Wild by Nature: Sowing Seeds for Spring Wildflowers
Speaker: Genevieve Arnold
Date: September 17, 2015 (doors open 6:45 pm, Speaker at 7:30 pm)
Location: Duck Club, Irvine (Directions)
In SouthernCalifornia, fall is the prime time for sowing wildflower seed in the garden. Our State’s famed spring-blooming annuals provide an array of colors and forms – and perform well in many garden spaces, from meadows to mixed beds and borders to containers. This presentation offers tips and tricks on soil preparation and sowing techniques; and an illustrated overview of the speaker’s most-beloved species. Come and learn how to use California wildflower seeds to create and maintain a stunning native plant garden around your home!
Genevieve Arnold is the Seed Program Manager for Theodore Payne Foundation. Previously, she served as the Seed Conservation Program and Research Plant Collections technician at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Genny has been working with California native seeds for over 10 years. She enjoys the beauty of the native garden in all its phases, including the magical stage of fruit and seed development as well as viewing California native plants and flowers in their natural habitats on the trails of southern California.