May Zoom Meeting
May 10th Meeting, 6PM
Gabriel Frank, Striking Succulent Gardens
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. See 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.
Dennis Mudd, Creator of CalscapeCalscape, created by Dennis Mudd, is an online resource you won't want to miss. The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) has been working in partnership with Dennis Mudd, creator of Calscape, to bring this outstanding resource to the attention of more gardeners. The unique aspect of what Dennis has created is the site's ease of use: just type in your address and find out what native plants grow there.
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. To celebrate, Nan took those in attendance on a magical journey around the world and around the county to some of the gardens that inspire her, and for those who missed the live event here is her outstanding presentation made just for this evening.
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.
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.
In this presentation Peter shares images from orchids in the wild and describe the goals and methods of the conservation group.
Following Peter’s presentation, Debby Halliday, President of the San Diego County Orchid Society, will provide a quick lesson on how to become a better orchid grower.
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 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.
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
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.