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TVGC Activities for May 2019

General Meeting
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 9:30 am
Temecula Community Recreation Center (CRC)
30875 Rancho Vista Road, Temecula, CA  92592

Guests are Welcome

Program:  Fire Resistant Landscaping and Preparedness        Speaker:  Rebecca Levers

Rebecca Levers - Becky, a UCCE Riverside Master Gardener and California Native Plant Society member
 will share her knowledge of fire-resistant landscaping and how to keep your home safe
during our prolonged fire season here in California.
Steps to prepare your family, pets and home for evacuation will also be discussed.

May is the time for membership renewals and election of officers for 2019-2020.

CGCI Floral Design Forum

May 6, 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Shinoda Design Center,
 7170 Miramar Road, San Diego, CA 92121-2316
Program:  Jackie Zhang- Top Ranking Master Instructor O'Hara School of Ikebana
 Enjoy the simplicity, meaning and grace of her designs.

Meet at 9:45 to carpool

Garden Workshop

May 22, 2019
The Mini Succulent Wheelbarrow
Led by Sheri Whitton

Trips and Tours

May 23, 2019  
Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens, Fallbrook
Please see Trips & Tours page for more info.

Riverside County Master Gardeners Upcoming Events

Click the link to see the May Master Gardener Events:


Upcoming Events at Temecula Valley Rose Society
Meetings are held the third Thursday at 10:00 am at the Temecula Library, Community
Room, 30600 Pauba Road. A light potluck lunch is served after the meeting. (April
is reserved for our members Rose garden tours and there is no meeting in July).

 The May meeting will be held Thursday, May 16, 2019.
The program “Growing Roses and Making Every Drop Count” will be presented by Celeste Cantu.
After lunch you are invited to Rose Haven for a Flower Bouquet demonstration.
Bring a container and cutting tools. We will select materials from Rose Haven for a small arrangement.
Guests are welcome!

Families in the Garden will continue their third Saturday of the month programs.
Families in the Garden programs are held at Rose Haven garden at
Jedediah Smith Rd in Temecula in the Tree of Life garden area.

The Temecula Valley Rose Society also invites you to celebrate National Public Gardens Week, May 13 to May 19, 2019.
Join us at Temecula Rose Haven Heritage Garden, 30592 Jedediah Smith Road, for a week of enjoyable garden related activities.
For details visit our Facebook pages - Temecula Valley Rose Society, Families in the Garden, Temecula Valley Rose Society (TVRS) or our website - www.temeculavalleyrosesociety.org 

Please check out our Newsletter at our website for monthly tips and features on roses
and Frank Brines, Master Consulting Rosarian, monthly column on "Rose Care FUNdamentals" 
April Newsletter:  http://temeculavalleyrosesociety.org/nl/NL201904.shtml 

May 4, 8:30 - 3:00 Fallbrook Garden Club Garden Tour and Plant Sale

Starts at Fallbrook Historical Society, 260 Rocky Crest, Fallbrook, CA 92028
You can purchase tickets for $25 the day of the tour at the gate (which opens at 8:30). 
Upon check-in, you will receive a tour map with the addresses and description of the gardens on this year's tour.  
This self-driving tour allows you to visit any or all of the gardens in whatever order is most convenient for you.  
The gardens are open between 9 am and 3 pm on May 4th, 2019. 
You can purchase tickets in advance for only $20  ($21.69 w/service fee) at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4095848 
Sturdy, closed-toed walking shoes are recommended for all.

No details are available on their website or facebook page

May 4 & 5, Vista Garden Club Flower Show & Plant Sale

The Vista Garden Club invites you to
"A Garden Cornucopia"
Saturday, May 4, 2019 2:00 pm–5:00 pm and Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:00 am–4:00 pm
PLANT SALE Saturday, 12:00–5:00 pm and Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public

May 11 and 12, from 10am to 4pm each day

Tickets are $30 and will be available early April both at the Off Track Gallery and on-line.

Eight North County homes and gardens will showcase an assortment of fascinating artists’ studios
with more than 30 artists selling unique locally made art including paintings, ceramics, glass,
gourd art, fiber arts, photography, jewelry, and much more.
Homes are located within the South Carlsbad and Encinitas area.
Complimentary refreshments provided by the artists are served at every home.

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To view the "2017-18 Year in Review" Photo Presentation by Bob Boyd, go to

To view the "2016-17 Year in Review" Photo Presentation by Bob Boyd, go to

To view photos of the Flower Show and Sale, go to

Introducing New Invitation Card

for members to hand out to prospective new members

"a convenient tool to spread our seeds, cultivate our passion, and grow our membership"

---Bob Boyd, TVGC photographer