October 4, 11, 18, (Skip 25), November 1, (Skip 8), 15, 22
$65 members / $75 non-members
$15 materials fee
Instructor: Judith Gerber, Certified UC Master Gardener, Torrance Memorial Program Coordinator for Community Food Gardening.
Shop: Cornish Courtyard
Learn: Classroom B
Included with paid Garden admission
Speaker: Laurel Woodley
Learn about how Tillandsia are able to grow in trees without any soil and how you might incorporate them into your landscape. Examples of other epiphytes will be mentioned including staghorn ferns, orchids and other kinds of bromeliads. What you need to know about how to grow these specialty plants will be addressed and there will be ample opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.
Lecture included with paid Garden admission
Expert grower, Leonardo Re, will lecture about the care and culture of the African Violet. Learn how to put down a leaf, repot a mature plant, rejuvenate a plant with a long neck, and remove a sucker. Plants will be available to purchase.
Workshop #1: 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Workshop #2: 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Workshop #3: 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Cornish Courtyard / Classroom A
Cost: $25 Members/ $35 nonmembers
$5 Materials Fee (Payable to Instructor)
Instructor: Larry Bourget of Sea Foam Driftwood
Instructor: Julie James, Certified Herbalist, Master Gardener
Thyme is an extraordinarily valuable herb for treatment of respiratory problems, infection, oral health, and chronic spasm.
Al Palacio’s presentation “Succulent Wall Hangings” applies landscaping techniques to interior and exterior decoration. Palacio will demonstrate how to build and maintain vertical succulent gardens. Whimsical, beautiful, and practical, these creations would make great holiday gifts!
The Cactus & Succulent Society meets the second Sunday of the month.
For additional information contact society president Dale La Forest at (310) 618-9886 and visit southcoastcss.org.