Tag: gardening

Learning more about the birds and the bees

Starla Kramer Last fall, the Sun Lakes Garden Club learned all about “Bees and other Pollinators” from a Master Gardener. In April, the members are looking forward to learning about the Birds from Jack Holloway, an outdoor and wildlife enthusiast. Jack’s interest in nature began as a little kid who tried to catch anything that…

Sun Lakes Garden Club posts upcoming field trips

Starla Kramer Members will enjoy a photographic journey of amazing gardens all over the world on March 19 for the monthly meeting! Linda Larson, “Traveling Gardener,” has a beautiful garden here in Arizona. She and her husband just returned from the Equator and Brazil searching for interesting gardens to share on her blog and website.…

Garden panel mosaic mixed media classes

Janet Hayes and Sandy Holmes There will be a mosaic workshop at Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes, AZ, on February 27, 2019, where we will make a mixed media garden panel with porcelain and glass tile. Workshops are fun and engaging environments, focusing on technique and project-based classes geared to all levels of crafters.…

Weeders Garden Club news

  The Weeders Garden Club was established in Sun Lakes in 1955 and is still going strong! February’s presentation will be “Landscaping a Small Garden,” by Tom Gatz. Tom is a retired wildlife biologist and avid gardener. He volunteers as a horticultural aide and docent in the educational department at the Desert Botanical Garden where…

Upcoming events for Sun Lakes Garden Club

Members have three events scheduled for January. On Monday, January 14, A field trip is planned to the Caywood Cotton Farm in Casa Grande. Members will enjoy a private tour by the owners, including a hayride, fiddle playing and an interactive educational workshop about the crop. Members will enjoy lunch in Casa Grande before the…

Sun Lakes Garden Club news

Starla Kramer Monthly meetings are the third Tuesday of each month, 9:30 a.m. to noon (followed by optional luncheon). Visitors are welcome. October 16 (Tuesday): Monthly meeting features club member Vicki Merrill. Vicki is an expert in the benefits of Essential Oils derived from plants. The topic will be “Essential Oils replacing toxic pesticides for…