If your’e looking for some drought-tolerant landscape options, the Seven Oaks Garden Club’s spring tour should be able to sprout many ideas beyond succulents.
Other plants will also be showcased during the self-guided Wednesday, May 3 tour.
Participants are to gather at 9:30 a.m. at the Seven Oaks Community Center, 16789 Bernardo Oaks Drive in Rancho Bernardo. Once there, they will be given a map and descriptions of the eight featured gardens. Tickets are $10 for non-club members. Only cash will be accepted. Participants are to wear flat shoes. The gardens are not wheelchair accessible.
Those on the tour will have between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to visit the five gardens in Rancho Bernardo and three in Poway. A homeowner or other representative will be at each in order to answer questions, said Angela Falcone, club vice president and tour chairwoman.
“What I like is that you go to different people’s gardens to see what they have (done), you get ideas for your home and you learn things,” Falcone said.
The tips and ideas are not solely limited to plants either, she said. For example, when on a previous tour, Falcone said she learned an alternative to making one’s old concrete patio look nice without the high cost of removal…