August Meeting 
Jim Bishop

My Life with Plants – Confessions of a Plantaholic   
Monday,  August 14  6:00 PM  - 8:30 PM 



Jim Bishop, plantaholic, walks us through his addiction to plants starting with his first gateway plant memories as a child to the many plants, people and places that led to a full-blown obsession.

Join us at Jim’s final meeting as SDHS president, as he tells us of the humorous and educational evolution of his many memories, tales, and people that fed his life-long addiction.


Doors open at 6:00.  Come early to enjoy the social hour, check out our new location and shop the vendors.

Presentations start at 6:45

Members free 
Non-members  $15 - Pay at check-in
Parking free for everyone



September Meeting 

Frank McDonough

20 South African Plants Every Home Landscaper Should Know
Monday,  September 11  6:00 PM  - 8:30 PM 



The record drought drew attention to low water use landscaping in general and to South African plants. Many parts of South Africa, including the exceptionally diverse Cape Floristic Provence, host non-thirsty and usually non-invasive plants that are both visually pleasing and attention getting. Botanist Frank McDonough discusses the 20 stunning, hardy, and currently available offerings that every landscape designer, professional or amateur, should have in their plant palate.

Doors open at 6:00.  Come early to enjoy the social hour, check out our new location and shop the vendors.

Presentations start at 6:45

Members free 
Non-members  $15 - Pay at check-in
Parking free for everyone



San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 
Tour is now open for reservations
February 15-21, 2018


Join the San Diego Horticultural Society as we tour the artistic, cultural, and horticultural riches of San Miguel de Allende, a city rich with color, lush plantings, and delicious flavors. The tour includes visits to local public and private gardens, historical points of interest, and venturing out to surrounding villages and towns as well.
San Miguel is located in the far eastern part of the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico and has long been a destination for artistic and creative people from all over the world. Famous for its well-preserved historic center filled with buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries, both San Miguel and the nearby Sanctuary of Atotonilco are designated World Heritage Sites. Discover the historic beauty and modern flair for the dramatic that is the hallmark of this charming city. Come with us and experience this one-of-a-kind location filled with color and a vibrant, artistic lifestyle.
San Miguel de Allende is a city that manages to be both quaint and cosmopolitan at the same time. With its narrow cobblestone streets, leafy courtyards, fine architectural details and sumptuous interiors, San Miguel de Allende is arguably the prettiest town in Mexico.

For complete itinerary details and information about booking this exciting trip click the "Learn More and Register" button.


SDHS is a Pacific Horticulture Partner 
Join or Renew Today  

Pacific Horticulture believes in the power of gardens to enrich people’s lives and inspire environmental stewardship. 

A west-coast based organization founded in 1968, Pacific Horticulture brings horticulturists, designers, and passionate gardeners together to share knowledge through our publications, seminars, and tours.  Pacific Horticulture magazine is widely recognized for its horticultural accuracy, engaging text, and beautiful photographs. As part of their mission to inspire west coast gardeners their website offers an archive of past articles dating back to 2000, available to anyone that visits their website.

SDHS members can join at a special rate $24/year - a savings of $16 off retail price. Membership includes a one-year subscription to the magazine; advance notice for tours and special events; and the popular electronic newsletter. 

Click Here to Join Today - Enter Discount code SDHSPARTNER 2015 for the special SDHS member rate

Click Here to learn about Pacific Horticulture Upcoming Private Garden Tours.

New Meeting Location!

Monthly Meetings are held at:

Congregation Beth Israel
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA  92122

Parking is free with validation.
The parking validation machine is located at meeting check-in tables. 

More Information and Directions

Monthly Meetings

Mon, August 14, 2017 5:45 PM • Congregation Beth Israel 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92122
Mon, September 11, 2017 6:00 PM • Congregation Beth Israel 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92122
Mon, October 09, 2017 6:00 PM • Congregation Beth Israel 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92122

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 Our Mission  To inspire and educate the people of San Diego County to grow and enjoy plants, and to create beautiful, environmentally responsible gardens and landscapes.

Our Vision  To champion regionally appropriate horticulture in San Diego County.


 



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