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1:00 p.m., Sunday, June 9, 2019
South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274

For more information visit southcoastcss.org

Special Guest Presenter:

Gary Duke

“Landscaping and Micro-Climates for Small Yards”

Come and learn about sun angles and how to create micro-climates, develop focal points and learn what crevice gardens are and how to make them.  Gary will bring several copies of his new book for sale and will be signing them before the meeting and at the break. Gary Duke has been collecting cacti and succulents for over 50 years and has over 1000 different species in his private collection. He is a retired Air Force officer with a doctoral degree in physics. He has been President of the South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society and the Long Beach Cactus Society. Following his military career, he worked as a program manager for Boeing for 16 years. He frequently gives slide presentations throughout southern California, including at the Huntington Botanical Gardens and at the Denver Cactus and Succulent Society. He has traveled to Aruba, Peru, Baja Mexico and Bolivia twice to see cacti and succulents in habitat.