Garden Club notes


Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 12:00 a.m.

Thursday, Jan. 24

Amaryllis: 9:30 a.m., lunch; tour of Gainesville Regional Utilities' wastewater treatment plant; carpool to event; hostesses: Dotty Holbrook, Martha Gormally, Paula Strawn.

Azalea: 10:30 a.m., luncheon; program on flowers on a budget by Publix's Shane Robertson; hostesses: Carol Hadley, Kay Bouchelle, Martha Copeland, Martine Cox, Libby Furlow.

Begonia: 9:30 a.m., program on tabletop gardens by Ellen Shapiro; hostesses: Andrea Little, Naomi Shephard, Mary Manning.

Camellia: 10 a.m., luncheon; dish gardening demonstration by Gloria Yaw; hostesses: Georgiana Johnson, Millie Ramey.

Daisy: 10 a.m.; program on gardening with pain by Mary Glazer; hostesses: Wanda Rentfro, Rosalie Bond.

Daylily: 10:30 a.m., luncheon at Gainesville Country Club; program on the bromeliad-eating weevil and Florida's native bromeliads; hostesses: Grace Brasington, Polly Pepper, Josephine Baumer.

Dianthus: 10 a.m., lunch at Blue Water Bay in Melrose; hostesses: all members.

Dogwood: 10 a.m., lunch at the museum; program and workshop on waxing camellias; hostesses: Gloria Kennedy, Helen Farnsworth.

Founders: 10:30 a.m., luncheon; speaker Marina Blomberg, garden columnist for The Gainesville Sun; hostesses: Ingrid Soled, Eleanore Pinder.

Gardenia: 9:30 a.m., program on outdoor spaces and tour of Thomas Center gardens; hostesses: Margaret Jones, Carol Poucher, Gloria Norris.

Jasmine: 6 p.m., dinner at clubhouse; program on making cement leaves and other garden decorations by Gretchen Brooks and Marian Marks.

Lotus: 10 a.m., program "Beyond the Boardwalk" by Julianne Tabone, ranger at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park; hostesses: Jackie Davison, Cookie Graham.

Mimosa: 9:30 a.m., lunch at clubhouse; program on herb container arrangement by Julanne Weisberg; hostesses: Marguerite Preston, Peg Bates.

Wildflowers: 10 a.m., potluck lunch; program on making apple blossom candleholders by Claudia Bates; hostess: Peggy Caswell.

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Fun with Flowers, 10 a.m. Jan. 29 at The Flower Shop; hostess: Founders Circle.

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