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Index to pictures of some recent and past PHGSC events and other miscellaneous "happenings"...

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2017

  Mar 24 - PHGSC travels to visit FILOLI Estate and Gardens in Woodside (pictures by Maria Genova)  
  Mar 7 - Membership Meeting and Program "Step Back in Time:  The Gardens at Filoli" (slides from meetig business, events, Q&A) 
  Feb 24 - PHGSC travels to Pacific Orchid  & Garden Exposition... orchids, orchids, orchids
  Feb 7 - Membership Meeting and Program "The Care and Growing of Fruit Trees" (slides from meetig business, events, Q&A)
  Jan 19 - 2017 Plant Sale organizing meeting @ CCWD @ 7pm

  Jan 3 - Membership Meeting and Program... meeting slides including upcoming events

2016    

       Dec  - Membership Meeting, Holiday Potluck, and Program
       Nov 1 - Membership Meeting and Program ... "The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons Learned From the Ruth Bancroft Garden"
                    (meeting slides including Garden Events and Q&A)
                    Fall-Winter_Care_of_Fruit_Trees.pdf
from MGCC's Our Garden Wednesday Oct 28 Seminar
        Oct 4 -
Membership Meeting (meeting slides) and Program "Sustainable Aesthetics to Enhance Both Gardens and the Earth"
                    with Saxon Holt
      
        Sep
        Aug 2 --
Membership Meeting, Potluck, (meeting slides)...and Program "Good Trees for Pleasant Hill" with MIchael Baefsky (PDF)
        July  -- no meeting
        June 7  
Membership Meeting and Program "Herbs are Hot" with Rose Loveall-Sale, owner-operator Morningsun Herb Farm
 
                    Meeting Agenda, photos, events (slides)       
                     
Rose's Morningsun Herb Farm's "Herbal All Stars (PDF)
        June 4    
PHGSC's "Gardeners Among Us" Tour  (slides)
        May 7   
PHGSC's Annual Plant Sale    (slides)   
        May       
Membership Meeting and Program  TBP 
        April 5   
Membership Meeting and Program ""Plant Choices for the California Landscapewith Janet Sluis,
                               Director of the Sunset Western Garden Collection.... Slides from Agenda, Q&A and Events (click)  
                                Janet Sluis's Plant List "Not Just Another Pretty Face:  Multi Purpose Plants for California Landscapes" (click)                   
   
    March 1  Membership Meeting and Program "Mediterranean Gardening From the Ground Up" 
                               with Marlene Simon, Horticulturist, UC Davis Bot ...

                        Slides from Agenda, Q&A, and Events (click)  ... Marlene's presentation (it's big and on her server...) (click)
        Feb 2      
Membership Meeting and Program "The Incredible Wild Iris" with Stan Morgan, President, Mt. Diablo Iris Society
                        Slides from Agenda, Q&A, and Events (click)
                      
 Click to read and/or download Stan's "Growing Iris Tips" for Bearded Iris or for Beardless Iris
        Jan 5th
   Membership Meeting and Program..."Bullet Proof Plants for the East Bay" with Troy McGregor of Ruth Bancroft Gardens
                 
         meeting and January 2016 garden events slides (click)... Plant of the Month, Scilla Peruviana (slides)                         

2015    

Dec 1st    Membership Meeting, Potluck, and Program..."Herbal Teas and Tasting" with Hollie Lucas-Alcalay
                 
meeting and December garden event slides (click)... Hollie's Program slides (click)                

Nov 3rd    Membership Meeting and Program..."Living With Wildlife in Your Garden" by Joan Morris, Columnist, Contra Costa Times,
                  and Bay Area News Group and November Gardening Events of Local Interest and  
Chill hours (meeting slides)

Oct 6th    Membership Meeting and Program..."Environmental Benefits of Bats" by Corky Quirk of Northern California Bats

                and October Gardening Events of Interest (meeting slides) and  Plant of the Month "Amaryllis belladonna"

 Sep 8th   Members invited and visit Markham Arboretum for an evening tour of the International Garden and Nursery...
                because of excessive heat, only the Nursery is visited along with a presentation on some of the unique plants in Markham's Nursery
                ... pictures.... and list of plants (with links) displayed at Ryan Penn's presentation

Sep 1st...
Membership Meeting and Program..."Losing the Lawn... and Then What" by Kelly Marshall... plus Q&A, Tomato Tasting, and
                September Gardening Events of Interest (meeting slides)

Aug 4th...
Membership Meeting and Program..."Managing Soils During Drought" by Steve Andrews...
                plus upcoming Events of Interest for August (slides)
                Notes and Links from Steve Andrews' Program Presentation
"Managing Soils During Drought"
June 6th... 2015 PHGSC's Members (and Friends) Gardens Tour..."Gardener's Among Us"
                    Amy & Ofer Erez Garden 
(click)
                    Karen & Charlie Jarrett & Deborah Brown Garden (click)

                    Robin Kreske Garden (click)

June 2d ...Membership Meeting and Program..."Aesthetic Pruning" by Maryann Lewis ...plus upcoming Events of Interest for June & July (slides),

May 8th and 9th...PHGSC's Annual Plant Sale.... pictures:  People... or ..Plants
May 5,.... Membership Meeting and Program -- "Rare and Unusual Aloes" by Brian Kimble of  Ruth Bancroft Gardens -- plus upcoming Plant Sale
        and upcoming PHSC officer elections, Q&A, events (slides)

April 7, .....Membership Meeting and Program -- "Clivias:  Intriguing Shade Plants"... plus mid year financial report, Q&A, Events: (slides)
      PHGSC's Trip to Elizabeth Garden in Palo Alto
 (
slides) and Stanford's Arizona Garden and Rodin Sculpture Garden (slides).     

March 3,.....Membership Meeting and Program -- to be posted/published
Feb 3, .....Membership Meeting and Program “Sustainable Home Garden Practices” with Marian Woodard...
agenda, announcements and 'Garden
                 Events' as well as Q&A (grafted tomatoes) & Drones and Gardens (Lotusland)
January 6,..... Membership Meeting and Program "The Healing Power of Place"  with Patrice Hanlon... agenda, announcements, and 'Garden Events',
                    Plant of the Month (Ketchup & Fries) & Freeze and Frost Protection Refresher

2014

Dec 2, 2014 Membership Meeting, Potluck & Program "Postcards from 30 English Gardens" ... agenda, announcements, and 'Garden Events'

Nov 4, 2014 Membership Meeting & Program "Creating, Collecting & Celebrating Your Gardening Success"....
           includes agenda, announcements, "Pest of the Month", and "Garden Events for November" (slides)

Oct 7, 2014 Membership Meeting & Program .... agenda (slides) ... and Garden Events for October (slides)
            Pest of the Month ... Citrus Leafminer (slides)
            Plant of the Month ... Quinoa (slides by Patty Peterson)
            "Wildflowers of Mt. Diablo" by Yulan Tong... PDF list of flowers shown by Yulan Tong on slides and discussed

Sep 2, 2014 Membership Meeting & Program "Design Solutions for Small Spaces" by Susan Morrison  (agenda, meeting, pictures, club business, etc.)

August 5, 2014 Membership Meeting, Potluck & Program "Honey Bees in the Garden" by Gary Lawrence  (agenda, meeting, pictures, club business, etc.)

June 4, 2014 Membership Meeting & Program - "Pest Control, Nature's Way" by John Schuster (agenda, meeting, pictures, club business, etc.)

May 31, 2014 Members Garden Tour - "Gardeners Among Us"

May 9-10, Annual Plant Sale -- Slide Show... mainly of Friday's set up

May 6, 2014 Membership Meeting & Program -- "Composting & Garden Sustainability" by Dan Stanton (agenda, meeting, pictures, club business/etc.)

April 1, 2014 Membership Meeting & Program -- "Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers" by Shawna Anderson (agenda, meeting, pictures, club business/etc.)

March 4, 2014 Membership Meeting & Program -- "From Lawn to Farm" by Patty Peterson   (agenda, meeting pictures, club business/discussion items, etc.)

February 4, 2014  Membership Meeting & Program -- "Native American Uses of Edible and Medicinal Plants" by "Doc" Hale (agenda, meeting pictures, club business/discussion items, etc.)

January 7, 2014  Membership Meeting & Program -- "Creating Beautiful Shade Gardens" (agenda, meeting pictures, club business/discussion items, etc.)

2013

December 3, 2013 Membership Holiday Potluck & Program -- "Meditteranean Gardens of Israel" , "Garden Jokes & Riddles" (slide show),  and Agenda (slide show) and some pictures (slide show click)

November 5, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program --

October 15, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program -- "Do-It-Yourself Gardening Solutions" (agenda w/upcoming events and DIY list)
September 3, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program -- "Grow Winter Veggies in Containers" (agenda w/upcoming events)

August 6, 2013 Summer Potluck Member Meeting & Program "Out of Africa - More Than Proteas" (agenda & pictures & upcoming events)

June 15, 2013 Annual Members' Garden Tour -- (pictures)

June 4, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program -- "Wildlife of the East Bay" (agenda & pictures & upcoming events)
June 4, 2013 Q&A presentation on "Drip Fitting Rehabilitation" (slide show)

May 11, 2013 Plant Sale

May 7, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program --- "Springtime in the Garden" (agenda & pictures)

April 2, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program --- "Brad Gates @ Growing Great Heirloom Tomatoes" (agenda & pictures)

March 5th, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program --- "A South Africa Summer Sabbatical" (agenda & Q&A)

February 5th, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program --- "A Year in the Garden" (agenda & Q&A)

January 8th, 2013 Membership Meeting & Program --- "Herbs to Know, Love, and Use " ---

            agenda & pictures... Q&A article on Seed Starting Mixes (pdf)

2012

December 4, 2012 Membership Meeting, Potluck, and Socializing -- agenda & pictures.... Garden Riddles

November 6, 2012 Membership Meeting and Program -- "Urban Farming at Rodgers Ranch" -- agenda

October 2, 2012 Membership Meeting and Program - "Problem Solving Landscaping"... agenda

September 4, 2012 Membership Meeting and Program - Tomato Tasting...and "Autumn - the Second Spring"... agenda and pictures

August 7, 2012 Membership Meeting and Program - "The Traveling Gardener".... agenda

June 23, 2012 Annual Members' Garden Tour -- Richmond, Giolitti, Holthaus gardens ....pictures

June 5, 2012 - Membership Meeting and Program - "Friend, Foe, or Escargot: Managing Pests and Creating Healthy Gardens" ...agenda, pictures

May 31, 2012 - 2012 Plant Sale Recap, Review, Suggestions for 2013 Plant Sale... and Potluck.... pictures

May 11 & 12 - PHGSC's Annual Plant Sale.... click for pictures... got more?... send them to s.j.morse@sbcglobal.net

May 1, 2012 - Membership Meeting and Program "Orchids 101: Demystifying this Plant Family"...pictures/agenda... includes some from Filoli trip

April 3, 2012 - Membership Meeting and Program "Foraging in the East Bay" ... pictures
            Roger Chapin's video of the SF Flower & Garden Show ... played at the meeting... on You Tube (
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uziZJ7qlVdY )

March 17, 2012 - Workshop Building Succulent Trays for Annual Plant Sale ... pictures

March  10, 2012 - Maria Genova Visits the Nor Cal Camellia Society's 67th Annual Camellia Show and Sale... pictures
March 6, 2012 - Membership Meeting and Program: Edible Perennials.... agenda slides

February 25, 2012 - PHGSC tours Golden Gate Palms & Exotics... and the Wave Garden ...all in Richmond ... pictures

February 7, 2012 - Membership Meeting and Program: Kathy Echols on "Propagating from your Garden" ...pictures

January 3, 2012 - Membership Meeting:... meeting agenda slides

2011

December 6, 2011 -- Membership Holiday Potluck, Meeting, and Program, Gary Gragg on "Going Tropical in Diablo Valley"...pictures

November 19, 2011 -- PHGSC members visit Quarryhill Botanical Garden, Glen Ellen, CA... pictures
November 1, 2011 - Membership Meeting; Program: "Design Principles in Action"

October 4, 2011 - Membership Meeting; Program: Patrick Anderson on "Garden Design With Succulents"

September 6, 2011 - Membership Meeting, Program: Saxon Holt on "Taking Great Garden Pictures"

August 2, 2011 - Membership meeting and tour of Gardens at Heather Farm... pictures

July 4th, 2011 - PHGSC participates in Pleasant Hill's 4th July Parade...pictures

June 11, 2011 - Annual 'Gardeners Among Us' Tour (Members Gardens Tour) ... pictures

May 6 & 7, 2011- 2011 Plant Sale.... pictures.... draft -- editing, captioning, etc. to be done

May 3, 2011 - Membership Meeting, Program: Judith Taylor on "Global Migration of Plants" ... agenda
April
March 1, 2011 - Membership Meeting, Program Janet Miller on "BioIntensive Gardening" ,... agenda

February 1, 2011 - Membership Meeting, Program: John Kiefer on "Raising Chickens for Eggs" ... agenda, meeting, misc. pictures ...summary article

January 4, 2011 - Membership Meeting, Program:  Keeyla Meadows on "Sustaining Spirit with Color and Whimsy (in the Garden)"
                            ,,, agenda, meeting, misc. pictures

2010

November 2, 2010 - Membership Meeting, Kat Weiss on "Converting Your Lawn to a Native Garden -- Yourself!"

October 5, 2010 - Membership Meeting, Elizabeth Ruiz on "Fruit Tree & Aesthetic Pruning"
September 7, 2010 - Membership Meeting, Rose Cane Swap, and Tomato Tasting & Program "Japanese Maples in Our Gardens"
August 3, 2010 - Membership Meeting (Potluck) & Program "Attracting Bees to my Garden" 

June 19, 2010 - PHGSC's Members Garden Tour ... pictures

June 1, 2010 - Membership Meeting & Program "Pelargoniums & Geraniums"

May 8, 2010 - PHGSC's Annual Plant Sale.... pictures

Mar 2, 2010 - Membership Meeting & Program "Color Theory and Planting Design"
Feb 2, 2010 - Membership Meeting & Program "Propagation 101"
Jan 5, 2010 - Membership Meeting & Program "Winter Care of Roses and Fruit Trees"
Jan 5, 2010 - Slide presentation by Steve Morse on "Hunting for Decorative Berries in Martinez / Pacheco"

2009
Dec 1, 2009 - Membership Holiday Potluck and Program "Art & Architecture in the Garden - When Flowers Aren't Enough"... pictures
Nov 3, 2009 - Membership Meeting & Program "Natural Gardens of California"... see recent events
Oct 6. 2009 - Membership Meeting & Program "Fruit Tree Selection and Planting"... pictures
Sep 1, 2009 - Membership Meeting & Summer Tomato Testing & Program "Recycling Greywater in the Garden" ... pictures
Aug 4, 2009 - Membership Meeting & Summer Potluck & Program "Designing With Succulents" ... pictures
Jun 27, 2009 - PHGSC Member's Garden Tour... pictures
Jun 2, 2009 - Membership Meeting & Program "The Latest in Garden Trends from the Chelsea Flower Show, London" .. pictures                 
May 15, 2009 - Member's Garden Picture Tour "Gardening with Succulents".... pictures
May 9, 2009 - Annual Plant Sale... pictures
May 5, 2009 - Membership Meeting & Program:  "Ornamental Grasses & Phormiums".... pictures
Apr 11, 2009 - Color Bowl Work Party at Judi Fewster's Garden in preparation for May 9th Plant Sale....  pictures
Apr 7, 2009 - Membership Meeting & Program: "Caring for the Dirt in Your Garden"...pictures
Apr 4, 2009 - Members tour Heather Farms Native Garden... 2 pictures
Mar 21, 2009 - Members at Seed Party to start plants for PHGSC's Annual Sale ... pictures
Mar 10, 2009 - Members tour Annies Annuals in Richmond... emphasis on propagation ... pictures
Mar 3, 2009 Membership Meeting & Program: Composting with Redworms ... meeting pictures
Feb 3, 2009 Membership Meeting & Program: The Diverse Camellia ... meeting pictures
Jan 6, 2009 Membership Meeting & Program:  Daylilys - The Perfect Perennial... meeting pictures

2008
Dec 2, 2008 Membership Meeting, Holiday Potluck & Program:  Biodiversity of the Sierra: Art and Science... meeting pictures
Nov 4, 2008 Membership Meeting & Program:  Rainwater & Graywater Systems -- Drought-Proofing the Garden ... meeting pictures
October 7, 2008 - Membership Meeting and Program - Salvias and Lavenders for the Garden... meeting pictures
September 2, 2008 - Membership Meeting and Tomato Tasting and Program: - California Native Plants for the Garden... meeting pictures
August 5, 2008 - Membership Meeting and Summer Potluck - Gardens of New Zealand... meeting pictures
June 21, 2008 - PHGSC's Annual Members' Garden Tour.... 3 Member's Gardens.... all 3 gardens' pictures
                Smith Garden.... straight to Smith Garden pictures
                Bradford Garden.... straight to Bradford Garden pictures
                Whitney Garden.... straight to Whitney Garden pictures
                .... note... if you get lost viewing the pictures... hit home button bottom left and come back again... or Album Index too...
June  3, 2008 - Membership Meeting - Birds in the Garden... pictures
May 9-10, 2008 - PHGSC Annual Plant Sale ... pictures
May 6, 2008 - Membership meeting, Deborah Dietz, Growing Great Dahlias .... pictures
April 19, 2008 - Succulent Propagation Workshop with Kaye Rosso ..... pictures
April 1, 2008 - Membership meeting, Ernesto Sandoval, Gardening With Succulents for Bold Year Round Color .... pictures
March 29, 2008 - Abalone shell garden workshop .... pictures
February 5, 2008 - Membership meeting, Anthony Garza, Jr.,  "Life After Lawn: Toward New Naturalism" .... pictures
January 8, 2008  - Membership meeting "Aesthetic Pruning" .... pictures


2007
December 15, 2007 - Members tour Golden State Bonsai Collection - North in Oakland's Lakeshore Park.... pictures by Peter Johnsen
December 11, 2007 - Membership Meeting - Members' Holiday Potluck ; Program: Kathy Echols on "Propagation"... pictures
November 6, 2007 - Membership Meeting - Georgia Madden & Jeff Calhoun on "Garden Lighting" ...pictures
October 2, 2007 - Membership meeting - Bob Gould on  "An Introduction to Bonsai" pictures
September 4, 2007 - Membership meeting -- presentation by Wendy Krupnick
        "Autumn: The Season Begins for Organic Gardening" .... pictures
August 7, 2007 - Membership Meeting and Summer Potluck - Dave Stockdale on "Heirloom Vegetables" ...pictures
July 28, 2007 - Annual Members' Garden Tour ... pictures
June 5, 2007 - June Membership meeting - Tour of Ruth Bancroft Gardens ... pictures
May 12, 2007 - 2007 PHGSC Plant Sale... pictures
May 1, 2007 - Membership Meeting - Bob Hornback on "Fantastic Foliage" ... pictures
March 4, 2007 - Workshop on Stem Cutting Propagation  ... pictures
February 25, 2007 - Members tour Bob Ehrhart's Camellia Gardens in Walnut Creek ..... pictures
February 6. 2007 - Membership Meeting - Aerin Moore, Magic Gardens, on 'Creating Your Own Garden Paradise"... pictures

2006
Members’ Garden Pictures (not annual tour… a work in progress) … pictures
December 5, 2006 - Membership Meeting - Annual Holiday Party... pictures

November 7, 2006 - Membership Meeting - Carolyn Parker on "Roses A to Z" ... pictures
October 7, 2006 - PHGSC tours AW Pottery and private gardens in Oakland ... pictures
August 1, 2006 - Membership Meeting - Richard Trout, Arborist, on "Health of our Trees"... and summer potluck ...pictures

July 15, 2006 - PHGSC Visits the Jenning's country home .... pictures

June 27, 2006 - Board of Director's Meeting @ Jan Egan's ... pictures

June 24, 2006 - Annual Members' Garden Tour ... pictures

June 6, 2006 - Membership Meeting

    Annual Club Business and Guest Speaker: Estelle Solomon on "Drip Irrigation Systems" .... pictures

May 13, 2006 - 2006 Plant Sale  - Friday & Saturday 13th...   pictures
May 2, 2006 - Membership Meeting - Renee Sheperd of Renee's Seeds on "Easy Gardening for Busy People from Seed" ... pictures
April... all month - PHGSC's Club Display at Pleasant Hill Central Library ... pictures
April 4, 2006 - Membership Meeting - Buzz Bertolero, "The Buzz from Buzz"  ....pictures

March 8, 2006 - Membership Meeting - Margo Banner on "Tomatoes" ... pictures

February 23, 2006 - PHGSC hosts the Diablo Foothills District's luncheon .... pictures

February 11, 2006 - Members' Seed and Division Propagation Workshop @ George and Sharon Hatch's ... pictures

February 7, 2006 - Membership Meeting - Bobbi Feyerabend, Landscape Architect - Garden Structures ... pictures

January 28, 2006 - Board of Directors' informal Plant Propagation by Division Workshop for Plant Sale... pictures

January 14, 2006 - Birdhouse Building Workshop for Plant Sale at Giolitti’s …. pictures
January 2, 2006 – Membership meeting – “Winter Containers”… sorry no pictures

 

2005
Members’ Garden Pictures (not tour… work in progress) … pictures
December 3, 2005 – Membership Meeting – Holiday Potluckpictures
November 1, 2005 – Membership Meeting – Steve Andrews on “Dirt”…. pictures

October 2005 - Members attend the Diablo Foothills District meeting .... pictures

October 8, 2005 - Members field trip to Morningsun Herb Nursery & Glashoff Gallery .... pictures

October 4, 2005 - Membership Meeting... speaker Susan Fordyce of Fordyce Orchids.... pictures

September 2005 - Members propagation workshop.....pictures

September 6, 2005 - Membership Meeting - Bat Lady (Patricia Winters) Visits ... pictures
May  22, 2005 - Members Annual Garden Tour
          Robert Pound's Garden

Renata Muller's Garden

May 8, 2005 Annual Plant Sale
April 2005 Member's Marin trip to Geraniacae Nursery & Green Gulch Zen Garden

2004
July 2004 Members Annual Garden Tour
June 2004 Members Visit George & Sharon Hatch's Garden see also pictures about 20 months later


2003
November 2003 Members Tour UC Bontanical Garden
July 2003 Members Annual Garden Tour
June 2003 Members Visit Ruth Bancroft Garden
May 2003 Annual Plant Sale
May 2003 John Tsutakata presentation on Rock Gardens
April 2003 Spring Tour
Jan 2003 Old School House Planter Project

2002
July 2002 Members Annual Garden Tour
May 2002 Annual Plant Sale

Miscellaneous
Members Gardens & Miscellaneous

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