Events and trips may change so be sure to check updates on dates and details as the dates get closer at www.idyllwildgardenclub.net
2019 MEETING PROGRAMS PLANNED
Program Chair and 2nd VP Celia Bonney has worked hard to come up with this list of great programs for the year.
Apple Tree Care and Maintenance includes “how to prune” your tree and a visit to the Historical Society for a “hands on” demonstration by Debbie Geisinger after the meeting.
Raised bed and container vegetable gardening: Julie Koppel will give us ideas on how to build raised beds, preparing the soil and how to maintain such a garden.
Best plants for pollinators includes creating a “Butterfly Garden” Our speaker will be either Lisa or Ziggy from Four Season’s Nursery.
4th of July picnic at the park and nature walk with Shelly Kibby…she is available either July 3rd or 4th.
Natural remedies for “critter proofing”: A Master Gardener from the Riverside County Master Gardeners will be the speaker for this presentation
Native plants and seeds and “how to” grow them in our decomposed granite soil: Presented by the Tree of Life Nursery in San Juan Capistrano They will bring plants to sell at our meeting.
Whimsy in the Garden: How to make garden décor from recycled junk. Guest speaker, Dennis Cavanaugh. For those interested, there will be a trip to his garden after the meeting to see “his art” in the garden.
Oct. 19th: Special Saturday program
“Discover Mountain Gardening” at the Idyllwild Library with three expert gardeners to answer questions. There will be hand-outs, bulbs for sale and garden pamphlets. Gary Parton will speak on how to grow lilacs in Idyllwild, a Master Gardener from Riverside County will be there to answer general questions and we’re just waiting for confirmation from our third speaker.