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July Meeting

Monday,  July 8, 2019

Michael Wilken-Robertson Kumeyaay Ethnobotany

Join us on July 8 for a presentation by anthropologist and California State University, San Marcos professor, Michael Wilken-Robertson. Wilken-Robertson’s talk, based on his recent book, Kumeyaay Ethnobotany, will explore the ways in which California’s original peoples and their descendants used their extensive knowledge of local flora and fauna to sustain their culture and lifestyle.  

  • Presentations at 6:45 PM
  • Free for SDHS Members
  • $15 Non-members (pay at check-in)
  • Parking free for everyone

August Meeting

Monday,  August 12, 2019

Fat Plants: Caudiciforms and Other Succulents

Al Klein is the owner of Botanic Wonders nursery, in Vista, which specializes in growing and selling rare and exotic plants, including cycads, and rare succulents. On August 12, he will tell us all about some of the most special plants in his nursery, the so-called “Fat Plants.” Al says that of all the succulents available in the market place, fat plants (caudiciforms) are his favorites.

    Congregation Beth Israel 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92122 
    • Presentations at 6:45 PM
    • Free for SDHS Members
    • $15 Non-members (pay at check-in)
    • Parking free for everyone

      September Meeting

      Monday,  September 9, 2019

      Dry Gardens: High Style for Low Water Gardens

      Details to come

      Congregation Beth Israel 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92122 

      Details to come.

      • Presentations at 6:45 PM
      • Free for SDHS Members
      • $15 Non-members (pay at check-in)
      • Parking free for everyone


      Pacific Horticulture Society

      People Connecting with the Power of Gardens


      Pacific Horticulture Society is advocating for gardens to be at the epicenter of push-back on climate change, and for gardeners to be on the forefront of advancing environmental literacy. Known for the widely-recognized Pacific Horticulture publication, Pac Hort is expanding its mission to include programming connecting people with the power of gardens for enriching lives and healing our environment.

      This is an exciting time. We’re bringing cutting-edge horticulture and emerging environmental science to our community through new programs, our much-loved publications, and expanded relationships with place-based organizations from B.C. to Baja. PHS members receive print versions of all our publications as well as discounts on our superior educational programs and inspiring garden events, as well as reduced pricing on international and domestic PHS tours.

      San Diego Horticultural Society has become an Affiliate Member Organization (AMO). A key benefit to members is a 20% discount on the full PHS membership which includes the print magazine and discounts on programs and tours. SDHS can share the new digital edition of Pacific Horticulture with all its members. Also, you can sign up for the free monthly newsletter that features relevant, richly informative articles from more than a decades of archives, on the PHS website.

      Whether you’ve been with us for years or are new to Pacific Horticulture Society, we invite you to join us. Come with us as we move into our next 50 years. Become a member, renew, or extend your membership today, or give us a call at 510-849-1627 or email us at office@pacifichorticulture.org.


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      Second Monday of the month, except June and December,
      from 6 to 8:30 PM

      Congregation Beth Israel
      9001 Towne Centre Drive
      San Diego, CA  92122

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