Livermore Amador Valley Garden Club (LAVGC)
is a non-profit educational service organization affiliated with California Garden Clubs, Inc.
serving the Tri-Valley Area: Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon and Sunol.
Encourage interest in all phases of home gardening;
Promote better horticultural practices;
Promote civic beauty;
Promote conservation of natural resources.
LAVGC offers special interest groups and workshops on a variety of related subjects.
Different special interest groups
include Floral Design, Herb and Culinary, and Mediterranean/Native Plants.
Members take tours to see outstanding gardens, nurseries and to attend horticultural events.
In addition, there are local hikes to see the wild flowers growing in the Tri-Valley area.
Members also perform community service locally and nationally.
Thursday January 9 at 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
LAVGC monthly meeting is at the Alisal Elementary School multipurpose room,
1454 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
It is very important that if you sign up for a workshop or meeting that you either attend or call the chairman to cancel
since they get materials, set up chairs, etc. based on the number they expect to attend.
We encourage members to attend workparties, workshops, etc. but the leaders like to be prepared correctly
Flower Show School II sponsored by Diablo Foothills District
Flower Show School attendance is open to anyone who wants to study horticulture and design.
Wednesday February 5 Horticulture
Marva Lee Peterschick, a horticulturist, is a NGC Master Judge and instructor specializing in lilacs.
Served on the NGC Board and Pacific.Region. board for past 20 years along with being president of Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs.
Volunteered in the WSU Master Program for over 25 yrs. Lives on a wheat farm in eastern Washington.
Marva Lee Peterschick will discuss Perennial woody, Camellias, cacti and succulents followed by how to point score for a flower show.
Thursday February 6 Design
Char Mutchler is an accredited instructor of Floral Design, National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC) - instructing
Flower show school classes, symposiums, seminars and workshops throughout the U. S. She has more than 30 years of experience in presenting schools, symposiums and programs at special events. Char is a NGC Master Judge of design and horticulture and a member of NGC
and OFGC board of directors Some of her designs are featured in "Designing by Types" which is required reading for Flower Show Schools.
Char will be presenting Color, American Creative Design and abstraction followed by point scoring.
Download: Syllabus and Registration form
Visitors are welcome!
Please take a moment to fill out the Membership Application form
Membership Application Form - July 2013 to June 2014
PDF requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
...There is a company that has wildflower seeds for sale that are for varied elevations.
They are in Greenville, Ca. Find out more information at
Diablo Foothills District Tour and Cruise
Our Garden Club District is sponsoring a tour and also a cruise. There will be more details in flyers at the meeting.
Tour to Boonie Lang Myo-Wa-En Gardens in Granite Bay, April 5-6, 2014. The Tour will also visit High Hand nursery in Loomis.
Bus transportation available from Walnut Creek. Cost is $245.
For more information contact Mona Dunlop, 925-828-3006 email@example.com . Checks are due by March 15 made payable to DFD.
Thanks, thanks and more thanks
....Thanks to those who help in our community, especially with Sensory Gardens and Hansen Park > > More