Garden club notes

Published: Saturday, January 18, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 17, 2003 at 10:11 p.m.
Circle meetings Thursday, Jan. 23
  • ALYSSUM: 9:30 a.m., coffee; making Valentines for Hospice patients; hostesses: Betty Alsobrook, Peggy Kirkpatrick, Susan Gracy.
  • AMARYLLIS: 9:30 a.m., coffee; program by Paul Doering, professor of pharmacy with the University of Florida, on exploring herbs, medicine and prescription drugs; hostesses: Sharon Sullivan, Marion Coleman, Jackie Griffen.
    n AZALEA: 10:30 a.m., luncheon; program by Doris Klemm on when to fertilize what; hostesses: Dorie Thomas, Gink Howard, Nita Nell Hurse, Pennie Pierson.
    n BEGONIA: 9:30 a.m., coffee; "Heaven, Earth and Man," demonstration on sensei in Ikenobo by Helen Hoskins; hostesses: Mildred Woolsey, Alois Byers, Camilla Weems.
  • CAMELLIA: 9:30 a.m., coffee; program on container gardening; hostesses, Lib Harrer, Elaine Nemeth, Carol Stanley.
    n DAISY: 9:30 a.m., coffee; Wendy Wilber, Alachua County Extension agent on Florida Friendly Gardens; hostesses: Madeline Lang, Hazel Donegan; Dorothy Hahne, Shirley Jackson.
    n DAYLILY: 10:30 a.m., luncheon; Gainesville city arborist Meg Niederhofer speaking on "The urban and Real Forest"; hostesses: Gretchen Brill, Ann Wright, Joanne Sheffield.
  • DIANTHUS: 10 a.m., coffee; program and demonstration on Ikenobo Ikebana at Gainesville Garden Center; hostesses: Bette Davis, Pam Croy, Sandy Smith.
    n DOGWOOD: 10 a.m., brunch; program on house plants; hostesses: Gloria Kennedy, Helen Farnsworth.
  • FOUNDERS: 11 a.m., lunch; program on the myth and reality of long-term care; hostesses: Rusty Hunter and officers.
  • GARDENIA: 9:30 a.m., coffee; tour of tree farm; hostesses: Kay Galm, Ellen Parham, Cile Pfahler.
  • GLADIOLUS: 9:30 a.m., coffee; program on gentle stretching exercises for seniors; hostesses: Betsy Gilman, Isabelle Houston.
  • HIBISCUS: 10 a.m., coffee at Capri clubhouse; program on dish gardening by Gloria Yow from Garden Gate Nursery; hostesses: Jenny Walker, Bennie Martin, Christine Clark.
    n JASMINE: 6 p.m., dinner at Gainesville Garden Center; program on new perennial plants by Ellen Shapiro, Green Thumbs Abound; hostesses: Millie Evans, Susan Lash.
    n LOTUS: 10 a.m., coffee at the Atrium; program to be announced; hostesses: Carolyn Cromer, Vera Gaffney, Madeline Pardue.
    n MIMOSA: 7:30 p.m., refreshments; program on container gardening by Wendy Wilber, Alachua County Extension agent; hostesses: Marge Olney, Janet Greene, Carol Knowles.
  • WILDFLOWERS: 10 a.m., coffee; program on faux magnolias by Emma Short, a make-and-take workshop; hostesses: Eleanore Snyder, Harriet Wise.
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