Tag: Garden Club

Sun Lakes Garden Club May 17 Meeting

Did you know that tasty chips can be made from a mesquite tree bean pod? When most people hear of mesquite, they think of the wood that’s used to grill food. People are surprised to discover that the bean pods on the mesquite tree produce one of the sweetest treats in the Southwest. Peggy Sue…

Garden Club to Meet on October 19

Carol Stuttard is a horticultural professor at Mesa Community College, horticulture instructor at Desert Botanical Garden, certified desert landscape designer, Maricopa County Master Gardener, and private gardening consultant. Carol is an organic gardener who has been featured in Phoenix Home & Garden magazine and on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Members and guests will gather for socializing,…

Garden Club: Seed to Weed

Starla Kramer Visitors are welcome to visit our Tuesday, June 15, monthly meeting to learn about how to legally grow marijuana in your backyard. Horticulturalists enjoy watching the plants go from “seed to weed” in 90 days. The new Arizona Law states that homeowners are allowed 12 plants per two adults in the household. The…

Garden Club: Meet Tara Emery

(Photo by Stevie Graves)

Starla Kramer The May 18 monthly meeting will be live, and members will meet Tara Emery, owner of Crème da la Baa Farm near Gilbert Road and Chandler Heights Road. Tara grows everything organically and sells her creamy fudge made with goats’ milk at local farmers’ markets, along with her homemade sourdough breads, cinnamon rolls,…

Garden Club donates TV to Sun Lakes Chapel

The Sun Lakes Garden Club is proud to be able to recently gift the Sun Lakes Chapel Center with a flat-screen TV, installed in the Center for use by the Chapel community and the Garden Club. The Chapel Center board was pleased to accept this donation from the Garden Club. The flat-screen TV was dedicated…

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…