Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, California     
Upcoming Events Overview
 

                    2015-2016 Bernardo Gardeners Club's
                                                        
Upcoming Events
  

We meet on the third Thursday of every month, except August, alternating general meetings with tours, trips or luncheons.  In July we have a New Member Tea
(by invitation only).

There will be a $5 fee for a non-member attendee for all events.  If a non-member attendee joins the day of an event, the $5 will be waived.  Membership dues are  $25 per year.  It is an additional $10 per year to add a spouse or companion.

  SCHEDULE

Tours/Trips & Luncheons: OCT-DEC-FEB-APR-JUN

General Meetings:  SEPT-NOV-JAN-MAR-MAY

General Meetings:  1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (approx. ending time) 
  Bo
ard Meetings:  11 a.m. prior to General Meetings          
                      (open to the membership)

LOCATION

       RANCHO BERNARDO SWIM & TENNIS CLUB 
 CASTILLE ROOM

16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive
San Diego, CA 92128

Parking Instructions

  The RB Swim and Tennis club is asking all groups to park only in the
  lower lot adjacent to the RB Presbyterian Church near the corner of
  Rancho Bernardo Road and Pomerado Road.
  In the southwest end
  of that lot (farthest from Pomerado) is a gate to the Swim & Tennis  
  Club.
  Push the intercom button and you will be buzzed in. 
The walk
  from there is less than 1 block and involves going down a small hill.
 
Those who are being dropped off may use the main entrance lot off
  of Bernardo Oaks.

                 2015-2016 Upcoming Ev
ents                                                                                                                      
                                                   

          Feb. 1st:       Palomar District Floral Design Forum
                           Shinoda Design Center
                           Pauline Sechi: Creative Designer, NGC                                         Flower Show Judge, CGCI Floral Design
                              Education Chair                
                              For more information on program, fees,   
                              and discounts, click HERE. After clicking,
                              you will be on the Palomar District's home
                              page, and then click the Floral Design
                              Forum tab.
                                  
                                 
 
                  
           Feb. 8th:      Garden Therapy Workshop
                           Gateway Gardens Assisted Living     
                                                Poway
                            10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                                  Contact
Judy Krupski

                                             

                                                   

      Feb. 18th:    Trip: Balboa Park

                           
Reserve your calendar for this fun trip! 

                             We will be meeting in the Casa del Prado    
                             (Room 104) and touring the Japanese
                             Garden and Pavilion. A visit to the Timken
                             Art Museum (free) and tour through the
                             Cactus/Succulent Garden are also planned.
                             Bring a brown bag lunch or dine at the
                             Prado Restaurant, the club will provide
                             refreshments. There are hills with flat
                             walkways, so wear comfortable shoes.

                             Fees: $7 (seniors) payable at the Japanese
                             Garden, plus $5 for your car pool driver

                             Car Pool Meeting Place: Ed Brown Center's
                             first driveway, across from the Casa de las
                             Campanas Retirement Home, 18655 West
                             Bernardo Drive, San Diego

                             For more information or to RSVP, contact
                             Sharon Tooley     

                                             
                                                    

       
Feb. 22nd:    District Meeting To Be Hosted At The
                          Bernardo Gardeners Club
                          If you would like to volunteer to help set
                             up and manage this event, contact
                             Sharon Swildens

                              

         Mar. 7th:    Palomar District Floral Design Forum
                            Shinoda Design Center
                            Jackie Zhang: Master Instructor,                                                 O'Hara School of Ikebana                                For more information on program, fees,   
                               and discounts, click HERE. After clicking,
                               you will be on the Palomar District's home
                               page, and then click the Floral Design
                               Forum tab.
                                                    
                                 

       Mar. 14th:    Garden Therapy Workshop
                           Gateway Gardens Assisted Living     
                                                Poway
                         10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                               Contact
Judy Krupski
     
                                                    

        Mar. 17th:          General Meeting
                                               Guest Speaker: Carol Fuller
                               Topic: Trees and Bushes in Containers

                               How do you keep citrus, bushes, and small
                               trees doing well in containers? Carol will
                               demonstrate how to plant in containers
                               and have the plants look good and thrive.

                               She was affiliated with Walter Anderson
                               for 10 years and now does custom land-
                               scapes, specializing in drought-tolerant
                               treatments, garden designs, Southwest
                               styles, outdoor lighting, use of rock, stone
                               and water features.

                               She has much to tell and it is very climate
                               appropriate!
    
                                  
                                                   
         Mar. 21-23  Flower Show School, Course 2
                               The Southwestern Judges Council and
                               Palomar District are conducting Course 2
                               of the Flower Show School in the Ecke
                               Building at the Botanic Garden in
                               Encinitas. School attendance is open to all
                               who want to study horticulture and design,
                               and can also be taken for credit to become
                               a Flower Show Judge if one attends all
                               sessions and takes the test.

                               David Robson has been teaching
                               horticulture since 1980 and will teach
                               Flower Show Procedure and Horticulture
                               for Exhibiting and Judging. Penny Decker
                               is a floral designer, NGC Master Flower
                               Show Judge and serves on the boards of
                               NGC and the Deep South Region. She will
                               review Elements and Principles of Design,
                               with emphasis on color, line, space,
                               balance, and rhythm. The exam will be
                               given on the third day.

                               The two-day course cost is $140, plus $5 if
                               an exam for credit is taken. A one-day
                               non-exam attendance (either Monday or
                               Tuesday) cost is $70. Contact Registrar
                               Jill Coleman at (951) 684-2635 951-684-263(or
                               bcnjill@hotmail.com for more information
                               or to sign up.

                               And for those interested, Course 3 of the
                               Flower Show School will be held
                               September 19-21...
               
                                              
                                                     

        Apr. 4th:     Palomar District Floral Design Forum
                            Shinoda Design Center
                            Gloria Aminian and Monica Lewis:
                               Mother and Daughter Team of NGC
                               Flower Show Judges
                               For more information on program, fees,   
                               and discounts, click HERE. After clicking,
                               you will be on the Palomar District's home
                               page, and then click the Floral Design
                               Forum tab.
                                           

                                                     
                          
      Apr. 11th:     Garden Therapy Workshop
                            Gateway Gardens Assisted Living     
                                                Poway
                         10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                               Contact
Judy Krupski

                           

                                                        

                                            
      Apr. 23rd:     Spring Garden Tour
                            Self-Guided Tour of Local Gardens--
                               Rain or Shine!
                               10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


                               --Complimentary refreshments
                               --Craft & plant sale
                               --Plein air artists
                               --Master Gardener experts

                               Cost: $20 per person (no refunds)
                               Flat shoes required!

                               Order tickets by mail (must be received by
                               April 8; be sure to provide return address
                               for mailing). Send check payable to:
                               Bernardo Gardeners Club
                               17361 Regalo Lane
                               San Diego, CA 92128

                               Tickets also available for purchase
                               March 15-April 22 at:
                               Walter Andersen Nursery
                               12755 Danielson Court
                               Poway, CA 92064

                               On tour day only, tickets may be
                               purchased at the tour home located at
                               12649 Bendito Drive.

                               For more information, contact
                               bernardogardenersclub@gmail.com or
                               call 858-485-0288(858) 485-0288.
                                                                                               
                                   

            May 2nd:      Palomar District Floral Design Forum
                            Shinoda Design Center
                            Local Designers Compete:
                               "Signature Design," "Round Robin,"
                               "Wrap-Up Design"
                               For more information on program, fees,   
                               and discounts, click HERE. After clicking,
                               you will be on the Palomar District's home
                               page, and then click the Floral Design
                               Forum tab.      
                                                
                                   
                                   
              May 9th:     Garden Therapy Workshop
                            Gateway Gardens Assisted Living     
                                                 Poway
                            10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                                  Contact
Judy Krupski
                                           
                                    


            May 19th:    Elections and Tea Party

                                
                                                                               
         Jun 16th:    Trip: Temecula Olive Oil Company
                            
                             You won't want to miss this!
                                Enjoy a guided tour through olive groves,
                                and learn about sustainable agriculture,
                                growing olives, harvesting techniques,
                                milling and pressing, along with a tasting
                                of various extra virgin olive oils and
                                balsamic vinegars.

                                Choose from a variety of olive oils,
                                including roasted garlic, rosemary,
                                jalapeno, fresh basil, hickory smoked,
                                white truffle, and fresh blood orange.
                                Other products include spreads, butter,
                                dips, soaps--even olive trees!

                                Price of admission: $15

                                We will be car pooling from Rancho
                                Bernardo. Be sure to bring an adequate
                                fee for your driver. While we have some
                                drivers signed up, we might need more.
                                The ranch is 90 minutes from Rancho
                                Bernardo.

                                For more information about the trip                                   and car pooling, or to make reservations,
                                call Clo Massad at (858) 487-4781(858) 487-4781 or
                                email cmassad@san.rr.com

                      

        
                                
                                
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