• SCHS Home

Welcome to the Southern California Horticultural Society,
where passionate gardeners meet to share ideas
and learn from each other

On the second Thursday of each month, we invite speakers to present a talk or program about their area of expertise. We are once again offering in-person meetings as well as live-streaming on Zoom (with registration).

Meetings may also include Plant Sales, a Raffle and expert discussion of plants brought in to the Plant Forum. Do you have an interesting plant to share? If you can't bring one in person, send in a photo and requested information on our Plant Forum Page.

For more information about the Society, please see our About SCHS page.

Next Meeting: 

Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 7:10 pm PST

HYBRID: In-Person at the Friendship Auditorium & Virtual via Zoom

Ralph Cornell - Water and the "Genuine" SoCal Landscape

with Architect Brian Tichenor

of Tichenor & Thorp Architects, Inc. Santa Monica

Join us for our next meeting - a hybrid Zoom and in-person meeting.

On July 14th, the Southern California Horticultural Society will learn of Ralph Cornell who was a prominent and influential California landscape architect working in the early part of the 20th century. Tichenor's program will examine a number of Cornell's important projects and his lasting impact on Southern California landscape design.

Meeting Schedule:

7:10pm SCHS Announcements
7:15pm Plant Forum
7:30pm Program begins

Zoom Registration coming soon

Visit our Past Meetings page to re-watch previously recorded in-person meetings and webinars, download each meeting write-up, and reference any materials provided by our speakers.

If you have been enjoying our monthly webinars and would like to help support the SCHS until we can meet again in-person, please consider donating any amount you feel you can. Even better, become a member, with levels beginning as low as $15. for the year. You can find details about the various levels of membership on our website at Join SCHS.

Thank you for your attention - we always appreciate your support!

Other Events and News:

Sunday, July 10 - Water Wisdom with Debby Dunn (Figoni) at Arlington Gardens in Pasadena from 9:30am to 11:00am. SCHS is thrilled to partner with Arlington Gardens to host a FREE workshop on how to use water responsibly while beautifying your landscape during this unprecedented drought. Join water conservation expert Debby Dunn for this important and timely topic. This event is for current SCHS members and registration is limited! Follow this link to the Arlington Garden Eventbrite page:

August TBA - Programs being finalized with details coming soon!

Saturday, September 17 - 2022 Horticulturist of the Year Banquet and Silent Auction at the Huntington Botanic Gardens Look for registration details soon!

  • Our Hort Happenings page lists events at local horticultural institutions for the coming two months. 
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Tag @socalhort in your photos to be featured on our page!
  • Want to re-watch a previous meeting, plant forum, or event? Visit our YouTube Channel for all available recordings!
  • Join our mailing list to be updated with important news about SCHS via email. Your email address will not be shared with anyone, and you may unsubscribe at any time.

Join us today and receive our monthly Newsletter, free admission to regular meetings and discounts on SCHS events. If you would like to support us without joining, please go to our Donate to SCHS page.

If this is your first time to log in as a current member, please enter the email you used when you joined SCHS, then click on the “Forgot Password” link below. In the next dialog, decipher the code and click Submit. A temporary password will be emailed to you, allowing you to log in. Feel free to change the password once you log in.

To renew your membership online, log in and go to your Profile. You will see an option to renew for another year. (Or follow the link when we send you a renewal notice.)

You can always reach us by mail at:

Southern California Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 94476
Pasadena, CA 91109-4476

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software