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Club Year: Sep - Jun
Club Flower: Camellia
Club Bird: Robin
Club Tree: Calif. Redbud

Auburn Garden Club

Meetings | Other Gatherings | Meeting Programs | Field Trips


General Meetings

The club meets from September through June on the fourth Monday of each month at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1279 High Street (near the entrance to the Gold Country Fairgrounds). Meetings start at 9:00 AM sharp, with a social time from 10:00 to 10:30 AM, followed by a program. Currently scheduled programs are listed below.

Other Gatherings

Plant Propagation: Second Thursday of each month, year-round at 10:00 AM in various members' homes. Contact Saul Wiseman for more information


2017-2018 Meeting Programs

September 25, 2017: The Types and Care of Roses:. Richard Huntley, member of the American Rose Society and the Gold Country Rose Society will present a photographic guide to roses.

October 23, 2017: How to Create a Water-Wise Landscape. The speaker for the October 23rd meeting will be Roberta Walker, a Sacramento landscape designer who has been featured in Sunset Magazine and on the HGTV channel in segments of 'Gardening By the Yard' as well as being featured in the documentary, 'Becoming California'. She has received a National Green Build Award for Habitat for Humanity’s energy and water-efficient homes. She has produced several dvds including her most recent, 'Before and After - Lose the Lawn to Create a Drought-Tolerant Landscape' which takes the viewer through the choices that guide the design when rethinking the landscape. She will be presenting a program called 'How to Create a Water-Wise Landscape'.

November 27, 2017: Auburn Garden Club Grants Presentations: Grant presentations and member's garden tips and questions for our own garden experts.

December 4, 2017: Holiday Party: Our annual holiday party will be held at Awful Annies' Restaurant at 11:30am.

January 22, 2018: Preparing Your Vegetable Garden for Spring Planting: AGC Member Dave Faoro will provide a timetable and instructions to get us ready to plant our spring crops.
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February 26, 2018: What's New in Gardening? Our annual visit from Trey Pitsenberger, owner of Golden Gecko Garden Center in Garden Valley to get us ready for spring planting.
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March 26, 2018: The Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides: David Warman, retired from Pesticide Corporation and a Master Gardener will help members decide how much, what kind, and when pesticides may be used.

April 23, 2018: Firewise Landscaping and Dealing with Invasives: Kathy Van Zook, retired botonist from the USDA Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest, wil help us detmine how to fire-safe our homes and fight invasive species.

May 21, 2018: Native Bees as Pollinators: Bee Expert John Whittlesey will introduce us to little known but powerful pollinators from right here in California.

June tbd 2018 Annual Installation of Officers and end-of-year luncheon at at Awful Annies' Restaurant.

Field Trips

The Club often schedules field trips throughout the year to various destinations in the area that are of interest to our members.

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