Garden Workshops

TVGC Educational Workshops 2020 - 2021

Chris Curtis & Janice Rosner, co-chairs

 These educational workshops will be open to the public.
(Non-members: email chrisc@temeculavalleygardenclub and ask to be included.) 

Thursday, November 18th
Zoom Meeting 10:00 am
Christine Curtis Hosting

"Drought Update and What it Means to Us"
Guest Speaker, UCCE Master Gardener Celeste Cantú

Celeste Cantú is chair of San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board.
She volunteers on the boards and advisory councils for the Water Foundation,
Water Education Foundation, and UC ANR President’s Commission, 
and she is a UCCE Master Gardener in Riverside County.
She holds a master’s in public administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School
of Government and a BA in urban planning.

These Workshops will be held via Zoom, with more information to follow via email. 
For those of you who have not used Zoom, we want you
to know that you do not need to have an app on your phone or computer.
We will send you a link in an e-mail and all you have to do is click
on the link to join the session.


The first of TVGC’s Gardening Booklets is available for sale for $5 each. 
The booklet lists trees that grow readily in the Temecula Valley, along with beautiful color photos,
and much information about each species and a location where you can see a real tree of each variety. 

The second booklet on Shrubs for our area is available for $6 each.
These beautiful booklets make great gifts.

TVGC Educational Workshops 2019 - 2020

Chris Curtis & Janice Rosner, co-chairs

November 14th - Why Garden for Wildlife.  UCCE Master Gardener, Linda Powell. 
How to start a habitat garden, natural garden guidelines, pollinator gardens, butterflies and host plants,
thinking beyond birds and butterflies, invasive plants, and the principals of wildlife certification. 
There will be a free opportunity drawing. $5.00 fee for materials. 

January 23rd - How to Create and Maintain a Garden Journal. UCCE Master Gardener, Linda Powell.
What is a garden journal, why keep a journal, what to record, types of journals, children/school garden journals,
steps to get started, equipment?
 Each participant will receive a starter packet of items to begin their garden journal.
$10.00 fee for materials. Free opportunity drawing.  (journal related items)
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

February 8th (Saturday) -  How to Prune and Propagate those roses you love!
Hosted by Temecula Valley Rose Society at Rose Haven Heritage Garden,
30592 Jedediah Smith Rd.,Temecula, Ca 92592
A Rosarian will speak and provide a demonstration on proper care and pruning of your roses. 
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  There is no charge.

Cancelled  Classic Drought Tolerant Herbs, Sensory Identification.
 UCCE Master Gardener Chris Curtis and UCCE Master Gardener Janice Rosner.
Pass through history with us as we explore the world of culinary and medicinal usages.
We will explore the history of Mediterranean drought tolerant herbs, 
including growing methods and their use in the culinary world 
and some medicinal uses of these herbs. 

There will be hands on sensory exploration, including tasting food and drink flavored with herbs, 
and you will learn how to create your own sensory garden of herbs. 
$10.00 fee for materials. Free opportunity drawing.
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Workshops from 2018-19 


Fairy Gardens 

Thursday, March 21 
Marlene Voll will be leading the workshop. There is no charge for attending, but you
must bring your own supplies. These should include some kind of container filled with
garden soil, and any items and plants you'd like for the garden.

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

Fall 2018

DIY Decorative Features for Nurturing Birds, Native Bees 
and Butterflies (and 
an occasional toad) in Our Gardens
Led by Susan Puma

Paint and Sip
May 2018


Repurposed Glass Flower Garden Stakes
 October & January
Led by Wayne & Chong Hansom

Beaded Wind Chimes
Led by Carol Hudson & Susan Puma

Designs with Succulents
Led by Carol Hudson & Susan Puma


The Art of Kokedama

Bird Feeders

Flowers, Cards and Gifts Using Card Stock and Stamps

Garden Art