Southwestern College

Sharpen your garden knowledge by attending our series of Garden Walks and Talks.  Presented by our panel of garden docents and experts, you will be sure to learn some new garden techniques or find out about some plants you'll want to add to your garden.  Pick from our list of timely and fun garden presentations that will make your green thumb the envy of your neighbors.  

Each Garden Walk and Talk is held on Saturday, from 2:00 to 3:00-3:30 pm.  Park in lot E at no charge from 1 pm to 4 pm.  

No reservations for the Walks and Talks are required.  Simply meet at the garden entrance gate near the yellow classroom building (1800 building).  The talk is free with a recommended donation to the garden of $3.00 per person.

Here is the 2017 Schedule of Walks and Talks:

 Date  Title Synopsis

March 11th

Essential Oils Workshop Did you know that you can use some common garden plants from your own yard to create oils for a variety of uses?  Get some creative ideas in ways to use plants that you may never have dreamed of.
May 13th
Innovative Structures for Growing Vegetables and Fruits Find out some simple and fun ways to build innovative garden structure to grow and display your fruits and vegetables.  Learn how to create more space in your garden and provide better light and air to your food crops.
July 9th Plumeria Care and Propagation Learn how to propagate and grow those fantastic tropical and flowering plants known as Plumerias. Find out about the different varieties and the best locations in which to plant them.
September 9th Dragon Fruit Learn how to propagate and grow those fantastic tropical and unusual plants known as Pitaya. Find out about the different varieties and the best locations in which to plant them.  Note:  this walk and talk will be held at 9:00 am and conclude around 10 to 10:30 am (instead of the usual 2 pm start time).
November 11th Orchids: Types and Care Orchids are fascinating, grow all over the world in various climates, and are fairly easy to grow.  Get some tips on types, potting methods, and the best exposures in which to grow them.



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