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April 2020

April 19, 2020 Virtual Meeting

April 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CA United States

Due to social distancing and stay at home orders, this will be a virtual meeting. Members have received an email with registration information. 1 pm - 3 pm Presentations: Tree Trimming with Jeff Sharp Lei making with Dawn Sullivan Spring Plumeria Tips with Mike Atkinson    

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June 2020

June 14, 2020 Virtual Meeting

June 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CA United States

Plumeria Grafting A - Z with Ampol Orrungroj If you've ever wanted to learn plumeria grafting, this is your chance! Ampol Orrungroj, the legendary grafting master, is known throughout the United States and Thailand for his plumeria grafting expertise with a 100% success rate. Our June meeting features new videos of Ampol demonstrating the V graft and the inverted V graft. Members will be able to participate in an interactive Q&A session. You can also check out our illustrated guide…

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July 2020

July 12, 2020 Virtual Meeting

July 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Talkin' Plumeria Story with Bud Guillot In Hawaii, to "talk story" means to rekindle old times, or to talk with old friends. In this month's virtual meeting, we'll show video excerpts of Bud Guillot "talkin' plumeria story" with his long time friend, Irene Jones. Bud Guillot is a plumeria pioneer here in Southern California. He was deeply involved in the genesis of the South Coast Plumeria Society and was a frequent speaker at the budding Southern California Plumeria Society. Bud's…

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August 2020

August 9, 2020 Virtual Meeting

August 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presentation Disentangling Plumeria Species by Kauahi Perez, PhD Kauahi Perez is a fellow Plumeria plant enthusiast who has spent the last 7 years analyzing the DNA and physical plant features of many Plumeria plant samples to determine the best way to identify different Plumeria species.  Her findings indicate that no single approach (DNA and physical plant features) can be used to identify species, but rather a combined approach using both physical traits and DNA data will provide a more accurate…

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October 2020

October 11, 2020

October 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The meeting starts at 1 pm. Presentation Prepare Your Plumerias for Fall & Winter by Mike Atkinson The next few months can be a scary time for us plumeria growers. Mike will share what he's learned growing in one of the colder areas of San Diego County for over 20 years. How can we prepare them during autumn to lessen the impact of winter? Mike will discuss many tips and tricks that he's learned through failure or that he's adopted from…

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February 2021

February 14, 2021 Virtual Meeting: Prepare Your Plumerias for Spring

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presentation: Prepare Your Plumerias for Spring Presenter: Mike Atkinson While this winter was generally warmer, we did have some big dips in temps as well. We'll talk about how to deal with possible cold damage. And we'll look at ways to give our plants a healthful boost into the 2021 growing season, plus many other spring growing tips. The Zoom meeting starts at 1 pm. Members will receive an e-newsletter with a link to register. Non-members can watch on Facebook Live.…

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June 2021

June 13, 2021 Virtual Meeting: Ask the Experts Panel

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ever wonder: "What is this thing on my Plumeria?", or "What do I do with my Plumeria now?", or "What in the world did this to my Plumeria?", or "Why is my Plumeria doing this?" Then this "Ask the Experts Plumeria Panel" for you! We would like to solicit your questions and accompanying photos, just send them to info@socalplumeriasociety.com.  Please provide any other pertinent information such as age of the Plumeria, variety of the Plumeria (if known), general location (coastal, desert, El Cajon,…

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July 2021

July 11, 2021 Virtual & Members’ In Person Meeting : Propagating Plumeria From Cuttings and Seeds

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jean Farb Middle School, 4880 La Cuenta Drive
San Diego, CA 92124 United States

It is with great happiness that we would like to invite members (only) to attend the July 2021 meeting at Jean Farb Middle School. We have just received the ok that we can hold this meeting in person at the school. We would love to see you, but we do ask that if you are not feeling well, have any symptoms of COVID-19, have been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 or have travelled anywhere with high or sustained community spread of…

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August 2021

August 8, 2021 Lei Making Workshop with Dawn Sullivan

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This month's in-person meeting will be a hands-on lei making workshop, where you will learn to make a simple strung lei. Experienced lei makers will have the option to make a spiral lei. Materials to bring: 50 - 70 blooms for the single strand lei, 150 - 200 blooms for the spiral lei Non-woven dental floss or dental tape Lei needle or 5" doll needle (available at JoAnn Fabrics) Scissors About Dawn Sullivan Dawn was a haumana (student) of a…

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September 2021

September 12, 2021 Meeting – Update on the Plumeria research conducted by Dr. Nichole Tiernan

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jean Farb Middle School, 4880 La Cuenta Drive
San Diego, CA 92124 United States

This meeting will be offered in-person as well as on Zoom (for SCPS members) and Facebook Live. We ask that you please register in advance if you plan on attending in person (so we have an idea of attendance) or via Zoom (so we can email you the Zoom meeting link). Members can find the Zoom registration link in their September eNewsletter. Our presenter will be Nichole Tiernan, PhD. Dr. Tiernan is a Botanical Research Associate at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden…

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