GUEST SPEAKERS 6

Kreigh Hampel, Charles Southward / IGH Gardens, John Schoustra, Stephen Covolo, Hetty Shurtleff, LA Urban Farms

Kreigh Hampel - Recycling

Kreigh Hampel - Recycling

Kreigh Hampel served as Burbank’s Recycling Coordinator for 17 years and has been involved with recycling programs for 45 years. Kreigh's extensive knowledge is impressive and with his enthusiasm he easily captured our attention :) Kreigh is also passionate about soil health, nutrient cycles, microbiology, and diverse biological systems. He draws on the principles of simplicity, the power of diversity, and the elegance of natural systems to advance health and well-being.

Charles Southward - IGH Gardens

Charles Southward - IGH Gardens

Charles Southward, a US Air Force veteran once homeless himself, created IGH Gardens to provide healthy, organic vegetables to homeless shelters in LA. He shared with us his growing skills that produce bountiful crops that never cease to amaze! Website: ighgardens.org

John Schoustra - Daylilies

John Schoustra - Daylilies

John Schoustra of Greenwood Daylily Gardens introduced us to a vast variety of his own special breeds of beautiful Daylilies. These amazing plants provide the flowers we want (and the pollen bees need) while tolerating flooding, drought, pollution and smog. Perfect for Southern California! Website: greenwoodgarden.com

Stephen Covolo - African Violets

Stephen Covolo - African Violets

Stephen Covolo is a grower and hybridizer of African Violets and Streptocarpus; and is the creator of the registered Steffano's series. He is also an AVSA advanced judge and director. Our members were treated to a virtual tour of Stephen's extraordinary collection of the most beautiful African Violets and Streptocarpus, and we learned all the basics about these colorful beauties.

Hetty Shurtleff - Floral Design

Hetty Shurtleff - Floral Design

Hetty Shurtleff inspires our members with her virtual presentation on how to create fun and beautiful floral designs for the fall/winter holidays.

LA Urban Farms - Vertical Gardens

LA Urban Farms - Vertical Gardens

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our Club has switched to online meetings via the FCC platform. Our 3 wonderful guest speakers of LA Urban Farms (photos bottom row, center), founder Wendy Coleman and her partners Jennifer Crane and Melanie Dorsey, joined us live from Santa Barbara and Florida, introducing us to the fascinating and exciting world of growing food with vertical gardens. Website: laurbanfarms.com

LA Urban Farms - Vertical Gardens

LA Urban Farms - Vertical Gardens

Our 3 wonderful guest speakers of LA Urban Farms, founder Wendy Coleman, and her partners Jennifer Crane and Melanie Dorsey, joined us live from Santa Barbara and Florida, introducing us to the fascinating and exciting world of growing food with vertical gardens. Website: laurbanfarms.com

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