For the last 49 years, the La Jolla Garden Club has had a simple mission: Keep La Jolla Beautiful.
They’ve done so with a tree here, a flower bed there, regular bouquet deliveries to the La Jolla Library, and a mini-oasis at the La Jolla Historical Society.
Now, at the start of its 50th year, the group shows no sign of stopping. The club, which meets 1 p.m. third Tuesdays at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave., had its first meeting of its 50th year on Sept. 18, some 92 members strong.
From September to May, the group hosts speakers representing various horticultural and design fields, social events, an annual signature event, and an end-of-the-year scholarship...