Community Resources

Lyngso offers various resources for landscape industry professionals and community members.

Natural Pest Control Resources & Strategies for Your Garden
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Clinics & Events

63rd Annual Camellia Flower Show, Floral – 2/24/24

STARTS

02/24/2024 9:30 am

ENDS

02/25/2024 4:00 pm

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024
Show: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Plant Sale: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Arrangements: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024
Show & Sale: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Arrangements: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Workshops Sunday:
10:30am – 12:00pm – Come make a flower arrangement to take home. Bring $5 for flowers
Register by emailing: sfpcs.president@gmail.com

1:00pm – 2:30pm – Wild Flowers in the Bay Area. Sean Jones will share his knowledge & enthusiasm for wild flowers.

Join us at: The Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City
For more information: camelliasfpcs2021@gmail.com

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How to Choose the Best Garden Sand for Your Specific Use
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Choosing the Right Flagstone for Your Californian Backyard Patio
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Decomposed Granite: Pros and Cons of Stabilized Fines
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3 Water Conserving Landscaping Tips for a Greener Garden
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How to Build a Natural Stone Patio: An Easy DIY Approach
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Drought-Tolerant Grass: A Water Efficient Lawn Alternative
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How to Start a Beautiful Fruit Garden in Your Backyard
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Spring Garden Market – 4/15/23
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Spring Garden Market – 4/15/23

STARTS

04/15/2023 9:00 am

ENDS

04/15/2023 1:00 pm

The UC Master Gardener Plant Sale & Educational Fair
• New varieties of tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, eggplant, herbs, and succulents selected for the SM/SF Climate Zones
• Educational stations and presentations
• Free Parking and Admission
• Cash or Checks Only

Saturday, April 15, 2023, 9am-1pm
San Mateo County Event Center Redwood Hall
Free parking at 2495 South Delaware Street, San Mateo

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Peninsula Rose Society – Annual Rose Show & Sale 5/7/23

STARTS

05/07/2023 1:00 pm

ENDS

01/01/1970 12:00 am

In Cooperation With:
Santa Clara County Rose Society and San Mateo County Rose Society

SUNDAY MAY 7, 2023
All Entries 7–10 am
Open to the Public 1–4 pm

Raffles 2 pm and 3 pm
Own–Root Rose Sale 1–4 pm

1400 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City
Community Activities Building

For more information
https://peninsularosesociety.org

Eichler Home Tour 10/14/23
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Clinics & Events

Eichler Home Tour 10/14/23

STARTS

10/14/2023 10:00 am

ENDS

10/15/2023 4:00 pm

Check in begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Highlands Recreation Center at 1851 Lexington Ave., San Mateo, CA. Your reservation will be under the last name of the purchaser. No physical tickets will be sent.

No children 12 or under. Children 13+ must purchase their own ticket and be accompanied by an adult. Babes in arms are OK. No strollers inside the tour homes please.

VIP Party
Friday, October 13th
7pm – 11pm

Limited to 100 guests, we will celebrate the return of the home tour at the home of the “Eichler Lady” Monique Anton. This noteworthy MCM home is located about a 15 minute drive outside of the San Mateo Highlands. The VIP Party is a separate ticket. Complimentary refreshments and adult beverages will be served. 21 and over please.

Tour Tips
Parking – Plenty of on-street parking available. Please do not block any driveways or disturb any other residents during the home tour.

Lunch – We recommend you pre-order lunch from our caterers. Our neighborhood is not located near convenient food options. If you choose not to order lunch, you can pack your own. Picnic tables are available at the check-in location.

Wear comfortable shoes – You can drive between tour homes, but expect plenty of walking throughout the day. Some streets are quite hilly. Free shuttle service will be available in certain locations.

Photography is by permission of the homeowners. Please respect any “no photography” signs as posted.

100% of the final proceeds from the Eichler Home Tour benefit the Highlands Elementary School PTA. Our event in 2017 raised over $90K for the school.

If you have other questions, email us eichlerhometour@gmail.com

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Fall Open House – September 11th
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Fall Open House – September 11th

STARTS

09/11/2022 10:00 am

ENDS

09/11/2022 3:00 pm

Open House

Sustainable Gardening to Support Pollinators and Native Plants
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High Voltage, Low Impact Buildings: Electrification Efforts in San Mateo County

STARTS

04/13/2022 5:30 pm

ENDS

01/01/1970 12:00 am

What is the current state of building electrification in San Mateo County and what’s next on the horizon for our existing building stock? How do the upcoming 2023 energy code, on-bill financing, microgrids, energy storage, phasing out fossil gas and more topics fit in? What actions can individual homeowners, renters, and businesses take to help electrify San Mateo County?
Come join Peninsula Clean Energy and Sustainable San Mateo County for an April 13.
Learn more, contribute solutions and connect.

Speakers:

Blake Herrschaft, Building Electrification Programs Manager, Peninsula Clean Energy
Diane Bailey, Executive Director at Menlo Spark
Adrienne Etherton, Sustainability Manager, City of Brisbane

Peninsula Rose Society – Rose Show
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Clinics & Events

Peninsula Rose Society – Rose Show

STARTS

05/01/2022 1:00 pm

ENDS

05/01/2022 4:00 pm

Community Activities Building in the Red Morton Community Center 1400 Roosevelt Ave, Redwood City

JOIN US FOR THIS FREE, FUN, AND EDUCATIONAL EVENT

Hundreds of individual roses at peak spring bloom as well as rose arrangements. See prize and trophy winning exhibits. Join in the gardening fun that members and the public enjoyed during the pandemic. Enjoy rose maintenance and gardening guidance from members and available materials. Experience and understand the benefits of belonging to the Peninsula Rose Society and the American Rose Society.

Exhibit your rose/s even if you are not a member of our rose society! If you are interested in exhibiting, cut a nice named* rose or two or three… and bring them to the venue between 7:00 am – 9:30 am to submit them for judging. A PRS member will help novice exhibitors with categories and entry details. Entry submissions close at 10:00 am.

(*Identifiable with an American Rose Society approved name. If you don’t know the name, bring it in anyway, a PRS member might be able to identify the rose!)

Show Time! Come back between 1:00 pm – 4:00 PM, when the show is open to the public, to see if you have won a ribbon or a trophy. You can enjoy seeing all submissions and winners. You can also shop and buy different size own-root roses which will be available for sale at this time, many in bloom. Other activities and educational information is planned, so come and enjoy the afternoon.

Win Rose plants at the two Raffles! Rose bushes and related prizes raffled off at 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM – you need to be present to win.

The PRS Annual Rose Show is an open show, judged by American Rose Society rules. Horticultural, Arrangement and Challenge categories. Permanent Trophies will not be taken home, but photographs of the rose, awards, and winners will be taken at the Show, sent to winners and posted on our website. Bring your camera or phone to capture images of roses you might want for yourself.

The Show Schedule of Rose Entry Categories ( Divisions, Sections and Classes) will be posted on our website (www.peninsularosesociety.org) after American Rose Society (ARS) approval has been confirmed.

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08/21/2021 10:00 am

ENDS

08/22/2021 4:00 pm

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