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Sun Lakes Garden Club

Pictured left to right are Vicki McClellan, Elsa Armstrong and Irene Arrigo.

Pauline Lee, Publicity On Tuesday, September 15, the Sun Lakes Garden Club will meet at the Chapel Center in Sun Lakes Country Club at 9:30 a.m. for social time and business meeting. A member of Sun Lakes Fire Department will talk about Elderly Gardening and Safety in the Garden at 10:00 a.m. If you want…

Weeders Garden Club installs new board

Gloria Zarifis, Corresponding Secretary, Janice Giachino, Treasurer, Lollie Sharpe, Vice-President, Debbie Dunham, President and Jane Watkins, Recording Secretary

Weeders Garden Club, based in Sun Lakes, celebrated its 60th birthday with a Garden Tea Party theme at Roberta Sisk Park, Palo Verde Country Club on May 14 and everyone had such a grand time sharing food and beverage and chat! Almost everyone got into the swing of the theme and put on a beautifully…

Garden Club activities

Garden Club Presidents (left to right) Debby McDonald, Margorie Wright, Eleanor Davis, Judy Yaryan and Diane Beatty

Pauline Lee The members of Sun Lakes Garden Club welcomed four past presidents to join their meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21. President Debby McDonald led the celebration of the 16th anniversary of the club with a brunch at the Chapel Center in Sun Lakes Country Club. In the next regular meeting at…

Conservation Corner – November 2014

Purslane is one of the most nutritious greens on the planet.

Pauline Lee Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) should remind you of a weed we commonly see in the cracks on streets and sidewalks. This plant grows easily in poor soil. Its stem is round and smooth and trails the ground like a small vine. Young plants’ green stems turn reddish upon maturity. Their small, egg-shaped to oblong…

Conservation Corner – June 2014

According to a paper published in Science in November 2013, the dry regions of the world will become drier, whereas the wet areas will become wetter. This prediction is supported by Grace satellites that have measured declining groundwater reserves worldwide between 2003 and 2012 because of long term droughts. Arizona has been in a drought pattern…

Sun Lakes Garden Club moves to Chapel Center

Sun Lakes Garden Club members Terry Meury (left) and Paula Lauer (right) are pictured with Cathy Rymer, City of Chandler, Certified Arborist and Master Gardner and presenter at the May meeting.

Donna Haugland, Publicity The next meeting of the Sun Lakes Garden Club (SLGC) will be held at the Chapel Center 9240 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. across from the Sun Lakes Country Club on Monday, June 2 at 9:30 a.m. The June program will be “Container Gardening,” specifically how to plant a salsa garden and all…