Wednesday, September 26, 2018

2018-19 Program Schedule

2018 - 2019
Sept. 26  Presentation on Permaculture with Peter Ash, Certified Permaculture Designer.
 Peter is an organic farmer with over 45 years of experience. 

Oct. 24: Class:  making a succulent pumpkin with Candy Sharda, our Vice-President and Program Chairman.  Bring a medium to large pumpkin, small clippers and cuttings,if you have them.  The club will provide moss and glue.

Jan. 23: Jeremy Bugarchich, Curator of Collections at the San Diego Botanical Garden.  Jeremy will give us a tour of the greenhouses and conservatory.
Feb. 20 Allan Dodd, PHD in Plant Pathology will speak on the
Irish potato famine which occurred in Ireland in Sept. 1845
and continued to 1852.

Mar. 20 Robert Snyder, our Treasurer, will demonstrate indoor and outdoor composting for your garden.

Apr. 24 Field trip to the Orchid Museum where Sarah Moreno will speak on orchid care. Plants will be available for sale.

May  22 Presentation on hummingbirds and butterflies in the garden 
with Master Gardener, Marsha Van Loy.  Marsha will also cover how to ensure healthy soil for your plants. 

June 10 SDGC is Hosting the Palomar District Summer Meeting.
SDGC will provide the luncheon,  Nan Steman, Hostess of 
“A Growing Passion”, a PBS television program.  Nan 
will be presenting garden treasures from Mexico and the 

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Meeting Announcement

Come to our meeting on Wednesday, September 26
9:30 am       Coffee and Social
10:00          Meeting
11:00          Program: Permaculture, presented
                       by Peter Ash

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Field Trip to Garden by the Sea - May 23

Garden by the Sea is a wonderful succulent nursery in Leucadia.  They have imaginative container gardens.  Our talk includes picking companion plants to put in succulent pots.  Check out their website

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Meeting Announcement

  Come to our Meeting on Wednesday, Nov 15th 
 9:30     Coffee and Social       
 10:00   Business Meeting
 11:15   Program:  Make a holiday succulent ring with a candle

You will need to bring a 2-3 inch wide candle but all other supplies will be provided.

  Note: the November meeting is a week earlier than usual, due to Thanksgiving

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Meeting Announcement

Our next meeting will be Wednesday September 27, 2017 in the Ecke Building at San Diego Botanic Garden.  Guests welcome.  

                                        9:30am     Coffee and Social Time + Board Members meet for Photo Shoot
                                        10:00        Business Meeting
                                        11:00        Program: Tony Gurnoe, Interim Director of Horticulture at San Diego Botanic Garden

        An entertaining speaker, Tony will talk to us about basic botany and plant identification. He beganworking at the Garden in 2008, left after several years to start an organic truck garden in Fallbrook, then returned this year when the Horticulture Manager position opened up. He alstakes fantastic photographs of amazing flowers/plants he comes across, which you can see at his Internet site