Desert Horticultural Society

Our goal is to promote the use of desert appropriate plants in an attractive, environmentally sustainable landscape.

 "The era of the lawn in the West is over"

Paul Robbins, director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the 
University of Wisconsin, on dwindling water supplies in the Southwest

Chapter Newsletter, November 2015

2015 Vintage Associates/DHSCV Scholarships Awarded at Desert Community Garden Day

Jeff Place, professor of turfgrass management and environmental horticulture at College of the Desert, left, and Al Hollinger, arborist and Vintage Nursery operations manager, right, flank scholarship awardees, from left, Rafael Chaidez, $500; Joseph Borja, $500; Ulices Cisneros-Ramirez, $1,000; Jose Cienfuegos, $500; Luis Alonzo-Lopez, $1,000. Photo by Mark Astorga.

Upcoming Events*

Sunday, October 18, 2015 10:00 AM • La Quinta Museum, 77-885 Avenida Montezuma, La Quinta, CA
Friday, December 04, 2015 7:45 AM • Corona Del Mar/ Newport Beach, CA
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 7:00 AM • Steve Robbins Administration Building, 75515 Hovley Lane East, Palm Desert
Thursday, January 14, 2016 6:00 PM • UCR Palm Desert auditorium, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert, CA, 92211
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 6:00 PM • The Living Desert, Hoover Room
Thursday, January 28, 2016 9:00 AM • UC Desert Research and Extension Center
  *See "Field Trip, Meeting, & Event Schedule" menu option
    for a complete list of upcoming events.

*Hard copies of the Fountain Grass flyer are available, which include English on one side and Spanish on the other.

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