January 21st, 2020
The La Jolla Woman’s Club
Janet Gentile from Janet Gentile Florals will be our January Speaker.
Janet is a Legendary LaJolla Floral Designer. She started Bloomers in 1981, since selling it in 1984 she has concentrated on Special Events and Weddings
Janet will demonstrate how to make floral hostess gifts, small arrangements and nosegays! We will raffle off her delightful creations.
Our Annual Holiday Tea
Tuesday December 17th, 2019
1:00 – 3:00 pm
The La Jolla Woman’s Club
Members only, please
Each year our generous Club brings items for the Monarch School youth. This year the school is in need of shoes for both boys and girls. All sizes between boys and girls 11 to adult size 11 are needed. Thank you for your participation.
A check as a donation would be happily accepted as well.
Please RSVP to Mary Mitchell by December 9th:
November 19, 2019 Orchids!
Chuck McClung has so much to say about orchids he wrote a book!
and its just what we all want to know:
and its just what we all want to know:
“How to Make Orchids Rebloom”
CHuck’s vast knowledge covers many realms. Come meet him and share in his knowledge.
Bonus! Bring your orchid for a consultation after the Program.
Our meetings begin promptly at 1:00 with our Speaker –
Come learn, stay for our meeting and join in our Social time with homemake yummy treats made by our members!
October meeting will be 15, 2019 – 1:00 pm
Sue Nessel, Garden Consultant from Armstrong in Delmar will speak to us about Container Gardening. Her lifelong love of gardening and her Armstrong Nursery experience has made her an expert in growing roses, and tomatoes. She’ll also talk about some of the best veggies to grow here in the fall. And, her water-wise gardening tips will help you to be more water-wise in your own garden.
She’ll have hand-outs, bring gift-cards and coupons along with plants to raffle. Come learn from her!
Our Speaker begins at 1:00 pm followed by a question & answer period. Our business meeting is next then our Social Time follows – See you on the 15th!
Our Annual Scholarship Luncheon
And 50th Year Golden Anniversary!
May 21, 2019
Please join us for the La Jolla Garden Club’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon on May 21, 2019 Social time: 11:30 • Seating for lunch: Noon
Cost: $40 Deadline is May 10th!
Vegetarian option: Please indicate on your check
Your prompt check will confirm your reservation for the Luncheon. Please make your check payable to: The La Jolla Garden Club and mail it to:
Pam Filley – 2165 Via Don Benito – La Jolla 92037
or call: 858-456-2286
Spring Garden Tour
for Members and Friends
April 16th, 2019
Blooms, Birds, Beautiful Gardens and Raffles Galore
Fundraiser $30. per person
“Where am I going on this glorious journey?” “To your house of course”
Tour four gardens from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm • Return to the Woman’s Club for Raffles and Light refreshments.
All Proceeds go to Horticultural Scholarships and La Jolla Enhancement Projects.
Make checks payable to La Jolla Garden Club and mail to:
Claudia Chan-Shafer, 6266 Castejon Drive, La Jolla, 92037
We have a generous donor!
Any amount you pay over the $30. will be matched by our donor until the matching total reaches $2,500.
Please give as you can!
March 19, 2019
One of the club’s long time favorites is returning!
Dean Turney (of Camellia fame) will return this time with Begonias. He’ll bring samples of unusual types, new varieties and all your favorites. Learn where to plant them and how to care for them.
Join us! All guests are welcome – If you come to two meetings and like the club, we’d love for you to join!
Green Meadow Growers
February 19, 2019 • 1:00 pm
Green Meadow Growers is a wholesale grower who has produced ornamental grasses, perennials, and succulents since 2001. The owner Mike will be our speaker in February. He’ll talk about sedges, sedums and grasses – this is about texture and movement.
Mike will have tables of samples, plants for sale and some to donate to our raffle. Come learn about these special low-growing ground covers and what they can do for your garden.
The La Jolla Woman’s Club • 7791 Draper Avenue • La Jolla • CA
Speaker • Business Meeting • Social Tea
January 15th, 2019
1:00pm @ La Jolla Woman’s Club
7791 Draper • La Jolla
We’ll welcome Charles Anacker from Armstrong Garden Centers
January is a great time to reassess our indoor gardens. Charles is an animated, entertaining, fun and knowledgeable gardener who will focus on indoor plants, and will highlight the important way to select a location for any plant you bring home – High, Medium or Low Light.
He’ll bring plants to show, tell and sell and three will be donated for our raffle.
Don’t miss this informative and fun Program!
Our speaker starts promptly at 1:00, followed by a question and answer period. After a break, we have our short, informative business meeting and then of course our social tea provided by a committee of members. Catch up with all your garden friends after the Holidays!
“Home for the Holidays”
Its our annual Holiday Tea!
December 11th – 1:00 pm
La Jolla Woman’s Club
Dress for the Holidays
Don’t forget your donations for the Monarch School
click on Club News for details
November 20th, 2018
1:00 pm • La Jolla Woman’s Club
It’s our 50th Anniversary come celebrate with us!
“Bare Roots to Full Bloom” – will be our lecture next month Celebrating 50 years of the La Jolla Garden Club”
We are honored to welcome Nancy Carol Carter, a horticultural historian and frequent community speaker. She is associate editor of California Garden magazine, and serves on the boards of San Diego Floral Association and California Garden and Landscape History Society and volunteers with several Balboa Park and community groups. Stay after her lecture and enjoy our social tea time with treats!
Also! Don’t forget! our 8th Annual Food Drive for the Salvation Army Food Pantry
Please bring nutritious, nonperishable food to our next meeting. Canned meats, peanut butter (no glass!) canned soup and vegetables, dried beans and rice are all needed. Thank You!
Bridget’s Blooms is coming!
Bridget from Bridgets’s Blooms will show us how to make a holiday wreath and two lucky members will be selected to learn right alongside Bridgit.
This will be fun and instructive – Don’t miss it!
October 16th – 2018 – 1:00 pm
The La Jolla Woman’s Club
7791 Draper Avenue – La Jolla, CA 92037
The very talented Bridget Lindroth Oleata owns Bridget’s Blooms on Torrey Pines Road here in La Jolla, she will bring her 30 years of experience to our club on October 16th at 1:00 pm.
Please join us for her presentation, a question and answer period, and our short business meeting. Immediately following this is our social with homemade treats from talented members who not only garden, but are pretty good cooks!
September 18th, 2018 • 1:00 pm
La Jolla Woman’s Club
7741 Draper Avenue • La Jolla, CA
Noel Tribbey, AIFD!
We are pleased to announce that Noel Tribbey, AIFD will be our September Speaker! Noel is a delightful and talented Floral Designer who has been in the business for over 30 years. He owns his own Floral Design Company, where he does interiors, weddings, corporate events merchandising and display. He has more awards and honors than I have room to mention here. Noel will show us the way the Pros do:
“Good, Better, Best” come see what this is all about!
Visitors are welcome.
Our speaker starts at 1:00 pm followed by a question and answer period, a brief Garden Club meeting and then our casual tea where we’ll catch with up with all our Garden friends after a summer in the garden.
Our next meeting is our
Annual Scholarship Luncheon
April Garden Tour !
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!!!
Our next meeting April 17, 2018 will be a Garden Tour!
We’re Visiting 3 Beautiful Members Gardens from 10 – 12:30 followed by a delicious lunch & brief meeting at the La Jolla Woman’s Club. Friends are welcome!
This Fundraiser will raise money for our Scholarships.
Send your $25. tax-deductible check to: Caroline Meade at 1221 Torrey Pines Rd•La Jolla 92037
questions: call Pam 858-456-2285
Camellias! Winter Blooming Wonders! March 20, 2018 – 1:00 pm – we’ll hear from an expert, learn all about the beautiful camellia and order our favorites from the World Famous Nuccio’s Nursery.
Dean Turney, past President of the San Diego Camellia Society knows everything there is to know about these beautiful and easy to grow winners, he’ll show us beautiful specimens – order your favorites!
Dean will speak at 1:00 pm, then we have our short business meeting. Next is the fun part with coffee and treats made by a committee of members – always a fun afternoon, and guests are always invited!
We’ll welcome Jackie from Jackie and the Beanstalk. Jackie is a Master Gardener, Landscape Expert and Garden Stager. She loves Edible Gardens, and does extensive garden consulting.
Looking for a little help in your garden? Need some new ideas and not sure where to start?
Come to our February meeting! Blank spaces? Leggy bushes? Jackie is full of ideas!
We’ll be raffling off a One-Hour Consulation with Jackie – maybe you’ll be the lucky winner!
Our Speaker starts promptly at 1:00, followed by a short business meeting. Next we enjoy social time with members and guests with yummy treats made by a changing committee of talented members.
Presented by our very
own Barbara Starkey
January 16th, 2018 • 1:00 pm
La Jolla Woman’s Club
Our Speaker starts promptly at 1:00 followed by a short business meeting. Next we enjoy a social time with goodies prepared by a changing committee of members.
It’s Time for our Holiday Tea!
Members Only, Please
Please bring your unwrapped Monarch School Donations to the Holiday Tea
This year they need:
•New Underwear for high school girls sizes 5, 6 & 7
•T-shirt Bras of all sizes
•Boxer Underwear for men in sizes S, M & L
• Sox • Hoodie Jackets • Sweatshirts
Evelyn from Weidners Gardens will have great ideas for your Holiday decorating. She’ll also bring the newest Pointsettia’s to show and sell! Weidners Gardens is a unique destination nursery and show garden.
For many years our club has gone to Weidners to pot up our plants for the Gardeners Market but this time Evelyn is coming to us! She is a La Jolla Garden Club Favorite! Don’t miss her!
Tuesday, November 21 • 1:00 pm
7791 Draper Avenue • La Jolla
Join us as we greet Evelyn; have a short business meeting; then enjoy a Social Time with coffee, tea and goodies!
At our November meeting we will collect for the 8th Annual Salvation Army Food Drive
Suggestions: Peanut Butter, canned tuna, chicken, vegetables, soups, or fruit and any whole grain cereals
Contact: Natalie Crain & Craig Schniepp
Terri Cornell from Majestic Floral
will be our Speaker.
Join us on October 17, 2017 1:00 pm
La Jolla Woman’s Club 7791 Draper • LJ
She’ll have great ideas for your fall table!
For 18 years Terri has been a self-employed Floral Designer and Gardener. For some very lucky people Terri visits their homes each week updating, refreshing and creating for them. She decorates for Parties and does the amazing florals at The Lot each week. This is where one of our sharp-eyed members first spotted her talented work!
flowers inspire her!
September 19, 2017
The La Jolla Woman’s Club
7791 Draper Ave • La Jolla
“Tips for our Fall Gardens”
The owners of Anderson’s La Costa Nursery, Marc Smith and Mariah will be our speakers
See you tomorrow!
Marc and his wife Mariah are passionate co-owners of this charming independent retail nursery and garden design center, which offers a wide selection of hard to find and rare plants aside from the everyday favorites, a greenhouse full of tropical indoor plants, a wide selection of pottery, fountains and garden décor. They will bring plants to sell and 3 beautiful specimens will be auctioned off!
Bonus: La Jolla Garden Club members will get a 10% discount every day!
•Gardening tips for late summer
• Updating our gardens for fall
• Pest Control
400 La Costa Avenue • Encinitas, CA 92024
760-753-3153 • http://www.andersonslacostanursery.com/
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