Learn about Smart Design for Your Yard at the Irvine Duck Club

If you would like to create an attractive landscape for your home as well as save some money on your water bill and other yard-related expenses, the California Native Plant Society OC will provide some ideas for you at their next meeting in Irvine. This upcoming meeting will feature a talk on smart garden design, which is a way of designing your home landscape in a manner that will help you conserve resources and money.

  • Speakers: Greg Rubin, author and owner of California’s Own Native Landscape Design, and Lucy Warren, author and longtime regional garden writer in Southern California
  • Topic: Rubin and Warren’s new book, The California Native Landscape—The Home-owner’s Design Guide to Restoring Its Health and Beauty
  • Where: Duck Club—15 Riparian View, Irvine
  • When: Thursday, June 20, 2013; 5:30 pm to 9 pm, however, the main event starts at 7:30

The Duck Club, part of Irvine History

Following is the full schedule for the evening. Choose to attend all or part of the event.

  • 5:30 Rich Schilk leads a Bird Walk in the Duck Ponds. Bring your binoculars or just stroll with the group.
  • 5:30 Donations of items for the silent auction or raffle accepted. If you have questions, contact Kathy Glendinning (ktglnd@netscape.net).
  • 5:30 Setup occurs; help is welcome. For more information, contact Laura Camp (campsjc@mac.com).
  • 6:30 Silent Auction commences. Raffle ticket purchase and item selection occurs.
  • 6:30 Light appetizers served.
  • 6:30 Slideshow of Chapter activities for 2012-2013 will be shown.
  • 7:30 Main Program starts.

For more information, see the California Native Plant Society website.