Presentation: Designing with Palms
Jason Dewees. Author of Designing with Palms and palm expert at Flora Grubb Gardens in San Francisco.
Shawna Anderson. Owner of "Thrillers, Fillers and Spillers," and Manager of the Custom Container Department at Orchard Nursery in Lafayette.
Presentation: Monarch Butterflies
Tora Rocha. Founder of the Pollinator Posse, a volunteer group working to save the Monarch butterfly population. Retired Park Supervisor at the Gardens at Lake Merritt.
Open only to members and their guests.
Presentation: Tips and Tricks to Pruning
Scott Paris. Owner of High Hand Nursery in Loomis and Landscape Designer. A Landscape Designer who also became a successful nurseryman.
Presentation: Irish Gardens
Rebecca & Tom Byrom. Rebecca, a horticulturalist, and Tom, her husband, share their enchantment with Irish gardens.
Presentation: Chelsea Flower Show
Barbara Norkus. President of the Mt. Diablo Rose Society. A love of all things British and her fondness for roses sparked Barbara's initial attendance at Chelsea to see the introduction of new roses.
Presentation: Edible Plants and Fruit Trees
Katie Wong. Board member, Western Horticultural Society. Former Board member, California Rare Fruit Growers Association. A passionate horticulturalist growing rare edible plants and fruit trees.
Presentation: Floral Demonstration
Nyna Dolby. Floral designer at Filoli's for over 10 years. Watch Nyna transform supermarket bouquets into stunning floral arrangements.