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April 10th at 7:30pm

Five Seasons:

The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Documentary movie night


The Garden House at Shoup Park

400 University Ave., Los Altos.

The documentary Five Seasons:

The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, delves into his creative process through his sketches, gardens, and intimate discussions between award winning film maker Thomas Piper.

We will visit Oudolf’s personal garden, Hummelo, through four seasons

as well as some of his signature public works projects such as the High Line in New York City, the Millennium Park in Chicago

and several others including his new garden installation at Hauser & Wirth in Somerset,

in Southwest England, which he considers

his best work yet.

Read more about Piet Oudolf 


As a special treat, our April meeting will diverge from our usual meetings with vendors for your spring garden shopping!

In attendance will be

California Home & Garden of Campbell

selling unique hand forged metal garden art, Sherry and John Hall’s Terra Sole Nursery, Katie Wong’s Alivensilk Nursery,

and Nancy Schramm’s Carmen’s Nursery,

as well as plants propagated from

Betsy Clebsch’s garden.

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Plant Share

Look around your garden and bring us a sample of what you love most in your early spring garden. Or, do you have a plant you would love but can’t seem to get it to love you back?

Bring it and get some suggestions from your fellow members on how to improve your relationship!


When you’re nervous about stepping outside of your comfort zone, remind yourself;

“It feels scary because it’s unfamiliar, not because I’m incapable.”

~Michelle C. Clark

Vice president, Board members and Corresponding Secretary; 

these positions are still open.

Get to know your fellow WHS members and help keep the society vibrant and well rounded. If you have an interest in helping in any one of these capacities, or feel you can help in any other way, feel free to e-mail us at or speak to any of the current board members.


Carman's Nursery
Nancy Schramm
8470 Pharmer Road,
Gilroy, CA 95020
hours: Thur, Fri, Sun 10am-5pm
408 841-2313

Pam Callaghan Horticulturist
Landscape Design
707 895-3958

Eden Garden
Urban Farm
Barbara Scott

Hammerschmidt Construction
Design Build Residential Remodeling Contractor, Will Install Hardscape
1574 Country Club Drive,  
Los Altos, CA 94024
650 948-4200

Inviting Gardens
Christine Gertner
Garden Design

415 722-0992

Jeremy Moss
Waterwise Irrigation & Sprinklers
408 220-8092

NativeVista Gardening
Sandy Morgans
650 799-1217

Sage Creek Horticulture
Susan Stansbury
Environmental Design & Fine Gardening

San Marcos Growers, Inc
Mike Craib, Sales Representative

Terra Sole Nursery LLC


Become a Western Hort Member!

Our membership year extends from September through August.

Dues paid now will be for the 2023-24 membership year.

WHS has a great list of speakers for the year. Don’t miss any updates.

Please submit your renewal and payment

using the Membership form found on our Membership page and mail to:
WHS PO Box 166, Mountain View, CA 94042. You can also pay online. Please go to our membership page on our website


JOIN TODAY and receive:

  • Free admission to monthly programs, monthly newsletters,                               links to Zoom presentations and video-recordings, (9x per year) 

  • Members only Garden Tours

  • Members only Events,                       Holiday Party & Summer Picnic

  • Members only Speakers Dinner

  • 10% discount at participating business partners

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