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The theme selected by our presidents for 2017-18 is:

“Back to Our Roots – Embracing Our Native Habitats”


TVGC Activities for October 2017




General Meeting
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 – 9:30 am
Temecula Community Recreation Center
30875 Rancho Vista Road,Temecula  
Guests are Welcome

Program:  Specialty Coffee: A new crop for Temecula Valley  Speaker:  Linda Mullens
Linda Mullins is the owner of the first Temecula Coffee Farm. They planted 800

coffee plants in October 2015 and hope to have their first crop of beans in the summer of 2018.
Linda will tell their journey to that first cup of coffee.

We will be starting up our General Meeting Plant Sale at the October meeting. Please bring
your potted plants, bulbs, cuttings, or garden related items to the side tables by the windows
by 9:30. Remember, the proceeds of these sales will help support our flower show next year.

There will be two Trips/Tours in October.  Please go to Trips and Tours page for details.

    Our first Garden Workshop will be on November 1.  Please go to the Garden Workshops page for details.



CGCI Palomar District Floral Design Forum
Monday October 2, 2017 – 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Robert Gordon, AIFD, Professor of Ornamental Horticulture.
A perennial favorite, Bob kicks off our “25th Aniversary season” with designs: “Through the Years”.
 at Shinoda Design Center
For more information, click here 



The Western Municipal Water District is hosting a workshop on Vertical Vegetable Gardening
on October 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the WMWD office on Meridian Parkway in Moreno Valley.
Debbra Corbin-Euston, UCCE Master Gardener will teach us to
“grow up” with our vegetables, herbs and flowers. Learn to use your small space efficiently
and learn about the essential tools. See following website for further information.
http://www.wmwd.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=840


35th Annual Friends of U.C. Riverside Botanic Gardens Fall Plant Sale
October 21, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
October 22, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
For more information:


The San Diego Floral Association is offering a Floral Design Class on
Thursday, October 26, 2017
10 am to 12 noon; Cost: $20

Kathy Taylor de Murillo has been involved in floral design for 30 years. She has taught
classes and workshops throughout California. Kathy is a Student Flower Show judge,
president of Bonita Valley Garden Club, and a member of the boards of San Diego Floral
Association and California Garden Clubs, Inc. She will teach a new design from the new
Flower Show Handbook called, Cascade Design. Students should bring clippers or a floral
knife. Flowers and a container will be supplied. Students will take home a completed floral design.
Location: Classes will be held in Balboa Park, Casa del Prado, 1650 El Prado, Room 104
Information: Call the Floral Association office library, 619-232-5762, visit www.sdfloral.org
You must register and pre-pay They DO NOT take payment at the door.
We will carpool.



To view the "2016-17 Year in Review" Photo Presentation, go to
https://youtu.be/-zZBY6c8bBY  


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