Held the second Wednesday of the month at the East Rec Center, 7902 Oakmont Drive,
9:30am social time, 10-11:15am meeting and speakers.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022: “The Seven Cardinal Sins of Landscape Design” by Garth Hokanson.
As Garth says, “All too often, homeowners make major mistakes that conflict with an attractive, pleasant and functional landscape.” He will group the primary causes of landscape flaws into seven main categories and will discuss what to avoid, as well as how to fix existing landscape flaws.
(For additional information on Garth and his personal history and credentials, refer to our previous posting in the August 27th Oakmont News publication.)
Wednesday, October 12, 2022: “All Things Bulbs” by Savita Wilder, Bulb Bliss.
Savita says, “November and December are prime planting time for fall-planted, spring-blooming bulbs. In the Fall I get really excited about sharing information with others about bulbs that do great in our area and are gopher/deer resistant, if not proof.” Planted bulbs are also the perfect holiday gift.
Savita is lively, has a sense of humor, and is passionate about bulbs!
Wednesday, November 9, 2022: “How Our Home Gardens Can Save Nature – Even with Fire and Drought!” by Carolyn Greene
Carolyn has lived in Oakmont 8 years and is known for sharing her curiosity and extensive knowledge of local native plants, birds, butterflies, and even ants! She is a certified California Naturalist, tour leader at the Sonoma Botanical Garden, and has worked as a field biologist (conducting wildlife, plant, and restoration research) for the past 25 years.
We love it when our talented Oakmonters are willing to come and share their knowledge!
We hope you are all ready to come back to meetings after the summer break. We look forward to seeing you all again. We have decided that it is safe to go back to our much-appreciated baked goods for our social time (always a big favorite). We won’t provide hot drinks until the weather turns but we will serve water. Also, we believe it is nigh on time we all try to reduce our carbon footprint and steer away from plastics. That said, going forward we will not purchase plastic bottled water or plastic drinking cups. To go a step farther, perhaps you could bring your own drink vessel?
As always, we will follow whatever COVID rules for meeting in place at the time of meeting.