Desert Horticultural Society





Our goal is to promote the use of desert appropriate plants in an attractive, environmentally sustainable landscape.

 "The era of the lawn in the West is over"

Paul Robbins, director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the 
University of Wisconsin, on dwindling water supplies in the Southwest

Chapter Newsletter, May 2016


2015 Vintage Associates/DHSCV Scholarships Awarded at Desert Community Garden Day


Jeff Place, professor of turfgrass management and environmental horticulture at College of the Desert, left, and Al Hollinger, arborist and Vintage Nursery operations manager, right, flank scholarship awardees, from left, Rafael Chaidez, $500; Joseph Borja, $500; Ulices Cisneros-Ramirez, $1,000; Jose Cienfuegos, $500; Luis Alonzo-Lopez, $1,000. Photo by Mark Astorga.






Upcoming Events*

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:00 AM (PDT) • LA County Arboretum
Saturday, July 02, 2016 (PDT) • Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA
Saturday, July 16, 2016 9:00 AM (PDT) • Big Bear Lake, CA
Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:00 AM (PDT) • LA County Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin, Arcadia, CA
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:00 PM (PDT) • The Living Desert, Hoover Room
Saturday, January 01, 2050 10:00 AM (PST) • .
  *See "Field Trip, Meeting, & Event Schedule" menu option
    for a complete list of upcoming events.




*Hard copies of the Fountain Grass flyer are available, which include English on one side and Spanish on the other.

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