Upcoming Events

  • Wisley RHS
    Thu, Jan 20
    Zoom
    Jan 20, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST
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    The Wisley garden is the flagship garden of Britain's Royal Horticulture Society. It excels in all aspects of horticulture.
  • Ireland I
    Thu, Jan 27
    Zoom
    Jan 27, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST
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    Ireland really is the Emerald Isle. Its mild climate is ideal for plants--they grow without irrigation!
  • Scotland I
    Thu, Feb 03
    Zoom
    Feb 03, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST
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    Scotland, although far to the north, has sparse population outside the main cities and a surprisingly mild climate (Gulf Stream influence). As a result even some subtropicals can be found.
  • Spain - Andalusia
    Thu, Feb 10
    Zoom
    Feb 10, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST
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    In in southern Spain, Andalusia, or Al-Andalus, was the far western outpost of the medieval Islamic world. The Alhambra and the Mezquita, architectural masterpieces, reflect that heritage. Spain excels in the treatment of large outdoor spaces, and use of subtropical plants in landscapes and garden
  • Keukenhof I
    Thu, Feb 17
    Zoom
    Feb 17, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST
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    Keukenhof is the world's premier bulb garden! And no wonder, since the Dutch have great skill and a well-suited climate for producing bulbs, such as tulips, crocus, narcissus, and hyacinths.
  • Vienna, city visit
    Thu, Feb 24
    Zoom
    Feb 24, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST
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    Vienna is one of the world's most livable cities, with a history dating from the time of the Romans--and before. We want to take a look at several aspects of Vienna, perhaps eliciting your own recollections or providing an introduction for your own visit.
  • Paleoclimates - Earth's climate history
    Mar 03, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST
    Zoom
    Earth's climate has varied greatly over geologic time, with some events periodic and others episodic. Large advances in understanding of climate history have been made in the past several decades. Through ice cores, historical geology, and dating methods, it is possible to view climate over a very