Tag: hunters nursery

Xeriscape Garden Tour This Weekend Celebrates 10 Years

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 13, 2012, 8:00am – The Xeriscape Garden Tour will celebrate its 10th year of showcasing homes that exemplify the best in water conservation through Xeriscape landscaping. The tour is set for Saturday, July 14th and will feature 6 to 7 gardens, two nurseries and the Flower Show and Plant Sale at the PAC. Highlights of this year’s tour will include: a FireWise home, which showcases how to be both drought-tolerant and fire safe at the same time; native plant expert Orchid Black at Hunters Nursery answering questions about the benefits of native plants; and a new scavenger hunt component at each home where kids and adults can search for unique, highlighted garden art or features. Participants can start the free tour any time between 9 am and noon at Eminger’s Mountain Nursery on Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear Lake. Attendees will have until 4:00 pm to complete the self-guided tour. Booklets, a map to the locations and signs will help attendees drive from one location to the next. Sierra Club volunteers are on hand at each home to guide arrivals and point out some of the features at that home. The start location will have a number of booths on hand with information on composting, water conservation and native plants. The purpose of the tour is to educate homeowners and increase awareness of the use of...

Read More

9th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour

Sponsored by the Sierra Club Big Bear Group. Start the self guided tour at Eminger’s Mountain Nursery at 41223 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake.  Information will be available about composting, tree care, and artificial turf at the start of the tour.  Pick up your map and visit 8 homes where gardening, native plant, xeriscape, and firewise experts will explain how to transform your landscape.  Complete your tour by 4:00 pm.  Free.  For additional information, contact Christie Walker at (909)...

Read More

The Local Buzz