Los Angeles


tomatomania.jpgTomatomania!TM, the country’s largest tomato seedling sale, will be celebrating its 16th year this year with the following upcoming events in Southern California.

Sunday, April 2, 2006 from 10:00am-5:00pm
Thom Macias and James Pepper, the proprietors of Party On La Cienega and its sister stores, The Good Life, Wrap/Scissors/Paper, and Baby, Baby, are hosting an urban Tomatomania! location. Some favorites may be in short supply, so please stop by early:
Party On La Cienega
350 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA (phone: 310.659.8717)

Thursday, April 27, through Sunday, April 30 (Thursday-Saturday, 10-5; Sunday 11-5)
One of the most unique garden shows ever, South Coast Plaza will host some of the most unique tomatoes anywhere as Tomatomania! makes its fourth appearance in Costa Mesa. Representatives will be there all four days, during regular retail hours.
Southern California Spring Garden Show at South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA (phone: 800.782.8888; web)

Saturday and Sunday, May 6 & 7; (Sat: 8:00am-4:30pm; Sun: 9:00am-4:30pm)
Just when you thought you had enough tomatoes…you might find a variegated-leafed one at the Tomatomania! table at the LA Garden Show! Tomatomania! plans to feature the weird and wonderful this weekend at the Arboretum and offer you some wonderful characters you just won’t be able to resist. (Note that there is an admission charge for this event.)
LA Garden Show (Baldwin Bonanza 2006)
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden
301 Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA (phone: 626.821.3222; web

For additional information, or to sign up for Tomatomania! updates, please visit their web site.