Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer
Located in Palm Room
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Winter 2015: 8 Thursdays, January – February
Information and registration: 626.821.4623; pre-registration required for field trips.
A Brief History Southern California Fruit with Ernest Miller A chef and
historian’s entertaining and humorous twist on a rich agricultural history
that many do not know. A historic recipe will be sampled!
Give Up the Lawn, and then What? with Lili Singer
Tips on lawn removal, plus design ideas and choice plants, mostly drought-tolerant, both native and exotic
Sustainable Landscaping: An Overview with Russell Ackerman
An overview of smart gardening practices with real examples from the City of Santa Monica’s Sustainability Analyst.
All About Palms with Dave Lannom
A primer on palms for home and garden use, presented as only this beloved professor of horticulture can present it.
Field Trip: Sustainability Tour of Santa Monica (10am-1:00pm)
A private tour of varied sustainable sites, including the City’s Airport Avenue Demonstration Gardens and SMURRF (Santa Monica
Urban Runoff Recycling Facility).
Cooking from the Garden with Rosalind Creasy Not to be missed: a
brand-new talk on growing, harvesting and preparing your own from the world-renowned Mother of Edible Landscaping!
Following Nature’s Lead: Color thru the Year with Native Plants with Ron Vanderhoff A beautifully illustrated talk showcasing the natural
cycles of wild California and ways to create the same year-round interest in the garden with colorful native flowers, foliage and fruit.
Two Mediterranean-Climate Floras of the Southern Hemisphere with Kathy Musial An armchair tour of SW Australia and South Africa, presented by the Huntington’s Curator of Living Collections and featuring rare and unusual plants from two regions much like ours.
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$100 for the series; $20 per class (includes garden admission)
Reservations or you may pay at the door.
Pre-registration required for field trips. Call 626.821.4623