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December Meeting 

Citrus in Southern California:
A History and Growing Primer

Presented by 
John Clements

Monday, December 14, 6PM - Zoom meeting!

A pictorial history of citrus in Southern California. Using antique photographs, citrus expert and horticultural historian John Clements will lead us on a tour of the places that made citrus famous in California and share stories of the people that made the citrus golden age happen. We will also discuss citrus varieties for our area and their cultivation.

Join in at 6 pm (PST) on zoom. Link to the live zoom meeting will be emailed to the membership a few weeks prior to the event. The meeting will be recorded and the recording will be uploaded to the San Diego Horticultural Society's YouTube channel the week following the live presentation for those who missed it or wish to see it again.

Previous Zoom Meetings

If you missed a zoom meeting or want to watch all or part of it again: Meetings recordings are now available via  SDHS YouTube Channel, or use the links below.

October Meeting 
Manzanitas & More - Creating Garden Structure with Natives

Presented by Su Kraus, Moosa Creek Nursery

.The focus of this presentation is on utilizing hardy, evergreen native shrubs to create the all important backbone of your garden design, attention will be given to the wildlife benefits and bloom cycle that will add interest and activity in the garden and finish up with helpful hints on how to select your plants and where to find them!

View Recorded YouTube Meeting 

September Meeting 
A Live Zoom Horticultural Concert! 

View this special Zoom Concert of horticulturally rich songs with recording artists Dominique Arciero and her husband, Sean Watkins, of the Grammy-Winning band, Nickle Creek. 

Karen England, the new San Diego Horticultural Society president, discusses growing and using the plants featured in the songs.  This live, special broadcast was from “Stage B” (the porch) at Karen England’s home, Edgehill Herb Farm, in honor of her installation as president. 

August Meeting 
Kate Sessions’ World Wide Web of Horticulture
Nancy Carol Carter, Landscape Historian 

Kate Sessions is well known as a San Diego local and regional horticultural influence, but her place within a large professional network of horticulturists is less-well known. This presentation reviews the personal biography of Sessions and introduces many of the botanists, nursery owners, landscapers and others within her national and international circle of friends and correspondents. 

July Meeting 
2019 San Diego County Superbloom
Jim Bishop, Past SD Horticultural Society President

Did you miss the 2019 superbloom?  Well it wasn't just poppies.

We revisit the 2019 superbloom from January to July spanning 25 sites from the deserts, mountains, inland valleys and to the coast.  Join Jim to experience some of his best wildflowers discoveries.  You'll be surprised at the variety of wildflowers that grow all within our county. 

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