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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  

 

 
Nicholas with Paeonia "Itoh"
Nicholas Staddon says "gardeners can't have too many plants "
 
 
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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

  ANNUAL LOUISA BECK GUEST LECTURE
  SEPTEMBER 11,2013
 

Nicholas Staddon

 

 

Director of New Plants at Monrovia

 

TOO MUCH
IS NOT ENOUGH !

 

 
Nicholas Staddon, has been a Monrovia Craftsman for over 24 years. Working with breeders, hybridizers, and professional plant explorers, he scours the globe for new creations and discoveries in the plant world. He is also a popular resource and guest on television and radio gardening shows across the United States. Nicholas works closely with professional garden writers and Monrovia’s customers, providing information on plants both old and new – sharing his views on garden trends. He has created a series of “Plant Savvy” videos that can be found online.
   
 
Born in England, Nicholas earned his degree in Agricultural Science from Otley Agricultural College. Before joining Monrovia, he managed garden centers in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Nicholas now resides in California where he pursues his passion for plants and animals.
 
 

Nicholas is professionally affiliated with the Royal Horticultural Society, the California Association of Nurserymen, and The American Nursery and Landscape Association. He is an advisor to Sunset Magazine; to Mount San Antonio College, Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences; and to the National Arboretum, Washington, DC.
     

 
 

Follow Nicholas online at:
www.monrovia.com

 
 
   
         
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Hot Plant Picks 2010

 

 

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

info@westernhort.org