Tag: tropical plants

Annual Award Meeting & Potluck Dinner

Annual Award Meeting & Potluck Dinner

featuring Kristin Yanker-Hansen, Horticulturist of the Year Monday, May 20 2019 “You Can’t Grow That in Danville!” Although Danville, California, is still considered to be a Mediterranean climate, the temperatures are more extreme, which changes the palette of plants that can be grown. Kristin will talk about the plants that she has grown successfully, including … Continue reading Annual Award Meeting & Potluck Dinner

Growing Indoor Plants Outdoors in the San Francisco Bay Area

Growing Indoor Plants Outdoors in the San Francisco Bay Area

with Alan La Vergne Monday, April 15, 2019 Don’t take anything for granted about cold tolerance. Many plants from tropical and subtropical regions can tolerate chilly temperatures bette than we expect. Alan La Vergne grows sinningias (family Gesneriaceae), cacti, orchids, and begonias outdoors. A few die in winter, but most survive. The only way we can discover what … Continue reading Growing Indoor Plants Outdoors in the San Francisco Bay Area

Bulletin – April 2019 – V86(04)

•  "Throw it Outside and See What Happens," with Alan LaVergne (April meeting) •  Annual Award Meeting & Potluck Dinner, with Horticulturist of the Year winner Kristin Yanker-Hansen (May meeting) • April "Coffee in the Garden"— A Trio of Member Gardens in SF •  May "Coffee in the Garden" in Davis • "What's in a … Continue reading Bulletin – April 2019 – V86(04)