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Club Year: Sep - Jun
Club Flower: Camellia
Club Bird: Robin
Club Tree: Calif. Redbud

Auburn Garden Club

Meetings | Other Gatherings | Meeting Programs | Field Trips


General Meetings

The club meets from September through June on the fourth Monday of each month at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1279 High Street (near the entrance to the Gold Country Fairgrounds). Meetings start at 9:00 AM sharp, with a social time from 10:00 to 10:30 AM, followed by a program. Currently scheduled programs are listed below.

Other Gatherings

Plant Propagation: Second Thursday of each month, year-round at 10:00 AM in various members' homes. Contact Saul Wiseman for more information


2016-2017 Meeting Programs

September 26, 2016: Weimar Institute Trails: A Natural History. Rob Littlepage. Photographic saunter through the trails, demonstrating the diversity of native plants and the history of this retired TB sanitarium.
Weimar Institute Trails

October 24, 2016: Farming in the Foothills: Patrick Bollinger, Foothill Roots Farmer from Meadow Vista provides insights on his business of growing organic vegetables.
Foothill Roots Farm

November 28, 2016: Auburn Garden Club Presentations: Grant presentations and member's garden tips and questions for our own garden experts.

December 5, 2016: Holiday Party: Our annual holiday party will be held at Awful Annies' Restaurant at 11:30.

January 23, 2017: Gardening in Small Habitats: Colfax Master Gardener Ingrid Elsel provides the latest tips on assembling amazing container gardens.
Placer County Master Gardeners

February 27, 2017: What's New in Gardening? Our annual visit from Trey Pitsenberger, owner of Golden Gecko Garden Center in Garden Valley to get us ready for spring planting.
Golden Gecko Garden Center "

March 27, 2017: Creating Bird-Friendly Landscapes: Nancy Gilbert, Education Chair of Redbud Chapter, California Native Plant Society, presents ways to encourage and provide for wild birds by our landscaping methods.
California Native Plant Society

April 24, 2017: An Historic Auburn Garden: Henry Batsel, owner of a historic home and garden near Robie Point in Auburn presents his garden as an example of plantings from the early days of Auburn. This includes a tour of the garden.

May 22, 2017: Aquaculture: The Wave of the Future? Eric Powell, owner of ProduceAlive in Loomis shows how vegetables can be grown only in water with nutrients provided by fish.
Loomis News Article

June tbd 2017 Annual Installation of Officers and end-of-year luncheon at at Awful Annies' Restaurant.

Field Trips

The Club often schedules field trips throughout the year to various destinations in the area that are of interest to our members.

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