Paul started his professional career as a Park Ranger and has been a protector of our natural resources as an outdoor educator and park and open space administrator since 1968. His passion for nature photography started early in life but became heightened in 2008 when he retired. His presentation will be about the use of […]
Golden Pond in Loomis - Cement Water Feature Demonstration Sue Golden and Julie Lowrie from Golden Pond Water Plants will demonstrate how to create a cement water ball feature for your garden. Watch Sue Golden create this unique and beautiful water feature, and our participants will be given a supply list to make their own. […]
An amazing array of propagation techniques including seed, cuttings, divisions, and plant breeding, and darn near everything but grafting. The focus of propagation is perennials, but techniques can be adapted to most plants.
The Annual Holiday Potluck will be served and Santa will make an appearance. Gifts will be exchanged on a voluntary basis. We will participate in the food collection for the Twin Lakes Food Bank "Holiday Basket Program" and the California Highway Patrol's "CHPS for KIDS" toy collection.
Jeweled Christmas Tree Demonstration with Ron Byrd, 10 am -12 pm at the Murer House Our very own Ron Byrd will demonstrate how to create the Jeweled Christmas Tree decorations for which he is famous and displays at our holiday luncheon each year. Come join the fun as Ron reveals his secrets to making his […]
Come join us at the Murer House as we create Succulent Planters with instruction by Orange Dragonfly
Latifat Titilayo Apatira will give a brief history of Botanical Nature Printmaking, describe the accessibility of botanical consciousness through creativity and offer a live demonstration of the printing and hand coloring process. A second-generation, Nigerian-American, visibly Muslim woman, Ms. Apatira is proud to bring an element of diversity to the botanical art landscape. She is […]
Scott Chadd began his collection of bonsai in 1972 with a Sweet Gum that continues to thrive. Scott’s skills evolved in all phases of Bonsai, from propagation to working on hundred-year-old trees. Enjoy seeing the many varieties of bonsai and listening to Scott’s stories behind some of his favorite ones. Scott will also demonstrate his […]
Horticulturalist Marlene Simon is a popular contributor to Channel 31's Good Day Sacramento, appearing bi-weekly and on the highly rated weekend edition. This on-air gardener with the outdoorsy, natural looks and sharp, cutting wit is affectionately known as “The Plant Lady”. Viewers are addicted to repurposing old tools and her estate sale “treasures” -- transforming […]
Bring tin cans and a birdhouse to decoupage that will be sold at the plant sale. Supplies will be available for decoupaging. Please remember to paint your cans and birdhouses white. And bring your decoupage paint brush if you have one. Join us for a fun morning!