Gardening Guide Book Release


Join us at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden on Saturday December 14th at 1PM at the Garden’s education Pavilion as we celebrate the release of the Fifth  Edition of 128 of Our Best gardening book for drought-minded landscaping on the central coast. This book release party will include refreshments provided by California Fresh Market, a visual presentation of some of our favorite, hardy and beautiful plants at the Garden by Ron Kindig, the book’s editor, followed by a docent-led tour through the Garden at 2PM.

The Book Release Celebration is suggested donation of $5 for Garden members / $10 non-members. For more information visit

128 of Our Best is a full color reference guide, featuring 128 water-thrifty plants suited to the warm and dry mediterranean climate of San Luis Obispo County.  The information listed with each plant includes photos, a botanical name, common name, suggested uses (i.e. border, ground cover, wall plant), and the plants’ sun and soil preference. 128 of Our Best is being sold at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Shop; open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Printing made possible with the generous support of California Fresh Market. Before you rejuvenate your landscape pick-up a copy of 128 of Our Best.  This guide for the home or professional gardener will help you create a landscape that is colorful, easy to maintain, and saves money on your water bill. So, help yourself while supporting a local non-profit organization, purchase 128 of Our Best before they sell out.

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Event Dates

December 14, 2019

Event Location

3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Event Type

  • Live Events