You are welcome to attend our monthly General Meeting as a guest up to 2 times during the year. After 2 guest attendances, you will be encouraged to join the club. Come a little early to meet our members and socialize.
MiraCosta Horticulture Club Guest Speaker, 2019 - 2020
September 7, 2019 Workshop: Member, Susan Duey leads a workshop planting succulents. Program: “Tomato Farming in Oceanside” Derrick Platz, pesticide and logistics manager for West Coast tomato growers / Oceanside will give a summary of the Sighn family, followed by an explanation of his job in the pesticide and logistics area. He will then elaborate on the tomato and the broccoli business, which is a relatively new vegetable they are growing in the off season, as well as his progress in developing 40 acres of help in the Fallbrook area.
Starting Time: 11:30 Workshop Starting Time: 12:20 p.m. Business Meeting and Program Location: The Garden Room at Alta Vista Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace, Vista 92084
October 19, 2019 Workshop: Member, Eileen Ford will lead a hands on workshop decorating pumpkins for the holidays. Mini pumpkins and supplies will be provided by the club. Members only. Program: “Raptors and the Installation of Owl Boxes” Tom Stephens will speak on this subject.
November 9, 2019 Workshop: Member Susan Duey will demonstrate on creating holiday themed gifts using living plants, pots and creative wrap/packaging ideas. Program:"Butterflies of San Diego" Pat Flanagan will make this presentation, speaking about milkweed and other nectar producing plants that draw butterflies to the garden.
December 2019 Holiday pot luck and Chinese raffle at noon. Members only.
January 11, 2020 Workshop: Member Susan Duey will lead a hands on workshop about ideas for planting bulbs. Members only. Program: “Bee-Friendly Gardening” Hillary of Girl Next Door Honey will make this presentation to the club. February 8, 2020 Workshop: Member Art Logan will give a presentation on garden grafting. Program: “Native Plants" Joan Bockman of Buena Vista Nature Center will make this presentation. March 14, 2020 Workshop: Member Susan Duey will hold a seed exchange and lead a hands on seed planting demonstration. Members only. Program:“Vista Culture Caravan and Out and About” Elle Muse, City of Vista Recreation Coordinator, will provide a summary of the tours and Travel offer her office provides for March, April, May and perhaps June.. April 4, 2020 Workshop: Member Susan Duey will lead a demonstration and hands on workshop on ways to display Tillandsias (air plants). Members only. Program: “Zero-Waste Cooking Class” Sarah Davis, Senior-Environmental Specialist for the City of Oceanside will lead this program. It will be held at the Senior Center, 3902 Senior Center Drive, Oceanside 920956.
May 2019-There is no meeting in May. We will be having our annual plant sale.
June, 2019 Annual End of the Year Potluck at Noon-This is the day we get together and survey ourselves to make our dreams and wishes known for programs and workshops for our next year. We also honor the club member selected as Member of the Year and install a new Board. .