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2023 Queen of Show: “Estelle” (Hybrid Tea) by Robin Rosenberg

 2023 Peninsula Rose Society Annual Rose Show (May 7th)
Results are In  

In Cooperation with Santa Clara County Rose Society 
and San Mateo County Rose Society


Monthly Membership Meeting
Tuesday, June 20th, 2023
How Climate Change is Changing Our Plants
by Frank Niccoli

"Eden" (Climber) by Lydia Truce

“Eden” (Climber) by Lydia Truce

Tuesday, June 20th
Speaker: Frank Niccoli
7:00pm – 9:00pm 
Veterans Memorial Senior Center 
1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061 

Frank Niccoli

About the speaker:

Frank Niccoli has been a gardener for over 50 years. He has a degree in horticulture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He was a researcher with Fairfield Osborn Preserve, and Galbreath Preserve attached to Sonoma State University. He has been teaching at Foothill College since 1999 and at Merritt College since 2014.

His company, The Village Gardener, has won 3 Sweepstakes Awards (best garden out of all entries) in addition to winning numerous First place and Achievement Awards for Construction and Maintenance. He has built 4 gardens at the prestigious San Francisco Flower and Garden Show winning 2 gold medals, 2 silver medals and a bronze. He served for 8 years as Director of Resource Management for the California Landscape Contractors Association. Under his leadership, CLCA has developed a Water Management program that is currently being used by over 600 landscape contractors in California. Currently he is the State President of the California Landscape Contractors Association. He is also an accomplished cook and a published poet.

Frank teaches from the perspective of a gardener for over 50 years and a contractor who has been in the business for 40+ years. He has a passion for sustainability and environmental stewardship. Come listen to his views on our changing climate.


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2023 King of Show: “Hot Princess” (Hybrid Tea) by Sandee Kolter

2023 Princess of Show: “Lynn Anderson” (Hybrid Tea) by John and Lynett Petrula

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