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2014 Calendar of Events
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*Saturday, February 1              10:00 am – Noon
"Botanical Record Breakers" with Wayne Armstrong,
Botanist, Biologist & Palomar College Faculty Emeritus
This lecture is about some of the most remarkable and diverse plants on Earth, including many topics from Wayne’s popular website called Wayne’s Word.  Records are made to be broken and botanists are continually coming up with new record-breaking plants.  Wayne’s Word receives e-mail from experts throughout the world and is continually updated.  Some of these topics include: Oldest living fossil, tallest living tree, most massive tree, smallest flowering plant, largest flower, largest fruit, largest vegetable, and many more.
Meeting in room NS-139.
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Please park in Parking Lots 5. (free parking for attendees for this lecture only)
Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you are planning to attend this workshop.
email: arangel@palomar.edu
Or call: (760) 744-1150 ext. 2133

*Saturday, March 8              10:00 am – Noon
"Food, Gardening & Life"
with Richard Borevitz
A talk about gardening, food, cooking, diets and the connection to our planet.
Gardening from the Ground Up: Soil, Seeds, Fertilizer, Cultural Practice, Irrigation, Pest Control and Diseases.
Who wants to garden and why?
Followed by what to grow and how.
What is organic and the cultural component of the revolution of foods?
We will list books and movies on the topic. 
Seed catalogues will be given away.

Room: NS-139
The workshop is free and open to the public!
Please park in Parking Lot 5. (free parking for attendees for this workshop only)
Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you are planning to attend this workshop.
email: arangel@palomar.edu
Or call: (760) 744-1150 ext. 2133
Click here to download a flyer about this talk. pdf file

*Wednesday, April 2            8:00 am – Noon
"Annual Arboretum Spring Plant Sale"
Near the Student Union Flag Pole
The public is welcome!
For more information email Tony Rangel arangel@palomar.edu
or call (760) 744-1150 x2133
Click here to download a flyer about this event.

*Saturday, April 26               10:00 am – Noon
"What's Wrong with My Plants?"
with Tony Rangel
Room: NS-139
This talk is free and open to the public.
Please park in Parking Lot 5. (free parking for attendees)
Click here to see a flyer about the talk.
Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you are planning to attend this talk.
email: arangel@palomar.edu
Or call: (760) 744-1150 ext. 2133

*Wednesday, May 14            5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
"Members Appreciation Dinner"
Location TBA at a later time.
Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you are planning to attend this event.
email: arangel@palomar.edu
Or call: (760) 744-1150 ext. 2133

*Saturday, July 19              9:00 am – Noon
"Cactus and Succulent Care"
with Dick Henderson & Susan Snow
Cactus Garden Gate
The workshop is free and open to the public.
Please park in Parking Lot 14. (free parking for attendees)
The cactus and succulent garden, located at Comet Circle Drive and Mission Road, offers about 3,000 varieties of plants from around the world. The workshop includes a tour of the garden, a discussion of the use and history of the plants and the basics of succulent plant care. Participants will take cuttings of “easy to grow” succulents, pot them, and take their plants home with them.
For more information about the workshop: call Mr. Henderson at (760) 480-4181 or email: 37chinesedog@gmail.com
Click here to download a flyer about this workshop.

*Saturday, September 13               10:00 am – Noon
"Intergrading California Natives in the Landscape"
with Tony Rangel & Wayne Armstrong
Room: NS-139
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Please park in Parking Lot 5. (free parking for attendees for this walk only)
There will be a lecture in room NS-139
Please bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Sunscreen, sunglasses, snack and a hat is also recommended.
Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you are planning to attend this lecture.
email: arangel@palomar.edu
Or call: (760) 744-1150 ext. 2133

*Thursday, October 2                      8:00 am – 3:00 pm
"Annual Arboretum Fall Plant Sale"
Near the Student Union Flag Pole
The public is welcome!
For more information email Tony Rangel arangel@palomar.edu
or call (760) 744-1150 x2133

*Saturday, October 11               10:00 am – Noon
"Composting"
with Kevin McLin, San Pasqual Valley Soils
www.spvsoils.com
Room: NS-139
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Please park in Parking Lot 5. (free parking for attendees only)

The talk will be on the benefits of using compost, how you can make your own compost, along with application and uses of compost. There will also be an open Q&A session to answer problems you may be having with making your own compost.
Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you are planning to attend this lecture.
email: arangel@palomar.edu
Or call: (760) 744-1150 ext. 2133
Click here to download a flyer for this talk.

*Saturday, November 1                   10:00 am – Noon
"The Mushroom Talk" with Steve Farrar
Room: First Floor NS Building in room #139
Please park in Parking Lot 5. (free parking for attendees for this lecture only)
Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you are planning to attend this lecture.
Email: arangel@palomar.edu or call: (760) 744-1150 x2133

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Please sign-up with the Professional Development office.  http://www.palomar.edu/pd/
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