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Sun, 5/24 10:00am

The South Coast Bosai Association meets the fourth Sunday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of December.

For additional information contact Ken Ueda at (310) 987-6345.


 

Sun, 5/24 12:00pm

Cost: Included with paid Garden admission

Andrew Anderson: Owner and Operator of The Urban Farmer landscape design company

Andrew will take guests through creating and adding butterfly-friendly plants to your garden. Plants used to help several varieties of butterflies flourish along with specific plants caterpillars need to grow will be available for sale and incorporation to your own garden from Ricardo’s Nursery. In a time when butterfly populations are dwindling, their ability to pollinate our food sources and flowers depends on their available food sources. You can help butterflies thrive while enjoying a butterfly sanctuary in your own backyard.


 

Sun, 5/24 3:00pm

Cost: Lecture included with paid Garden admission

Board President of the South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation, Peter Olpe will talk about the history, people and the geology of Palos Verdes that helped create the South Coast Botanic Garden.


 

Sun, 5/31 1:00pm

Cost: $75 members / $85 non-members                       

Class is limited to 15 students maximum based on a first come, first serve basis.

Registration for this class is required 48 hours in advance of class start date.

Kit Wertz and Casey Schwartz: Custom Wedding/Event Florists and Floral Design Instructors, Kit and Casey are a sister team. They own and operate Flower Duet with over 20 years of professional experience.

Learn how to create a fabulous composition of fresh flowers using a collection of hot shades including fuchsia, red, orange and cool blue in a vase. Flower Duet will show students how to design in a vase using the tricks of the floral trade. All supplies included. Students will take home their designs.

Mon, 6/1 9:30am

The South Coast Floral Arrangers meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and August.

For additional information contact Gudy Kimmel at (310) 530-2382 or Judy Unrine at (310) 378-0227

www.californiagardenclubs.org


 

Mon, 6/1 6:00pm

The California Native Plant Society meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and October.

For additional information contact David Berman at (310) 833-4377


 

Mon, 6/1 7:00pm

The Palos Verdes Begonia Society meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of August and September.

For additional information contact Carol Knight at (310) 833-3466


 

Wed, 6/3 10:00am

For more information, please call Kitty Guzman at (562) 428-6552 or visit their website at www.californiagardenclubs.org


 

Sun, 6/7 1:30pm

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.


 

Tue, 6/9 7:00pm

The South Coast Epiphyllum Society meets the second Tuesday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of January.

For additional information contact Dick Kohlschreiber at (310) 833-6823


 

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