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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  

 

 
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SPEAKER PROGRAM

 

Doors open at 7:00 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
Location.
Los Altos Youth Center
1 North San Antonio Road
Los Altos. CA 94022

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

   
 
November 9, 2016
   
 

BRIAN KEMBLE

Curator, Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek,CA

 

A Succulent for Every California Garden

 

With California's water shortages in recent years and the resulting mandatory cutbacks in water usage by homeowners, many gardeners have taken an interest in succulents because of their low water requirements.

This presentation will feature an assortment of succulents from various plant families which perform well in Bay Area gardens, from imposing century plants to tiny sedums.

   
 

Brian Kemble is the Curator at the Ruth Bancroft Garden and has been at the garden since 1980. He is Vice-President of the San Francisco Succulent & Cactus Society as well as Vice-President of the Institute for Aloe Studies.


He has written numerous articles on succulents, and has a monthly column
‘On the Dry Side’ in the East Bay Times, the Oakland Tribune and the San Jose Mercury News.

   
         
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[photos by Krishna Penumarti]

 

 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 

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

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