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October 11

Zoom Meeting, 6PM
Robin Kobaly Presents "The Desert Underground"


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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.

September Meeting


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May Meeting

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

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April Meeting
 
Johanna Silver, Growing Weed in the Garden

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

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March Meeting

All About Cork with Pamela Hyatt

A few years ago, after a visit to Portugal that included a visit to a stopper production factory, Pamela Koide Hyatt learned about Cork,
Quercus suber. Learn More

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February Meeting
Nature Restoration Landscaping  -
Dennis Mudd, Creator of Calscape

Calscape, created by Dennis Mudd, is an online resource you won't want to miss. Learn More

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January Meeting 
SDHS 2021 Horticulturist of the Year
Nan Sterman

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. 

Please go to Nan's link tree below to visit her website, buy her book, watch her award winning KPBS TV show and sign up for her newsletters and much more. Learn More

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December Meeting 
2021 Citrus in Southern California: A History and Growing Primer
John Clements, San Diego Botanic Garden Horticultural Manager 

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

November Meeting 
Conserving Orchids in the Wild and Growing them at Home
Peter Tobias and Debby Halliday

In this presentation Peter shares images from orchids in the wild and describe the goals and methods of the conservation group. Learn More

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October Meeting 
Manzanitas & More - Creating Garden Structure with Natives
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!

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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. 

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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. 

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

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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