2013 Huntington Botanical Gardens
2013 Big Morongo Preserve and Cactus Mart
2012 Living Desert Propagation Nursery, Bob Linstead
2012 Garden Tour - Palm Springs
2012 Cactus Mart, iT House, Pioneertown
2012 Desert Community Garden Day
2012 Member Potluck
2011 Desert Community Garden Day
2011 Smoke Tree Ranch
2011 Arenas Canyon Hike
Desert Garden Tour Plant Lists
Citrus Care in the Desert
2012-2013 Vintage Associates / DHSCV Scholarship Awarded
8th Annual Desert Garden Tour, Sunday, April 14, 2013
Our goal is to promote the use of desert appropriate plants in an attractive, environmentally sustainable landscape.
Vintage Associates Inc. / DHSCV
2012-2013 Scholarships Awarded
On December 6th Vintage Associates and the Desert Horticulture Society awarded five scholarships totaling $4000 to outstanding students in Turfgrass Management and Environmental Horticulture at College of the Desert.
Wayne Farnsworth of Indio, a 2009 graduate of La Quinta High School.
Wayne aspires to a career in Horticulture education. He intends to complete his undergraduate education at Cal Poly Pomona.
Greg Olson of Palm Desert, 2010 graduate of Cathedral City High School. Greg currently is employed at the Indian Wells Golf Resort and has a career goal to be a Superintendent of a golf course.
Claudia Yanez-Fetis of Rancho Mirage, a 2007 graduate of Cathedral City High School. A self-starter, Claudia aspires to a career in Environmental Horticulture and Education.
Willow Chan of Cathedral City, a 2010 graduate of Palm Desert High School.
Willow with a demanding academic schedule maintains a 3.9 GPA at COD and is pursuing her career goal to be a Landscape Architect.
Wilford Mervilus of La Quinta, who graduated from High School in his native Haiti.
Wilford, a 2011 winner of the Vintage Scholarship has a remarkable record of achievement at COD winning numerous citations for his academic work and community service. He intends to complete his undergraduate education at Cal Poly Pomona in Agriculture Business.
Upcoming DHSCV Events
8th Annual Desert Garden Community Day
Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:00 AM • Henderson Community Building, 72559 Highway 111 (cross street El Paseo, SW Corner), Palm Desert, California
pcoming non-DHSCV Events
June 28-30, 2013
Cactus & Succulent Society of America (CSSA)
48th Annual Show and Sale
Huntington Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA.
Early-Bird Plant Sale: Friday, Noon–4:30 p.m
Show and Sale: Sat. 10:30 to 4:30
Sun. 10:30 to 4:00
July 20, 2013
Sierra Club Big Bear Group
11th annual Xeriscape Garden Tour
Big Bear, CA
Participants can begin the FREE self-guided tour anytime between 9 am and noon starting at Eminger’s Mountain Nursery, located at 41223 Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear Lake, across the street from the Denny’s Restaurant. Once registered, participants will have until 4:00 pm to complete the driving tour of the homes in Big Bear Valley. A tour booklet, which includes the locations of the 8 stops, a map and helpful information on gardening in the mountains, will be handed out at the starting location.
August 17-18, 2013
Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society
28th Annual Intercity Show and Sale
LA County Arboretum
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily
301 N. Baldwin Ave
Desert Horticultural Society