On the second Thursday of each month, we invite speakers to present a talk or program about their area of expertise. Admission is free for members, children, and students with ID, and $5 for non-members. Meetings also include expert discussion of plants brought in to the Plant Forum table, and we often have Plant Raffles. Plants, used and new books and magazines are usually for sale at the meetings. For more information about the Society, please see our About SCHS page.
Thursday, April 11 at 7:00pm at Friendship Auditorium
Matt Candeias, author of the popular In Defense of Plants blog and podcast on "Gardening in a Changing Climate'
Our April speaker, Matt Candeias, has been authoring his popular In Defense of Plants blog since 2014, and will talk to us about the reality of gardening in a world that is rapidly changing. He believes that home gardeners are situated in a unique position when it comes to our living landscape, and that we stand to play an important role in providing valuable habitat as the surrounding landscapes continue to change.
For more information and directions to Friendship Auditorium, see our Meetings Page.
Upcoming SCHS Meetings:
* Thursday, April 11 - Matt Candeias of In Defense of Plants podcast and blog on "Gardening in a Changing Climate"
* Thursday, May 9 - Nan Sterman, garden expert, author and host of A Growing Passion, will present a program based on her landscape design book: Hot Color, Dry Garden
* Thursday, June 13 - Botany professor & author, Matt Ritter, will speak on "Tree Selection: Keeping Our Urban Forests Healthy"
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