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Past Meetings

MARCH – Madeleine Dennison – Hardy Fuchsias

Madeleine Dennison Hardy Fuchsias Monday, March 15th, 2010, 7 – 9 pm Fuchsias are colorful perennials especially suited to our climate. They blend well with many different garden styles and color schemes and range from groundcovers to climbers. My slide show will display many different styles and colors – something for everyone.

JANUARY – Suzanne Ferris – The Oku Stone

Suzanne Ferris The Oku Stone January 18, 2010, 7 – 9 pm Suzanne Ferris shared her photographic impressions of Paul Smith and Julie King’s respective gardens. Both Paul and Julie share an interest in antipodeal (southern hemisphere) plants. Both use many of the same plants but in different contexts.

SEPTEMBER – Mary Ellen Asmundson – Sensational Saxifrages for the Garden

Mary Ellen Asmundson Sensational Saxifrages for the Garden Monday, September 21st, 2009, 7 – 9 pm The lecture covered the highlights of the complex genus, Saxifraga, and why it became one of my favorite group of plants. I had a powerpoint slide show illustrating saxifrages growing in gardens, in pots, and in alpine habitats. I […]

First Annual Summer Picnic in Gold Bar

First Annual Summer Picnic in Gold Bar Saturday, July 25th, 2009, 1 – 4 pm Enjoy a potluck lunch, challenge yourself with a horticultural mini-quiz, see the Thai inspired Pavilion inspired by the musical, “The King and I”, splash in the river, and stroll through the greenhouses and around the grounds. Directions to Fancy Fronds […]

MAY – Rizanino Reyes – Travels of a Young Gardener

Rizanino Reyes Travels of a Young Gardener Monday, May 18th, 2009, 7 – 9 pm A general overview of my travels as a “NGG” (next generation gardener) and the plants that made it special. From my expeditions and garden visits in China to nursery hopping around the Pacific Northwest, come prepared to salivate over extraordinary […]