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, February 14 at 7:00pm at Friendship Auditorium
Jason Dewees of Flora Grubb Gardens on designing with palms for dry climates.
Don't take palms for granted! Jason Dewees will discuss beautiful and useful palms that don't need a tropical rain forest to thrive in Southern California. For more information and directions to Friendship Auditorium, see our Meetings Page.
** A PDF version of Jo O'Connell's December talk on "Australian Native Plants for Fire Resistance" is available to download on our Past Meetings page.
Upcoming SCHS Meetings:
* Thursday, February 14 - Jason Dewees of Flora Grubb Gardens (in San Francisco) on designing with palms for dry climates.
* Thursday, March 14 - Mike Evans from Tree of Life Nursery on California native plants.
* Thursday, April 11 - Matt Candeias of In Defense of Plants podcast and blog.
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