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Founded in 1963, the Western Horticultural Society is made up of horticulturists, botanists, landscape designers and architects, nursery people, students and avid gardeners. The monthly programs are designed to appeal to the dedicated plant lover.
We invite you to join our group of plant and gardening enthusiasts

WHS 50th Aniversary
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  SPEAKER PROGRAM
 

Doors open at 7:00 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
Location. The Parish Hall
Christ Episcopal Church
1040 Border Road, Los Altos

Meetings are free to members.
Guests are welcome ! Fee $5.00

   
  MAY 14,2014
 

Martin Grantham

 

Biology Department, San Francisco State University

 

“Ferns for the California Garden and Under a Microscope"

 

Martin will present some of the best ferns for Bay Area gardens.

He will describe their habit and culture, as well as show step by step how to grow them from spores.

   
  He will introduce some cheilanthoids and other species that could be good bets for future horticultural introduction.
 
  Martin Grantham was born and raised in Santa Clara Valley. He studied botany at UC Davis and Mycology at UC Berkeley. He lives in Emeryville, CA and works for San Francisco State as Biology Dept. Greenhouse Manager and also at UC Santa Cruz Arboretum as a Garden Scholar. He has taught plant propagation courses at community colleges in the East Bay and San Francisco, and workshops for UC, San Francisco, and East Bay Parks Botanical Gardens.
 
   
 
 
   
         
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Hot Plant Picks 2010

 

 

 
Western Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 60507,   Palo Alto, CA 94306

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