GUEST SPEAKERS 2

Paul Vander Werf, Jerrold Turney, Ellen Mackey, David Bassani, Tomas O'Grady, Matt + Rebecca Tufenkian, Angela Price, FoLAR, Camille Van Ast, Lili Singer, Steven Gerischer, David Snow, Bart O'Brien, CGCI President Rita Desilets

Paul Vander Werf - Vermicomposting

Paul Vander Werf - Vermicomposting

Paul Vander Werf: It All Starts with the Soil - Focus on Vermicomposting. LAGC VP Vicky and "Worm Whisperer" Paul Vander Werf. Paul educates us about the benefits of vermicomposting and how it's done correctly and effectively. In the end, he helps LAGC members to place "fully loaded" soil bags into their cars.

Jerrold Turney -  Pruning

Jerrold Turney - Pruning

Jerrold Turney: Pruning Techniques. Dr. Jerrold Turney educates us on Pruning Techniques. Dr. Turney is a plant pathologist, research horticulturist, pest control advisor and certified arborist.

Ellen Mackey Backyard Orchard

Ellen Mackey Backyard Orchard

Ellen Mackey: You too can have a Backyard Orchard. Ellen Mackey, Senior Ecologist with the Metropolitan Water District of SoCal teaches us how to grow our own backyard orchard.

David Bassani - Waterwise Gardening

David Bassani - Waterwise Gardening

David Bassani: Waterwise Gardening. David Bassani, Landscape Designer and President of Bassani's Greenscapes, Inc. educates us on waterwise gardening. Seen here with LAGC President Joyce (left) and VP Vicky.

Tomas O'Grady

Tomas O'Grady

Tomas O'Grady, Enrich LA: A Garden for every School / Save the Historic Figueroa-Riverside Bridge and Preserve it for Future Park Use. Tomas O'Grady, Co-Founder of Enrich LA, flanked by LAGC VP Vicky and Webmaster Dina. Under the motto "A Garden In Every School", Tomas & Team have worked wonders in our city and throughout LA county.

Matt + Rebecca Tufenkian

Matt + Rebecca Tufenkian

Matt + Rebecca Tufenkian and their young son offer interesting details about new and unusual plants. They have our undivided attention, until their young son steals the show :) He seems ready to step into his parents' footsteps. We greatly enjoy listening to his interesting comments on each plant. Even if you think, you have a plant like that - you probably don't. That's how unusual or new these plants are. Our members could hardly wait to get their hands on these green gems!

Matt + Rebecca Tufenkian

Matt + Rebecca Tufenkian

Matt + Rebecca Tufenkian and their young son offer interesting details about new and unusual plants. They have our undivided attention, until their young son steals the show :) He seems ready to step into his parents' footsteps. We greatly enjoy listening to his interesting comments on each plant. Even if you think, you have a plant like that - you probably don't. That's how unusual or new these plants are. Our members could hardly wait to get their hands on these green gems!

Angela Price

Angela Price

Angela Price: Ten Ways to make the most of your Small Garden Space. LAGC Member Vicky with Garden Designer, Angela Price of Eden Condensed. Today's topic was "Ten ways to make the most of your small garden space".

FoLAR - LA River

FoLAR - LA River

Friends of the LA River FoLAR: LA River at a Watershed. LAGC Member Vicky and Bill Bowling of Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR). Bill Bowling explains the course of the LA River near Griffith Park in 1938, when the great flood of LA happened.

Camille Van Ast - Floral Design (1/2)

Camille Van Ast - Floral Design (1/2)

Camille Van Ast shares her Flower Designs. LAGC Member Vicky introduces us to Camille Van Ast, a Master Flower Show Judge since 1976. Camille studied at the Sogetsu School of Ikebana and currently teaches Ikebana at Santa Monica City College.

Camille Van Ast - Floral Design (2/2)

Camille Van Ast - Floral Design (2/2)

Camille Van Ast shares her Flower Designs. LAGC Member Vicky introduces us to Camille Van Ast, a Master Flower Show Judge since 1976. Camille studied at the Sogetsu School of Ikebana and currently teaches Ikebana at Santa Monica City College.

Lili Singer

Lili Singer

Lili Singer: Perfect Partners: Natives and Edibles. LAGC Member Vicky and Lili Singer, Director of Special Projects & Adult Education at Theodore Payne Foundation, and Host of "Garden Talks" at the LA County Arboretum.

Steven Gerischer - Hypertufa

Steven Gerischer - Hypertufa

Steven Gerischer's creative Hypertufa containers and garden art. Demonstration on how to create a Hypertufa container. Always wear gloves and a mask when mixing Portland cement with sand. Hypertufa mix is placed on the bottom and along the sides of a styrofoam container. Keep the layers rather thick. Cover the styrofoam container and let dry for 2 to 3 weeks. Create artsy and fun items with the left-over mix.

Steven Gerischer - Hypertufa

Steven Gerischer - Hypertufa

Steven Gerischer's creative Hypertufa containers and garden art. Demonstration on how to create a Hypertufa container. Always wear gloves and a mask when mixing Portland cement with sand. Hypertufa mix is placed on the bottom and along the sides of a styrofoam container. Keep the layers rather thick. Cover the styrofoam container and let dry for 2 to 3 weeks. Create artsy and fun items with the left-over mix.

David Snow - Monarch Butterfly (1/2)

David Snow - Monarch Butterfly (1/2)

David Snow: Lend a Hand to Monarchs. David Snow offers tips on conservation and preservation of the Monarch Butterfly and teaches us how to grow Milkweed Asclepias for the Monarch Caterpillar.

David Snow - Monarch Butterfly (2/2)

David Snow - Monarch Butterfly (2/2)

Bart O'Brien

Bart O'Brien

Bart O'Brien: Have a Plan to Manage your Garden Pests. Bart O'Brien educates us on how to manage our garden pests. LAGC First Vice-President, Vicky is also our current Guest Speaker. Program Director.

CGCI President Rita Desilets

CGCI President Rita Desilets

CGCI President Rita Desilets and LAGC Co-President Martha Hunt.

CGCI President Rita Desilets

CGCI President Rita Desilets

LAGC Co-President Martha Hunt and CGCI President Rita Desilets.