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Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

Original post made on Apr 16, 2014

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because of current drought conditions.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7:56 AM

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Posted by Vivian
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:08 am

I heard they had to cancel because they did not have enough participants this year. Just saying.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:48 am

I believe that the water needs of dogs and cats are equal to the needs of humans.

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Posted by Rose
a resident of Amador Estates
on Apr 16, 2014 at 1:04 pm

Continue garden tours of drought tolerant ones since most of us are interested in going that way. Thank you for the work for animals

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Posted by Steve
a resident of Ironwood
on Apr 16, 2014 at 4:33 pm

@Rose check out the May 4th show at

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Posted by Dry Gardener
a resident of Stoneridge
on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:22 am

How sad. It could have been an opportunity to illuminate the beauties of native and drought tolerant gardens. These plantings fill my garden, which has been in garden tours, as well as featured in several state/municipal water saving campaigns.

A wealth of resources is available to help homeowners and landscapers make that transformation.

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Posted by highdiver
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Too bad they couldnt have trucked in some of the 38 million gallons of drinking water the City of Portland dumped because some kid took a pee in a reservoir there.

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