‘Jewels of the Backcountry’
— Annette Williams
Wildflowers aren’t just nature’s gift to the landscape — offering effortless enjoyment to all who pass by. They also serve a purpose in supporting the efforts of home gardeners.
The “Jewels of the Backcountry” Wildflower Show, to be presented May 3 to 5 by Julian Woman’s Club, will help the community discover which wildflowers grow best in the area, learn how to conserve them for future generations, and appreciate their unique charms.
“We don’t just display beautiful wildflowers,” said event chair Karen Kincaid. “We educate the public about our region, and how all of us can have a little bit of this Garden of Eden in our own backyards.”
The show will feature related art and science projects from local students, in addition to raffle drawings and sales of books and plants.
Doors will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Julian Town Hall, 2129 Main St. Admission is free. Visit www.julianwomansclub.org.
Because of this year’s abundant rainfall, organizers anticipate an increase in the number of flowers on display, which are sure to delight gardeners and non-gardeners with their beauty and vitality.