Deadline for holiday poinsettias is approaching fast—
Sun., Nov. 22 is the deadline to pre-order holiday Poinsettias from the Dos Valles Garden Club for pick-up at the Club’s Holiday Poinsettia and Plant Sale, 8 am to noon, Sat., Dec. 5 at the Martin Gang Ranch, 28933 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center. Seven varieties of Poinsettias in six-inch pots are available for $9 each, including Red, White, Burgundy, Monet, Shimmer Surprise, Ice Punch and Winter Rose.
The Valley Center-grown plants come foil-wrapped and sleeved for gift giving. Some varieties will be available at the Dec. 5 sale, but pre-ordering provides the best selection.
In addition, planted bowls, evergreen and succulent wreaths, outdoor and patio plants–plus an ornament swap–will be offered at the Plant Sale.
For photos of the Poinsettia varieties and an order form, go to www.dosvallesgardenclub.org. Mail the filled-out form and a check to Sally Sanderson, 10123 West Lilac Road, Escondido, CA, 92026 before the Nov. 22 deadline. The Poinsettia sale is a DVGC fundraiser to support community activities and scholarships for local students.
VC Optimists plan smoked ham sales—
Sale of smoked hams will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of Fat Ivor’s Rib Rack, 27961 Valley Center Road, from Saturday, Nov. 14 through Monday, Nov. 23. Proceeds benefit various Valley Center youth programs.