Club Year: Sep - Jun
Auburn Garden Club
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.
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.
October 24, 2016: Farming in the Foothills: Patrick Bollinger, Foothill Roots Farmer from Meadow Vista provides insights on his business of growing organic vegetables.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June tbd 2017 Annual Installation of Officers and end-of-year luncheon at at Awful Annies' Restaurant.
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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