BAY AREA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY AKA
The Hortisexuals are a community group that is plant and garden centric. Established at the Dry Garden Nursery in 1989 by Keith Cahoon (deceased 1995), Nancy Sale & Richard Ward. Den-mother: Robin Parer.
WANGCHEN NYIMA AKA JINPA
Wangchen Nyima (Jinpa) is our fabulous manager of The Dry Garden. He is co-creator of the Karmapa Birthday Group and creator of the Monk Reunion (February, 2018 at the Sherabling Monastery, India).
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Robin is a nursery owner with the largest collection of Geraniums and Pelargoniums for mail order. Greenhouse open by appointment only. She is also the creator in 2009 of The Late Show Gardens: thelateshowgardens.org
Renown artist, ceramicist, sculptor and gardener. Her inter-
nationally recognized garden is open to the public most Sunday's from 1 to 2pm: 3017 Wheeler St., Berleley.
Nationally recognized landscape garden designer, artist and collector in San Jose. His own unique garden was described in the NYTimes as "an idealized landscape of rocks and stones..."
Metal sculptor, graphic artist and creator of the famed Bulwinkleland. Longtime East Bay artist working in cut steel. His metal sculptures can be found in many city centers in the West and Hawaii.
RUTH BANCROFT GARDEN
UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA BOTANICAL GARDEN
Lhawang is the owner of Fine Tibet Arts in Berkeley, as well as an accomplished mountain climber.