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2022-2023 Programs

Please join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted, from September through June
In-person Meetings at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church start at 9:45 am (Business Meeting, followed by a social break at 10:30 and the Program at 11:00)
6201 E. Willow St. (Major Cross Streets: Willow & Palo Verde)
Long Beach, CA 90815

Program updates are posted on this webpage as details are finalized
Questions? email us at longbeachgc@cagardenclubs.org

September 2022

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday August 24 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday September 21 at 9:45 am
Program: Ground Education by Holland Brown
Ground Education Co-Director Holland Brown will talk about the Long Beach elementary school gardens and gardening lessons established and maintained by Ground Education in association with LBUSD.

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday September 26 at 2:00 pm

October 2022

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday October 5 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday October 19 at 9:45 am
Program: Perennials by Lynn Hillman, retired from Roger’s Gardens
Perennials is a National Garden Club Study (Part 2). Part 1 on Annuals will be presented in February 2023.

Tour: Nature Hike or Pottery Mfg Tour Time/Date TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday October 24 at 2:00 pm

November 2022

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday November at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday November 16 at 9:45 am
Program: Best Practices for Water Use in Southern California Gardens by LA Master Gardener, CJ Crockett

Workshop: Tea Cup Bird Feeder Garden Stake by Linda Edgar, LBGC member  Time/Date TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday November 28 at 2:00 pm

December 2022

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday November 30 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday December 14 at 9:45 am (Please note meeting has been moved to the 2nd Wednesday)
Program: Holiday Celebration and Potluck
Activities include creating two arrangements of winter greens: one to take home and one to donate. There will be a Paper Bag raffle and BINGO.

Activity: No tour or workshop in December

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project:  no work party this month

January 2023

LBGC Board Meeting no meeting this month

General Meeting Wednesday January 18 at 9:45 am
Program: Landscape Design
details TBA

Workshop: Making and Using Pressed Flowers Carol Nelson/Jane Kaylor  Time/Date TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday January 23 at 2:00 pm

February 2023

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday February 1 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday February 15 at 9:45 am
Program: Annuals by Roger’s Gardens representative
Annuals is a National Garden Club Study (Part 1).

Tour: Descanso Gardens, Time/Date Late February / Early March TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday February 20 at 2:00 pm

Bonnie’s Famous Teas: February 21 & 23  invitations will be sent out a few weeks prior and RSVPs please

March 2023

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday March 1 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday March 15 at 9:45 am
Program: Sustainability and Our Gardens
details TBA

Tour: President’s Tour
Cindy has elected to head south on a two day tour of gardens, nurseries and time together. Always a great overnight trip.
Details/Time/Date TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday March 20 at 2:00 pm

April 2023

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday April 5 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday April 19 at 9:45 am
Program: Edible Plants and Flowers
Using edible plants and flowers in the creation of healthy, beautify and memorable meals Details: TBA

Tour: Sunflower Farm & Garden with Russell Akiyama Time/Date TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday April 24 at 2:00 pm

May 2023

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday May 3 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday May 17 at 9:45 am
Program: The Curious World of Carnivorous Plants by Annette Hatala, LBVA Patient Garden
A request from Jane.

Tour: Member Garden Tour Time/Date TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday May 22 at 2:00 pm

June 2023

LBGC Board Meeting Wednesday June 7 at 2:00 pm

General Meeting Wednesday June 21 at 9:45 am
Program: End of Year Celebration and Potluck
Activities include installation of new officers for 2023-2025.

Tour: South Coast Botanic Garden Time/Date TBA

El Dorado Nature Center Entrance Garden Project Monday October 24 at 2:00 pm

Summer Activities

No LBGC meetings or El Dorado Nature Center work parties in July or August

LBGC 2023-2024

LBGC Board Meeting  TIme/Date TBA

First LBGC General Meeting & Program on September 20, 2023

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