We take the summer to tend to our gardens
Our next meeting will be
September 19th, 2017 • 1:00 pm
The La Jolla Woman’s Club
7791 Draper Avenue • La Jolla
La Jolla Woman’s Club
7791 Draper Ave • LJ
Join us for our next meeting! At 2:00 pm we’ll welcome Chrissy from Green Gardens. She’ll be giving us design ideas for our Gardeners Market in May.
At our informative business meeting we’ll learn all the fun events the Club has planned and of course at our Social Hour and Tea we catch up with our all garden friends.
See you on April 18th ~Guests are Welcome!
March 21st, 2017 • 1:00 pm
Join us for a fun program where members will do what we all do: create floral arrangements for our homes!
Whether we are doing an arrangement for our dining or entry tables or filling a pretty vase with treasures from our gardens we all experiment everyday.
Come see what our talented members will do!
Caroline Meade and Lili Walsh
We meet at the La Jolla Woman’s Club
7791 Draper Ave • La Jolla, CA 92037
Our speakers begin promptly at 1:00, followed by our informative business meeting, then we enjoy a social hour with treats, coffee & tea made by a committee of members
February 28th, 2017 *
* note the date!
Roy Wilburn, Master Gardener and Director of Horticulture at Sunshine Care Facility in Poway. Roy tends 5 organic gardens producing both fruit and vegetables for the residents and those in need in the Poway area. He’s also responsible for maintaining the beautiful greenhouse, fruit tree orchards, Memorial Rose Garden and landscaping of the 32-acre facility.
Roy’s talk will be about preparing your Spring Vegetable Garden!
Join us at our January 17th meeting at 1:00 pm
Fred will discuss Bonsai care, design and maintenance
~~~ Past Meetings ~~~~
This is a Members Only Meeting
November 15, 2016
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Program: Holiday Arrangements
Come learn how to make your table special this season! Kristen Tebbetts, from Bloomers will be showing us how!
Fun part: We will raffle off 4 of her beautiful arrangements!
We will again be collecting for the Salvation Army Food Pantry
Please bring nutritious, nonperishable food to our November 15th meeting.
Peanut butter (no glass jars) canned tuna and chicken, whole grain cereals, canned vegetables and fruit, canned soup, dried beans and rice are needed.
Meet Debra Lee Baldwin
(the queen of succulents!)
We are so lucky to have this very special photojournalist and author join us – invite your friends, yes even non-members! Her talk is entitled “Succulent Garden Solutions”
Book Signing Follows
October 18, 2016 • 1:00 pm
check out her website: Debra Lee Baldwin
Tiger Palafox from Mission Hills Nursery
will be our Guest Speaker
Tiger Palafox is a manager at Mission Hills Nursery. San Diego’s most experienced nursery founded in 1910 by Kate Sessions. Along with working at the nursery Tiger manages the nurseries design, build, maintain portion of the nursery. Being on the front lines in the industry allows him to keep up with hot topics. The biggest topic now is food in the landscape. People want more than beauty out of the garden. Citrus trees, Passion vines, Guava bushes are all great ways to create a edible landscape. Tiger will teach you what plants to use and which to look out for. Also pest problems and solutions to keep your garden the green side up.
Come join us, guests are welcome!
Tuesday April 19th, 2016 @ 1:00pm!
We’ll welcome Patsy Eppler, the popular Floral Designer from Green Gardens Nursery. Patsy has been a floral designer for over 40 years and is no stranger to the La Jolla Garden Club. In past years she has given many helpful demonstrations on how to prepare and present beautiful arrangements. She incorporates flowers, succulents, herbs and vegetables into her creative arrangements. Patsy will show us how driftwood, moss and other accessories can make your arrangements the perfect thing for Mother’s Day!
Next, we’ll have our business meeting followed by a Social Hour with treats provided by our members.
We had a wonderful meeting on March 15, 2016 here is follow-up information about the care of Proteas:
March 15th, 2016 • 1:00pm • La Jolla Woman’s Club
Have you even wondered if you could grow the beautiful and exotic protea? Now is your chance to find out. The La Jolla Garden Club March program is on the Strange and Beautiful Protea. Mel Resendiz, from Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers will be our speaker. Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers was established in 1999 and is now one of California’s largest supplier of South African and Australian floral products and plants. They grow over 200 varieties at their nursery in Fallbrook, California.
Mel Resendize will talk about the history of the protea, the different varieties, how to grow and care for protea. He will also bring bouquets and various protea plants to sell. Check our their informational website www.resendizbrothers.com.
January 19th, 2016 • 1:00 pm
will be the first meeting in our new home!
The La Jolla Woman’s Club at 7791 Draper Avenue
We’ll welcome our guest speaker, Michele Spence. She lives in Villanova, Pennsylvania, where she enjoys giving workshops and programs in Floral Design. Her passion is encouraging garden club members to understand the mechanics of floral design so they may enjoy it as much as she does. She is also an avid gardener, and loves spending several months a year in La Jolla.
She has twice executed floral designs for The Longwood Garden Special Events, and she frequently interprets artifacts at the academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Next month she will be decorating “Rooms in Bloom” for Fairmount Park Houses. She exhibits at judged shows such as the Chelsea Flower Show in the UK and the Philadelphia Flower Show. Lucky for us she will make 4 Floral arrangements and we’ll get to raffle them off!
Our Members Only Annual Holiday Tea
December 15th, 2015 • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Alta La Jolla Clubhouse
1570 Alta La Jolla Drive
•Bring your donations for the Monarch School
•Enjoy a Special Holiday Gardening Reading by some of our talented members
•Try all the yummy Holiday treats!
Arrangement by our multi-talented President Caroline Meade
Just in time for Thanksgiving!
Fruit, Vegetable & Floral Arrangements
1:00 pm Tuesday November 17th, 2015 • LJ Lutheran Church
Adelaides Co-owner and Creative Director Larry Anhorn will not only create seasonal arrangements but we will be raffling them off after his demonstration.
Larry is from the Pacific Northwest and grew up in a family of farmers and gardeners. He has been in the floral industry even as a youngster competing in the local garden club chapter’s competition. His design vision is one of fun and whimsy that constantly changes while playing with shape, texture, negative space, color and contrasts. He has been featured in several publications, has spoken to many groups about design, and has worked with many talented floral designers. He has also provided floral services for many of Southern California’s celebrity family’s and businesses.
Don’t miss Larry’s demonstration!
Food Drive! Next Meeting!
Please bring your wholesome, nonperishable food for our 6th Annual Food Drive
some suggestions: peanut butter, canned tuna, canned chicken, canned fruit, canned soups: chicken, tomato or vegtable
“Growing Orchids for Dummies”
Followed by a “Potting Party!”
Chuck McClung from Walter Andersen Nursery
October 20, 2015 • 1:00 pm • 7111 La Jolla Blvd
Re-bloom your Orchids with Proper Re-potting!
Demonstration & Workshop
Come join Chuck McClung, local botanist, gardener, and resident orchid expert at Walter Anderson Nursery, and learn everything you need to know about re-potting and re-blooming orchids. Chuck will share the five common reasons orchids fail to re-bloom. Since one of the reasons is improper re-potting Chuck will share his secrets on how to do it right.
After refreshments Chuck will stay on and lead an orchid re-potting workshop. Bring your orchids & questions & Chuck will help you re-pot them!
Cost: $5. per orchid (no cymbidiums, please)
This workshop will be limited to orchids in 8″ pots & smaller
Potting media is included in the cost
Bring your spare pots