SDHS SCHOOL GARDEN GRANT:
San Diego Horticultural Society School Garden Grant of 2021
The San Diego Horticultural Society supports gardening education in San Diego County schools.
Our Mission To inspire and educate the people of San Diego County to grow and enjoy plants, and to create beautiful, environmentally responsible gardens and landscapes.
Our Vision To champion regionally appropriate horticulture in San Diego County.
Supporting our mission, the Hort Society wants the youth of San Diego County to experience a school garden. To help a school garden grow, the Hort Society will donate $1,000 to one school in San Diego County, and $500 to eight schools.
The Hort Society will choose awardees based on the submission of their online application. Click here to access the application or find the application on the SD Hort Society web page.
Application period opens on July 1, 2021 and closes on July 31, 2021. Recipients will be notified of the award Aug 2021. Grant funds must be spent within 6 months of award and receipts are requested to document funds spent.
For any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
August 9th Zoom Meeting, 6PM
John Forti - The Heirloom Gardener
John Forti, author of The Heirloom Gardener, as he offers a garden historian’s pathway to remembering the joys and lessons that pre-industrial technologies and heirloom garden crafts can offer if we choose to adapt them to foster a more sustainable future.Learn More
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.
Toni Gattone, The Lifelong Gardener
Toni is an adaptive gardening expert and resilience change-agent.
“As I’ve moved into the later years of my life, I’ve come to value and appreciate the gift of our resilience, and my capacity to recover, adjust and regain.
What I’ve noticed is that the more resilient my thinking and attitude become, the more resilient my approach is to almost everything in my life — including my garden.” —Toni Gattone Learn More
Saxon Holt - Gardening In Summer-Dry Climates On Zoom
Saxon Holt is a photojournalist and sole photographer of more than 30 garden books, including his recent book Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates published by Timber Press. He is the Director of the Summer-Dry Project, a Board member of Pacific Horticulture Society and owner of the PhotoBotanic Garden Library. Learn More
Gabriel Frank, Striking Succulent Gardens
Gabriel Frank is the founder of Gardens by Gabriel, a landscape design/build firm in Morro Bay, California, known for its distinctive and dramatic succulent designs.
A graduate of the New York Botanical Garden School of Professional Horticulture, he has been honored by America in Bloom and featured in Better Homes and Gardens‘s Country Garden magazine. Learn More
As a board, we have discussed the upcoming Zoom presentation on April 12th at several board meetings before deciding to go ahead with having Johanna Silver present her second book, Growing Weed in the Garden: A No-Fuss, Seed-to-Stash Guide to Outdoor Cannabis Cultivation (Abrams 2020). Learn More
The San Diego Horticultural Society honored SDHS former board member and charter member, Nan Sterman, with Horticulturist of the Year to a packed zoom house.
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. Learn More
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.
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.
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