Join us for the 10th Annual Desert Garden Tour
The 10th Annual Desert Garden Tour will be held Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 12 Noon to 4 PM. This year’s event features five beautiful, water conserving gardens to inspire every desert gardener and landscape enthusiast.
Enjoy self-guided walks through Palm Springs gardens showcasing Mediterranean, tropical, zen modern, and natural desert landscaping. Created by homeowners and design professionals, these gardens offer insight and inspiration that speak to every garden style.
This year’s event begins at 12 Noon, one hour earlier than previous years, allowing additional time to tour the featured gardens. All guests check in and receive tour maps at Wellness Park on the corner of Via Miraleste and Tachevah in Palm Springs.
Online pre-registration will be available in early March via Paypal here. You may also register on-site at Wellness Park the day of the event from 11:30 am to 2 pm. There is no cost for DHSCV members. The cost is $15 for non-members and $5 for students (cash only please). Distances between featured gardens require biking or driving.
To keep up to date on the Garden Tour like us on Facebook at facebook.com/dhscvgardentour
Volume 1, Issue 7 - January/February 2015
Vintage Associates Inc. / DHSCV 2014 Scholarship Winners
At the October 18th Desert Garden Community Day we awarded five outstanding College of the Desert students in Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management $4000 in scholarships. This is the fourth year for the Vintage/Desert Horticulture Scholarships. Originally founded by the Vintage Associates -- The Desert's Garden Center -- and now a cooperative effort of Vintage and the Desert Horticulture Society of the Coachella Valley the scholarships are provided to encourage students towards careers in horticulture and landscape. A total of $15,000 has been provided over four years based on academic achievement, community service and need. The Desert Horticulture Society is proud to partner with Greg Gritters of the Vintage Associates and Jeff Place of the College of the Desert.
We were thrilled to provide the scholarships this year at the Living Desert, our new home for the annual Desert Garden Community Day. Joining our scholarship winners - Michael Brown, Pater Sartor, Rafael Chaidez, Luis Lopez and Jorge Salcido are the Desert Horticulture Society’s President Mary Brent Wehrli, Lisa Middleton, Jeff Place from the College of the Desert and Al Hollinger of Vintage Associates.