Additions to Palomares Park sculpture garden continue

Additions to Palomares Park sculpture garden continue

FALLBROOK – Co-founder of the Fallbrook Land Conservancy Vince Ross chuckled as he recalled a day in late 2002. He and his late wife Joy flew to Seattle to pick up a life-sized bronze sculpture of a mountain lion at the studio of artist Duncan McKiernan, a good friend of local artist Les Perhacs. “The […]

SDG&E offers tips for safe planting this arbor day

  SAN DIEGO – With Arbor Day almost here, San Diego Gas & Electric’s (SDG&E) award-winning Vegetation Management team is reminding customers and landscapers to plant the “Right Tree in the Right Place” this Arbor Day. When selecting trees, customers and landscapers are encouraged to keep in mind the future growth of the tree, and note that as trees […]

Community garden now open in Fallbrook

Community garden now open in Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – For those residents who are interested in gardening but don’t have a big enough yard, the Fallbrook Community Garden has space available for them to grow their own fresh produce. They can enjoy the sunshine, soil and scenery while providing healthy food choices for their family. Multiple raised garden beds, measuring 4′ wide […]

Recycle/collection events set for May 2 and 9

FALLBROOK – The County of San Diego is helping put on two special recycling/collection events in Fallbrook on May 2 and May 9 to help residents properly recycle and dispose of almost everything they can think of.           Saturday, May 2, Ingold Sports Park, 2551 Olive Hill Road The San Diego County Department of Environmental […]

No-cost chipping service available for homeowners

No-cost chipping service available for homeowners

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Residents in many wildfire-prone communities throughout San Diego County, including Fallbrook, can take advantage of a free chipping service to reduce fire hazard around their homes. Funding for this program is provided by a National Fire Plan grant from the Cooperative Fire Program of the U.S. Forest Service through the California Fire […]

Tarantulas: terrorists or just taking care of business?

Tarantulas: terrorists or just taking care of business?

One of my earliest recollections of living in Fallbrook involves my numerous encounters with tarantulas. My family built a home here in 1960, when I was four years old. As it turns out, the small hilltop near the downtown area where my parents chose to build consisted of a great deal of granite. To level […]

Fallbrook Garden Club celebrates 84 years; annual Garden Tour on Sat., April 25

Fallbrook Garden Club celebrates 84 years; annual Garden Tour on Sat., April 25

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Garden Club celebrated its 84th birthday with a cake and ice cream social at its March meeting. Special guests were former presidents Phil Nye (1977-78) and Verne Christianson (1997-98). Throughout its long history, the club has been involved in many community activities including its major fundraiser – a biennial garden tour. The […]

Fallbrook Garden Club to hear from expert on native plants

Fallbrook Garden Club to hear from expert on native plants

FALLBROOK – Greg Rubin, owner of California’s Own Native Landscape Design, will be speaking to the Fallbrook Garden Club April 28 on the significant differences between classic ornamental horticulture and native ecological approaches, which are critical to avoiding the pitfalls many have experienced. Although the methodology is different, it is not difficult and Rubin will […]

Bird Club to meet May 1

 VISTA – North County Aviculturists, pet bird owners and breeders, will meet Friday,  May 1 at 7 p.m. at Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus, Vista. The program will be presented by guest speaker Steve Duncan who will talk about the International Crane Foundation. Refreshments will be served and admission is free. For more information, visit http://sites.google.com/site/ncabirdclub/

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