January 15, 2006 10:30 –
Garden Art Workshop Demonstration
Patty Sorensen and Sharon Gunter
Social time: 10:30 a.m. - Business Meeting: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00
Dessert, coffee and tea provided by hostesses:
Joanne DeWitt, Carolyn Lowrance, Marian Blank & Sharon Gunter
Program: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Our very own Garden Club members will demonstrate various garden art projects that members can duplicate. There will be directions and “how-to” information handouts given on each project.
Dear Gardening Friends,
Our December meeting was delightful! We celebrated our Club’s 80th
Birthday, had a delicious gourmet lunch prepared by the food service staff at
Hillside Retirement Community, exchanged Christmas gifts with one another and
created a pile of food for the local food bank.
As 2006 ends, our thoughts turn to 2007 and the promise it holds for a fantastic Garden Tour and Garden Faire, and initiating our new Club projects. Each of you makes our Club what it is with your creative energies, gift of time, knowledge of plants, numerous skills and your friendship and love to each other. Together we can do whatever we set our hearts and minds to for a great 2007! Happy New Year!
Gaye Stewart, President
At out meeting in November, ’06 I didn’t finish the report on the meeting of April 15, 1996. The full report follows:
The regular meeting of the McMinnville Garden Club was held at the Community Center. Gary George of Yamhill County Roadway Beautification Project spoke asking for awards to people who had beautified their property along the roadways of Yamhill Co. The awards will be given in mid-July.
Arlene and Bob Wells donated and placed a Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar at the Gallery Players’ Garden. Virginia Klein gave the April horticultural report.
Old Business: Mary Jo
Capps announced the
New Business: Pat Hyder moved that we donate $50 to NEDS in Newberg. Seconded and passed (NEDS was connected with Providence Health Care – people in wheelchairs had raised flower beds, but needed seeds, fertilizer and top soil. We helped with that. DM)
Sally Thompson moved we donate $50 to the McMinnville Library for a book or books in memory of Della Cox, Dorothy Wolf and Rosie VanZyle. (Deceased members.) Seconded and approved.
To celebrate National Garden Week, June 2-8, we will need
volunteers to arrange flowers in Baby vases to take to the
Garden Tour May 11th 12:00-5:00
Kathleen (Edelman) voiced concern about the McMinnville city contractor’s cutting (trimming) policy. Sally volunteered Judy Dippold and Ruth Everingham to write a letter to city and newspaper. Meeting adjourned 3:15 pm.
Our thoughts are with Jan Hudson whose husband is facing some serious health issues.
The following note was sent to the Club by member, Anita Ragsdale:
“Thank you so much for the beautiful pink hydrangea. It has been transplanted to a larger pot and will be put out in the spring.
flowers and had a lovely garden in
Websites to Check Out
· January Garden Tips Tasks for indoors and out to keep your plants happy and healthy.
Garden Calendar from
· Garden Art from Junk Gather some ideas to create for your garden.
· Online Garden Catalogs Sources for ideas, dreaming and ordering.
2007 Dates to Remember:
December Meeting Photos (Pictures may load slowly on the website.)
Organized in 1926
Backyard Habitat Alicia Dimond
Field Trips Judy Eggers
Garden Tour 2007 Patty Sorensen
Garden Tour 2008 Jean Lierman
Garden Faire 2007 Margaret Roberts
Historian Dorothy Mathiesen
Horticulture Julie Maahs
Hospitality Julie Hughes
Library Plant Care Sandy Ford
Membership Mary Whinery
Newsletter/Website Patty Sorensen
Newsletter Asst. Sandy Bolmer
Parliamentarian Sharon Gunter
Post Office Landscape Joanne DeWitt
Publicity/PR Beverly Mulkey
Scholarship Ann Silverthorne
Sunshine Joan Friese
Telephone Vicki Brink
Yard of Month Evelyn Mundinger
Yearbook/Photography Kim Jongedyk
The newsletter deadline for submission of
articles for our monthly newsletter is
the 25th of each month. Please send them
to Patty Sorensen.
Do you know of any prospective
Garden Club members? Be sure to let
Mary Whinery know names and
addresses. We would love to send
them our newsletter for two months.