Discover a Stunning Array of Flowers, Trees and Shrubs on a Tour of Growing Grounds By Nan Sterman, Special to The Times April 26, 2007 Not long ago, the Los Angeles area was filled with specialty nurseries that grew nearly every kind of landscape plant imaginable — orchids, roses, cactus’s. The rise in property values…

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Bountiful Bouquet Awaits at Fillmore Nursery Event By Karen Lindell  Friday, April 25, 2007 Those delicate satin petals hide their stalwart nature. Roses are tough. While orange trees trembled during the January freeze, roses didn’t succumb to the shivers. “Roses don’t mind the cold,” said Scott Klittich, owner of Otto & Sons Nursery in Fillmore…

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Ventura County backroads lead to May flowers and Zoo U by Sharon Cohoon, 2005, Sunset Magazine You’re longing for a quiet country drive. You’ll find a great one around the Ventura County towns of Moorpark, Somis, and Fillmore. Here, backroads lead to lemon groves, specialty nurseries, and more. One surprise lies off the Collins Drive exit…

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