9th Annual Desert Garden Tour
Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Desert Horticultural Society of the Coachella Valley is hosting our 9th Annual Desert Garden Tour in Palm Springs on Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 1- 4 PM. This event is co-sponsored by the City of Palm Springs Office of Sustainability.
Find inspiration, creativity and color galore during your self-guided walk through six private Palm Springs gardens that showcase beautiful, low-water landscaped designs. Created by the homeowners and design professionals, these gardens offer a lush variety of palms, succulents, agaves, flowering perennials and shrubs enhanced by water features and novel garden art. Distances require you bike or drive between gardens.
Online pre-registration via PayPal is recommended to make for a speedier check-in. Pre-registration here
. Onsite registration is also available the day of the tour and is cash only
Registration is open from 12:30 – 2:00 PM at the Wellness Park on the corner of Via Miraleste and Tachevah in Palm Springs.
DHSCV Member Free
Student $ 5
New this year! Please join us to celebrate the 9th Annual Desert Garden Tour at the Desert Garden Tour After Party to mingle with like-minded gardeners in a lovely setting. Peruse plants that you have admired on the tour, chat with the garden owners and horticultural professionals, and enjoy wine, appetizers, and soft beverages.
Vintage Associates Inc. / DHSCV
2013 Scholarship Winners
At the October 19th Desert Garden Community Day we awarded five outstanding College of the Desert students in Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management $4000 in scholarships. This is the third year for the Vintage/Desert Horticulture Scholarships. Originally founded by the Vintage Associates -- The Desert's Garden Center -- and now a cooperative effort of Vintage and the Desert Horticulture Society of the Coachella Valley the scholarships are provided to encourage students towards careers in horticulture and landscape. A total of $11,000 has been provided over three years based on academic achievement, community service and need. The Desert Horticulture Society is proud to partner with Greg Gritters of the Vintage Associates and Jeff Place of the College of the Desert. We were honored this year to be joined by the Mayor of Palm Desert, Jan Harnick in the presentation of these scholarships to these five wonderful students at the College of the Desert. In the photo above are from left to right:
Lisa Middleton -- Desert Horticultural Society
Michael Brown -- Scholarship winner
Greg Gritters -- President Vintage Associates
Jeyro Reynoso --Scholarship winner
Wilford Mervilus -- Scholarship Winner
Willow Chan -- Scholarship winner
Jeff Place -- COD Professor
ClaudiaYanez-Fetis -- Scholarship winner
Jan Harnick -- Palm Desert Mayor