Pomperaug Valley Garden Club ~ Diverse & Versatile Succulents

PVGC Talk May 9th, 2023 “Diverse and Versatile Succulents” with George Trecina


The Pomperaug Valley Garden Club presents George Trecina , who will give a talk on “Diverse and Versatile Succulents” on Tuesday May 9th, 2023, at 11 a.m., at the Emergency Services building, 25 Quassuk Road, Woodbury, CT.Guests are welcome to join us for a $5 donation. Refreshments will be served.


The world of succulents includes a lot more than just cactuses. The one common denominator is that they are low-maintenance, trouble free plants that deserve more consideration for home and garden. Let’s explore some of the many varieties, their characteristics and uses.

George has been planning and planting gardens since the 1970s with his own property serving as his “experimental laboratory”. A graduate of The University of Connecticut and Cornell University, his main focus is on the improvement of residential properties He established Land Design & Horticultural Sales LLC in 1992, a landscape design, installation and maintenance business. He has entertained clients, garden clubs and members of The Garden Conservancy and Mad Gardeners at his home in Meriden. Other activities include lecturing and writing on landscape design and horticultural subjects.


The Pomperaug Valley Garden Club is a charter member of the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut and National Garden Clubs. The club sponsors speakers at monthly meetings, garden-oriented field trips, numerous civic beautification and educational outreach projects in Woodbury, and a scholarship program. For information regarding membership, visit our website at www.pomperaugvalleygc.org.