Shawn Leong was no more than 10 years old when he picked up a broom and began to pay his dues in the family business.In dutifully sweeping his family’s dusty flower shop floor, Leong’s flower and garden apprenticeship began. “They are all very good memories,” Leong, 50, said, also recalling sharpening pencils for the family business before the age of computers. “We all went to school, but being around flowers and the nursery … it grows on you.” Read More
If your green thumb is feeling a little brown, or you just want to get some fresh gardening ideas for spring, you might want to check out the educational programs at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show.
In addition to the display gardens and the marketplace, the event offers seminars all five days, morning through evening. The variety of presentations will fit any schedule and any experience level. Read More
Gardeners know the three harbingers of spring in the Bay Area: more sunlight, warmer breezes and the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show.
The 25th annual show, running March 24-28 at the San Mateo Event Center, offers information on the new and best gardening practices, as well as exciting exhibits from the Bay Area’s most creative landscape designers, and garden activities to engage children and adults. Read More