Tag: Garden Club

Sun Lakes Garden Club August meeting notice

Starla Kramer The Tuesday, August 21, monthly meeting will be a fun and casual gathering led by one of Sun Lakes’ most creative do-it-yourself party decoration experts, Berta Resovsky! Berta makes any project fun! August is a great time to stay inside and create decorations for our December holiday brunch. It’s a great way to…

Sun Lakes Garden Club welcomes back Jim Anderson

  Starla Kramer Dr. Jim Anderson is a Professor Emeritus in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at ASU. He received his PhD from the California Institute of Technology. Much of his research is the effects of air pollution, and he has participated in a series of international climate experiments throughout the…

Garden Club news

  Starla Kramer At the Sun Lakes Garden Club April 17 meeting, members and visitors will enjoy “The Art of Water” by Robin Fernald (AZLivingWaters.com). Robin Fernald is a biologist with an education in Cellular Molecular Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle. Robin has worked the last two decades in…

Tumbleweed Ranch pollinator garden dedication April 27

  Mary Oester Weeders Garden Club is holding a dedication for a pollinator garden at Tumbleweed Ranch, 2250 S. McQueen Road in Chandler. The dedication will take place April 27 at 9:30 a.m. Weeders, a local garden club with members from many of the communities in the South East Valley, created the pollinator garden with…

Sun Lakes Garden Club

Pauline Lee On February 20, Master Gardener Lee Ann Aronson will present “Gardening for Seniors” at the monthly meeting. Using special gardening techniques for seniors, Lee Ann will discuss how to use containers and raised beds to create an “Instant Garden.” These techniques mean little lifting, no weeding and no tilling; it’s easy on the…

Sun Lakes Garden Club notice

Pauline Lee On January 19, Ron Parker will present an entertaining and educational talk about Agaves at the monthly meeting of Sun Lakes Garden Club. Ron fell in love with agaves after he moved to Fountain Hills with awe-inspiring views of Four Peaks and the McDowell Mountains. During that first year, he dreamed big and…

Garden Club news

Pauline Lee Beverly Tall will present a very informative program about orchids at the Sun Lakes Garden Club meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17. She is an American Orchid Society judge who travels all over the world to judge international orchid shows, as well as those in the U.S. Ms Tall will speak…

Sun Lakes Garden Club news

Speaker Jo Setliff

Pauline Lee On August 15, the Sun Lakes Garden Club will present Jo Setliff, a Maricopa County Master Gardener. She will cover the basics of vegetable gardening in the low desert to prepare us for planting in the fall. She will focus on the Master Gardener resources available for everyone, provided by the planting calendar…

SL Garden Club July meeting to feature Master Gardener

Master Gardener Jackie Rich

Pauline Lee Our July 18 meeting will feature Jackie Rich, a Phoenix native and a Master Gardener. In 2010, Jackie’s yard was included in the Real Gardens for Real People Tour, organized by the University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Extension Service Master Gardeners. At that time, she was interviewed by a reporter with Arizona…

Sun Lakes Garden Club

James Schaub

Pauline Lee During April, our club had two extra activities besides our usual monthly meeting. On April 8, our club members enjoyed a morning tour to five Sun Lakes gardens, each being different in size, utility and ambience. Each garden was beautifully developed by the homeowner whose artistry and creativity were amazingly different from one…