garden Club meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month February – October. Guest speakers, field trips, annual garden tea. For more information, phone 510-401-0138 or email

Bringing Back the Natives Tour; Sunday, May 7, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free self-guided tour of 30 East Bay Gardens. Visit for more information.

Save the Date! Mosquitofish Give Away. Drop by the nursery on Saturday, May 13th with a pail or bucket and take away some FREE mosquitofish for your ponds or large fountains. These fish are courtesy of the Mosquito Abatement District. The hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vegetable Gardening. Join Brian on Saturday, May 13th at 10:00 a.m. He’ll discuss growing cucumbers, pumpkins and melons.

Plan to attend the Alameda County Fair – June 16 to July 9. (The fair is closed on Mondays). Log on for more information: