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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.
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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
Except for special programs

   
   
 

WHS 50th ANNIVERSARY

We have a interesting lineups of speakers

for our 2013-2014 season

 

 

SEPTEMBER 11: NICHOLAS STADDON
Monrovia Nurseries, Director of New Plants, Monrovia, CA
“Too Much is Not Enough”

OCTOBER 9 : HELEN POPPER
Author, CNPS, Santa Clara, CA
“Maintaining Native Plants Throughout the Seasons”

NOVEMBER 13: DYLAN HANNON
Curator – Conservatory and Tropical Collections, Huntington Botanic Gardens, San Marino, CA
"Bulbs for the Collector"

DECEMBER 11: WARREN ROBERTS Members only
Superintendent Emeritus UC Davis Arboretum
"Top Ten Plants that Changed the Landscapes of California and the Bay Area"

JANUARY 8, 2014 : PANAYOTI KELAIDIS
Senior Curator and Director of Outreach, Denver Botanic Garden, Denver, CO
“The Great Gardens of Central Europe”

FEBRUARY 12: JASON MARTINEZ
San Francisco Botanic Garden at Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco, CA
“Magnificent Magnolias at San Francisco Botanic Garden”

MARCH 12: ANDREW SUTHERLAND, Ph.D, BCE
Bay Area IPM Advisor,UCCE Alameda County Arboretum
"Invasive Exotic Pests in Urban Landscapes"

APRIL 9: CHRISTY O’HARA
Landscape Architecture Department
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
“Hearst Castle: The History and Design of the Gardens”

MAY 14: MARTIN GRANTHAM
Biology Department, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
“Ferns for the California Garden and Under a Microscope”

MORE WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER IN 2014

 

 
 


 
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P.O. Box 60507,   Palo Alto, CA 94306

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