Wildflower Festival arrives

Wildflower Festival arrivesRemember how fragrant sand verbena used to carpet the desert at this time of year? You can still enjoy lush clusters of this beautiful desert plant (as pictured) just to the west of the Ridgecrest landfill. While you’re at it, visit the multiple wildflower-themed events featured by the Ridgecrest Wildflower Festival this weekend. See summaries of events throughout this News Review.

Photo by Liz Babcock

Story First Published: 2014-04-09