January 21, 2017, 9:00 am: Member’s meeting; 10:00 am: Presentation
Jane Cole, Caring for Plants Indoors in Winter
Patio Room at the AGC, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE

February 11, 2017, 9:00 am: Member’s meeting; 10:00 am: Presentation
George Duda, If Trees Could Talk
Piñon Room at the AGC, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE

March 25, 2017, 9:00 am: Member’s meeting; 10:00 am: Presentation
Lu Lu Sage, Plant It and They Will Come
Piñon Room at the AGC, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE

April 28, 2017, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm and April 29, 2017, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Xeric Garden Club Plant Sale
Kitchen Patio at the AGC, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE

May 1,2017, 10 am – 11:30 am: Habitat Garden Tour
Medicine Making in the Habitat Garden
Join herbalists Dianne Rand and Mary Deaguero to learn simple folk methods for making healing remedies from NM native plants. They will also explain how creating and preserving habitats enriches our lives and provide information on how to create one in your own backyard. The presentation and tour sponsored by The Xeric Garden Club of Albuquerque which maintains the certified wildlife habitat garden at the Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas NE. People of all ages welcome. Free. For further information go to www.xericgardenclub.org

May 4, 2017, 10:00 am
New member tea at Dianne Rand’s home, invitations will be mailed

May 20, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
44th Annual Council of ABQ Garden Clubs Garden Tour
Supper Rock and the Sandia Foothills
Tour ticket $15, Lunch ticket $15. Advanced combo ticket $25
Tour tickets available at AGC or on the website: AlbuquerqueGardenCenter.org

June 5, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Habitat Garden Tour
Restoring the Balance Using Native Plants
Join docent Kathy Burnett on a tour of the Xeric Garden Club’s certified wildlife habitat garden and learn how we can grow gardens that nurture both humans and animals. She will also speak about the vital role of native plants. The Xeric Garden Club of Albuquerque maintains the certified wildlife habitat garden at the Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas NE. People of all ages welcome. Free.
For further information go to www.xericgardenclub.org

June 10, 2017, 10:00 am
West Side Garden Tour (Beth Herschman, Janet Tani, Mary Filosi gardens) followed by Pot Luck Lunch

July 8, 2017, 9:00 am: Member’s meeting; 10:00 am: Presentation
Demonstrations, How to Divide, Plant and Multiply Irises, Daylilies, Gladiolas, Dahlias
Patio Room at the AGC, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE

July 10, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Habitat Garden Tour
Super Pollinators
Xeric Garden Club docent Sally Vance will give a tour of the club’s certified wildlife habitat garden and speak about the incredible importance of pollinators and how we can support them by what we plant and how we maintain our gardens. The Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas NE. People of all ages welcome. Free.
For further information go to www.xericgardenclub.org

August 7, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Habitat Garden Tour
The Birds & the Bees
Guest docent Lu Lu Sage will give a tour of the Xeric Garden Club’s certified wildlife habitat garden. Lu Lu is a certified beekeeper and a wildlife habitat gardener in Albuquerque. She will speak on how to create a wildlife habitat in your own backyard and how all of us can do our part to preserve bees and other important pollinators.
The Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas NE. People of all ages welcome. Free.
For further information go to www.xericgardenclub.org

August 12, 2017, 9:00 am: Member’s meeting; 10:00 am: Presentation
Teresa Edens (at her home), Container Gardening

September 9, 2017, 9:30 am
Tour of Los Poblanos Gardens & Lavender Fields, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque

September 11, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Habitat Garden Tour
End of Season Gardening
Docent led tour of the Xeric Garden Club’s certified wildlife habitat garden.
The Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas NE. People of all ages welcome. Free.
For further information go to www.xericgardenclub.org

October 14, 2017, 9:00 am: Member’s meeting; 10:00 am: Presentation
Debi Harrington and Betty Heisler, Harvest Workshop; How to Make Chili Ristras (materials fee)
Patio Room at the AGC, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE

November 11, 2017
Field trip to Bernardo Wildlife Area, further information to come.

December 9, 2017, noon – 3:00 pm
XGC’s Annual Holiday Party at Glenda Lorenz’s home