McMinnville Garden Club Information
McMinnville Garden Club Community Projects
The proceeds from our Garden Tour & Faire are reinvested within our community providing college scholarships, informational programs and garden art/horticultural community projects. We have funded public benches, hanging baskets, lamp posts, Yamhill County Historical Museum projects, the plantings at the West End of town, Third Street plantings, a Blue Star marker commemorating veterans at Evergreen Aviation Museum and given multiple college scholarships to Yamhill County students studying horticulture. In addition we do community service projects such as maintaining both the Post Office and West End plantings, as well as the Public Library’s indoor plants, support the Community Garden’s Children’s area and do an annual spring cleanup of Third Street.
Interested in donating to our club to support our community projects? Contact our President
President Elaine Pollak
Vice-President Jan Clay
Secretary Marlene Peterson
Treasurer Donna Parr
Local Club Information
McMinnville Garden Club
We would love to have you visit our monthly meetings! Many of us have joined the Garden Club to meet other gardeners; learn from each other what techniques, plants and nurseries are most suited to our Willamette Valley location; hear informational speakers at our monthly meetings; work together to improve our community; take field trips to a variety of places of interest; create garden arts and crafts, and encourage gardening with our area’s youth. In addition, we work together to host a yearly Garden Tour & Faire in late June featuring five local gardens. The faire brings a variety of garden vendors to our downtown area for tour attendees to enjoy. The proceeds from this event help us provide scholarships to county students and support our many community projects listed below. We meet at 9:30 am on the third Monday of the month (Sept.-June) at the Lodge at the Evergreen Museum complex, Hwy. 18, McMinnville. Our dues are $25 a year. Please join us!
For more info call 503-434-4344 or visit us on the web at http://mcminnvillegardenclub.org
Or contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar of Events 2017-18
Barn Garden Quilt Board Sept. 21-22, 9:30 Contact Patty S. for info Pre-registration required
Monday Aug. 28th: Dahlia Festival There is a food booth there for lunch
Email Ann if you are interested by Friday Aug. 25. She will contact you with details.
Wednesday, Sept. 20th: Oregon Historical Society. Kennedy Exhibit. Lunch in Goose Hollow.
The Culinary Institute. More details later
Thursday, Oct. 26th: Bush House, Salem. Lunch at Wild Pea in Salem
More details later.
December Either Salem Holiday Crafts Show at the Fair Grounds.
OR Saturday Market in Portland on Max
2018 Willamette Heritage Center. More info later
Interested in joining the McMinnville Garden Club?