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"There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments"
       Janet Phllips

Meetings

Guests are always welcome to these informative programs. Just show up at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace in Vista, CA. Lunch is at noon, programs follow a short business meeting and usually start at approximately 1:30pm.

 

2016-2017 Workshops and Programs

Dates

Work Shops

Programs

09/02/2016 Tour— We will tour two member’s gardens. Carpool from the Senior Center at 9 a.m.
Contact Carol Zukowski 760 639-5395
Exotica Rare Fruit Nursery in Vista will talk about rare fruit trees that can be grown in our area. Plants will be for sale.
10/07/2016 Workshop —Amazing Succulent Design Tour! 
Carpool from Senior Center 9 a.m.
Contact Lynn Paine 760 716-6337
An award winning member of San Diego County Orchid Society tells us the secrets of growing orchids outside in our area.
10/28/2016 Tour We will be traveling by car to the Hortense Miller Gardens and home in Laguna Beach. 
Bring your lunch as we will eat in a nearby park.

11/04/2016 The Fall Fundraiser luncheon for 2016 will at the Shadowridge Country Club     See Events Tab

12/02/2016 Workshop – We will continue the VGC tradition of making small dish gardens for donation to a local care facility for shut-ins during the holidays. Meet at Senior Center at 10:00 a.m.a
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VGC member Dennis Pilien will speak about the future of the Earth and our part in it.
01/06/2017  Come to our workshop to learn how to make a vegetable design arrangement.
Contact Lynn Paine 760 716-6337


California Native Plants in San Diego Gardens.  VGC member Dennis Pilien Tells us about our own natives, how to save them and use them in our own landscape.
02/03/2017 We will be taking a trip to pique the interest in floral design.  Carpool from Senior Center at 9 a.m.
Contact Carol Zukowski 760 639-5395

Evergreen Nursery will tell us about new
plants and trees. Plants will be for sale.
03/04/2017 We will tour a Non Members Private Garden filled with many delights! 
Carpool from Senior Center at 9 a.m.
Contact Carol Zukowski 760 639-5395

Design presentation for the flower show. Come to learn and to get ideas for the flower
show
04/01/2017 We will visit a strawberry field where we will be able to pick strawberries and other produce. Wear comfortable shoes.
Contact Lynn Paine 760 716-6337

Finch Frolic Gardens in Fallbrook run by Diane Kennedy who speaks about her natural permaculture garden filled with fragrant food-producing, medicinal and native plants.
05/6-7/2017 Vista Garden Club’s 79th Annual Standard Flower Show and Plant Sale at Brengle Terrace Park Recreation Center. b

06/02/2017 We will tour two member’s gardens. Meet at Senior Center at 9 a.m.
Contact Lynn Paine 760 716-6337

Vegetable gardening with the Misquito Indians.