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Something About Hummingbirds
by Carol Zukowski





The following members have extensive experience in the areas indicated below. From fruits and vegetables to tropical plants. One of them should be able to answer any question you might have about a certain plant or gardening problem.

Fruits and Vegetables
Christina Sangster

fruitsChristina really knows a lot about vegetables and what is needed to keep our fruit trees healthy and strong.
For guidance and information, Click here.


Lynn Paine

geramiums specialistPelargoniums are evergreen perennials indigenous to Southern Africa, and are drought tolerant, but can tolerate only minor frosts. Geraniums, on the other hand, are one of many annual or perennial plants, most from the Northern Hemisphere, having symmetrical flowers borne singly or in clusters. They are extremely popular garden plants, grown as bedding plants in temperate regions. Lynn is the Vista Garden Club specialist on the many available varieties. For guidance and information, Click here.


Tropical/Subtripical Fruit
Dottie and Art Logan

Dottie and Art are experts on growing the many tropical/subtropical fruits that can be grown, harvested, and enjoyed in our area. Not many regions of our great country can grow these interesting, delicious, exotic fruits, but North Tropical GardensCounty San Diego is blessed with fabulous weather able and willing to nourish and flourish these nutritious fruit trees. For getting the best of all the many and different fruit trees andshrubs, ask Dottie and Art, Click here.


bird and butterflysBirds, Butterflies and Backyard Habita
Paula White



Master Gardener Hot Line
UCSD 858 694-2960

Carol Zukowski

FlowersThere are over 100 species of Roses. They form a group of erect shrubs, and climbing or trailing plants, with stems that are often armed with sharp.


Trees/Shrubs and Perennials
Dan Cannou

yellow treeHave you ever wondered what tree would be the best selection for your yard. Dan is our expert on trees and shrubs. He can tell you how big the trees or shrubs will become over the years. Dan also knows and can tell you all about perennials. Click here for further information.


Floral Design and Consultant
Suzy Long

veggiesSuzy brings a variety of creative ideas using your everday containers and flowers from your garden into beautiful table arrangements. Suzy attends our monthly meetings showing new creations each month with clever, innovative designs that we can all use in our own homes. Everyone looks forward to her unique, usable flower arrangements. For a consultation, Click here.


Master Composting
Lynn Paine

Well-made compost is a soft, crumbly, brownish or blackish substance resulting from decomposition of organic material. This added to your soil results in a nutritious, healthy environment to grow beautiful plants. You can contact either Nancy or Lynn for guidance in enriching your soil and your entire gardening experience, as "dirt" or "soil" is the basis for the nourishment of all your plants. Click for further information.


California Native Plants
Marsha Bode

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