NEXT LUNCHEON MEETING

  DATE: THURSDAY,
24 MAY 2018
  TIME: 11:30AM - 1:30PM
  MEETING PLACE: LA CUMBRE
COUNTRY CLUB
4015 Via Laguna
Santa Barbara, California
  SPEAKER: Dr. William Black,
Member
  TOPIC: Growing Cannabis Indoors
  Please bring a plant for the plant exchange!

 
PLANT SALE AT EARL WARREN SHOWGROUNDS

  DATES: FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY,
18th-20th MAY 2018
  TIME: Fri/Sat: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun: 11:00AM - 2:00PM
  Meeting Place:

EARL WARREN SHOWGROUNDS.

 


PAST MEETING SPEAKER: Paul Mill,
Curator of the Living Collection,
Ganna Walska Lotusland.

Paul provided a wonderful presentation on his visits to Cuba. He is particularly enamored with palm trees, which grow in various species, many endemic to Cuba.

Dendrobium

He highlighted his visit to the botanical garden at Cienfuegos.

Dendrobium

He also talked about botanical gardens of the world being the safekeepers of species of plants that might otherwise disappear.

Dendrobium

Paul talked about some of the plants at Lotusland that are endemic to Cuba. He showed pictures of those plants alongside photos of those plants in their natural habitat of Cuba.

Paul's talk was interesting, very informative, and well-received. We look forward to him returning at a future date.

Submitted by
Ray Kolbe

Butterfly

CLUB BUSINESS

Our Annual Plant Sale will take place this month, May 18th, 19th, and 20th, at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, in conjunction with the CALM Antique & Vintage Show and Sale. Call Dave Gress to Sign-up to work the cash register. On Sunday morning, May 20th, Erik will be making and serving pancakes. Come out beginning at 9:00AM for this "not to be missed" event. Enjoy the food and visit with other garden club members.

Garden Club Sale hours are 10am to 5pm Friday and Saturday and 11am to 2pm Sunday. Setup on Friday at 8am, plant pick-up & drop-off at 10am. Tear down on Sunday 2pm - 4pm. CALM show hours are: 11am-6pm Fri & Sat; 11am-4pm Sun.

All club members are expected to participate and provide plants for the sale. Please bring your plants Friday morning to Earl Warren Showgrounds. In lieu of plants you may make a donation to the Garden Club's SBCC Scholarship Fund.

Submitted by
Ray Kolbe