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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  

 

   
SPEAKER PROGRAM

Doors open at 7:00 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
Location.
Los Altos Youth Center
1 North San Antonio Road
Los Altos. CA 94022

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

 

 
Salta Region, Northern Argentina
Beneficial insects
Pruning a dormant fruit tree
 
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WHS PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS
 
 
 
 
 

We have an outstanding lineup of speakers

for our 2016-2017 season

 

Starting on September 14 with
The Annual Louisa Beck Guest Lecture
 
2016
 
SEPTEMBER 14
CHRISTOPHER WOODS
Writer, Garden Designer and Consultant, Benicia, CA
"The Spell of the Sensuous"
 
OCTOBER 12
ROLANDO URIA
Agricultural Engineer, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Salvias of Northern Argentina"
 
NOVEMBER 9
BRIAN KEMBLE
Curator, Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek,CA
"A Succulent for Every California Garden"
 
DECEMBER 14 Holiday Party. Members and Guests only !
A Celebration of Dick & Helaine Dunmire with Music by the 27 Strings
Dick was a founding member of the Western Horticultural Society.

See this link for more information
 
2017
 
JANUARY 11
NANCY GARRISON
Garden Consultant/Owner of All Things Edible, San Jose, CA
"Designing Fruit Trees into the Garden"
 
FEBRUARY 8
FREDERIQUE LAVOIPIERRE
Director of Education at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. CA
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Beneficial Insects in the Garden"
 
MARCH 8
JEFF ROSENDALE
Co-owner with his wife, Lisa, of Sierra Azul Nursery,Watsonville, CA.
"Mediterranean Climate : Create Beauty with Appropriate Plants and Less Lawn"
 
APRIL 12
BART O'BRIEN
Manager the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Oakland, CA
"Flora of the Oaxaca region of Mexico"
 
MAY 10
DAXIN LIU
WHS Board Member and Treasurer; Mountain View,CA
"Fragrant Plants Throughout the Season"
 
 

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