What’s coming up

Northwest Flower and Garden Festival, Seattle, WA

February 20, 2019, 12:30 pmFrom Sustainability to Stewardship: New Insights from Renowned English Gardens  

February 21, 2019, 1:45 pm, Hot Color, Dry Garden: Color Filled Earth-Friendly Gardens

San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show

March 2 2019, 11 am, Spice Up Your Life with Home Grown Herbs; hands-on herb planting workshop

March 3 2019, 11 am, Spice Up Your Life with Home Grown Herbs; hands-on herb planting workshop

Use the discount code NANS for free tickets!

Seed Starting Workshops

I bring all the seeds, planting supplies, and equipment. We talk all about seeds and starting seeds.  Then, we dig in!
After a few hours’ work, you’ll take home your entire summer vegetable garden, seeded and ready to sprout: tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, melons, pumpkins, sunflowers, marigolds, cucumbers, zucchini, zinnias, squashes, basil, tomatillo, cilantro, and more!  Space is limited and reservations are required.

March 6, 2019, 6:30 pm to 9 pm, Balboa Park, San Diego.  reserve your spot here

March 10, 2019, 4 pm to 6:30 pm, Mission Hills Nursery, San Diego, CA 92103, reserve your spot here

March 16, 2019, 9:30 am to noon, Community Roots Farm, Oceanside, CA 92057, reserve your spot here

March 17, 2019 , 12 pm to 2:30 pm, Bancroft Center, Spring Valley, CA 91977, reserve your spot here

March 24, 1 pm to 3:30 pm, Vesper Vineyards, Escondido, CA 92029, reserve your spot here


A Growing Passion

April, 2019, Season Seven of A Growing Passion TV show with Nan Sterman debuts six new shows.  Shows air on KPBS Television in San Diego, Thursdays at 8:30 pm, Saturdays at 3:30 pm

All new and past episodes are posted at

Southern California Horticultural Society

May 9, 2019, 7 pm, Hot Color, Dry Garden, Friendship Auditorium, Los Angeles, California

Palomar District Garden Clubs

June 10, 2019, 9 am, Hot Color, Dry Garden, San Diego Botanic Garden