Who We Are.
The Eugene Garden Club organized on April 28 1927 and became a member of the Oregon State Federation of Garden Clubs in 1929. The club formed to stimulate the love of gardening, horticulture and floral artistry; to aid in the protection and conservation of plants, trees and birds; and to promote civic beauty and community welfare.
The Eugene Garden Club is a tax exempt public charity under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, scientific and benevolent purpose.
February 18, 2020
Program starts at 1:00 pm
Landscape Architecture by Arica Duhrkoop-Galas
A program about plants for drought/climate change.
Arica has a masters’ degree in Landscape Architecture from Univ. of Oregon. For over 15 years she has been teaching at the university, and has been practicing primarily in the residential design field. In response to the urgency of climate change, she has started her own company, Artemesia Landscape Architecture. She hopes to bring overall project sustainability to the forefront of design, combining her research based teaching and her practical project management. experience. She also has extensive knowledge of natural systems and construction materials.
Ashlyn Tahlier will join Arica discussing unique quality of different plants and planting as an art form that considers color, texture, form, function and style.
"I pledge to protect and conserve the natural resources of the planet earth and promise to promote education, so we may become caretakers of our air, water, forests, land, and wildlife".