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Mark Your Calendars for TOMATOMANIA! 2011

tomatomania.jpgThe dates for the 21st TOMATOMANIA! sales in California have been announced, and for those who grow their own tomatoes and enjoy discovering new varieties, these are events not to be missed. This year, sales will be held:

++ March 19 and 20, 2011, from 9:00am until 5:00pm
San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

++ March 25, 26, and 27, 2011, 9:00am until 5:00pm–almost 300 varieties of seedlings, and if you wear your Tomatomania! t-shirt you’ll get 10% off your purchase
The Tapia Brothers’ Farm Stand
5251 Hayvenhurst Avenue in Encino

++ April 1 and 2, 2011, 9:00am until 5:00pm
Otto and Sons Nursery in Fillmore

++ New this year: April 2 and 3, 2011
Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge

++ April 8, 9, and 10, 2011, 9:00am until 5:00pm
Flora Gardens, 245 Old Baldwin Road in Ojai
The Tomatomania! team will showcase 100 varieties at this sale.

++ April 16 and 17, 2011
Cornerstone Place in Sonoma

++ New this year: April 16 and 17, 2011
Green Scene Plant and Garden Show at the Fullerton Arboretum

For more information about TOMATOMANIA!, visit their website or their Facebook page. You can also follow Scott Daigre on Twitter for news about their preparations.