Iris Season 2020 Begins

Iris season has just started.  It’s earlier than usual in Stephen’s garden thanks to the additon of a few short bearded iris.  He’s grateful that he followed Diane Shipman’s advice rather than the advice seen recently online.  Hers was to fertilize in February; online advice was to fertilize when the tulips bloom.  In this case, …

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Club Cancellations

The March, April, May and June Meetings have been cancelled.  We are planning to conduct the July meeting via Zoom. The Tour has been cancelled. Not knowing how things will go this spring and summer with the coronavirus, the Garden Tour will not take place in 2020. We hope and plan to offer it in …

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Dianne’s Garden – Spring 2020

Today I walked around my yard and cut all the broken branches that were caused by the heavy snow. On the brighter side, I cut my Hyacinths which fell over from the snow (see attached photos). They are so beautiful and smell sooo good.

Penny Pines Information 2020

Why do we donate? What is Penny Pines? Where did Penny Pines Start? What’s the History of this donation? Penny Pines began in California in 1941.  The initial sponsorship was from the San Francisco Sportswomen’s Association and later, the school children of the San Mateo County Schools.  The first contributions were put to use for reforestation …

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