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Workshop: Scented Pelargoniums of the World

Mission Bay Library Garden Club presents Robin Parer
Sunday, 1/29/2023
2:00 - 3:30
Mission Bay Program Room
Mission Bay

960 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158
United States

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Learn about pelargonium varieties suitable for container or indoor growing and expand your collection with rare varieties. Use scented pelargonium to develop a sensory experience and grow your tiny scented garden in your apartment.

Robin Parer is an Australian born horticulturist who lectures frequently to garden groups and societies throughout the United States. She has been featured in The January/ February, 2022 issue of The American Gardener, in Garden Design Magazine, Horticulture Magazine, Living Magazine, Sunset Magazine, The New York Times, House and Garden Magazine, the Geranium Group of the Hardy Plant Society of the UK as well as having appeared in many other newspaper and magazine articles. She wrote The Plant Lover's Guide to Hardy Geraniums, which was published by Timber Press in 2016 and is available on Amazon and through her website. Robin Parer has owned and operated Geraniaceae Nursery in Marin County near San Francisco, California for the past thirty-nine years, and has collected and propagated over 500 geranium species, selected color forms and hybrids.


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