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Founded in 1963, the Western Horticultural Society is made up of horticulturists, botanists, landscape designers and architects, nursery people, students and avid gardeners. The monthly programs are designed to appeal to the dedicated plant lover.
We invite you to join our group of plant and gardening enthusiasts  

 

 
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  SPEAKER PROGRAM
 

Doors open at 7:00 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
Location. The Parish Hall
Christ Episcopal Church
1040 Border Road, Los Altos

Meetings are free to members.
Guests are welcome ! Fee $5.00

   
 

We have a fantastic lineups of speakers

for our 2015-2016 season

 

Starting on September 9 with
The Annual Louisa Beck Guest Lecture

 

2015

SEPTEMBER 9
JEFFRY deJONG.
Professional horticulturist, Victoria, BC.
"Historical Influences of Gardening"

OCTOBER 14
JOHN WHITTLESEY.
Owner, Canyon Creek Nursery and Design, Oroville, CA
"Keeping Company With Flowers: Native Plants for the Garden and the Pollinators They Attract."

NOVEMBER 11
BOBBY MARKOWITZ.
Landscape architect, rainwater harvesting systems, Soquel, CA.
"Strategic Planning: How to Target Net Zero Water Use for Your Garden"

DECEMBER 9 Holiday Party. Members only !
JANE STOCKLIN & SUSAN WOODMAN
Gamble Gardens, Palo Alto, CA
"Gamble Garden: Landscape of Optimism."

2016

JANUARY 13
PATRICIA ST, JOHN.
Landscape designer, instructor, Merritt College, Oakland, CA.
"Garden Design Process."

FEBRUARY 10
DREW HARWELL.
Edible garden and permaculture consultant, Palo Alto, CA
"Vegetables for All Seasons."

MARCH 9
WENDY PROUD.
California sales rep for Mountain States Wholesale Nursery.
"Transforming the Landscape of Waterwise California."

APRIL 13
TED KIPPING.
Certified and consulting arborist, Tree Shapers, LLC, San Francisco, CA
"Victor Reiter’s Garden."

MAY 11
KORA DALAGER.
Bonsai instructor and speaker, Concord, CA.
"Companion Plants: The Ultimate Small Container Garden"

 
 


 
PAST PROGRAMS
 
 
Hot Plant Picks 2012
 
Hot Plant Picks 2011
 

Hot Plant Picks 2010

 

 

 

Western Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 60507,   Palo Alto, CA 94306

info@westernhort.org