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Sun Lakes Garden Club news

  Pauline Lee On May 3, the members of Sun Lakes Garden Club toured for two hours the demonstration garden of Maricopa County Master Gardeners located in Phoenix. Master Gardener Pam Perry explained the large variety of winter and spring plants that populate the garden. Their organic produce was distributed to students who take their…

Sun Lakes Garden Club

Worm compost

Pauline Lee In our meeting on November 21, Gail Latour, Vermiculturist and Master Gardener, will show us a fun and easy way to compost. She will demonstrate the difference from “hot and cold” composting and how we can “amend” the soil to produce great vegetables and flowers. You will find out how worms can turn…

This is not your grandma’s garden club

Not your Grandma’s garden club

The Sun Lakes Garden Club will be learning about marijuana crops grown here in Arizona at the June 20 meeting. The featured speaker this month is David Grandon from “Harvest of Arizona.” Members and guests will see a slide presentation of the crops and learn about the horticulture of the plants and how botanical research…

Sun Lakes Garden Club to meet February 21

Sun Lakes Garden Club donating to Neighbors Who Care at December meeting

Pauline Lee At our December meeting, we enjoyed a beautiful, tasty and fun potluck brunch, and our president Diane Beatty presented a donation check of $300 to Neighbors Who Care. Carol Bowers, Volunteer Services Coordinator for NWC, accepted the check. In our January meeting, our speaker Ilene O’Meara, a master gardener and a resident of…

Sun Lakes Garden Club update

Club members with Peter Condon at Mesa Community College on April 25.

Members of our club visited Mesa Community College on April 25 to learn about their sustainable gardening and Urban Horticulture Program from program director Peter Conden. The temporary greenhouse kept the temperature and humidity at optimal conditions for seeds to germinate and plants to grow in containers, in hydroponics and in aquaponics setups. We also…

Sun Lakes Garden Club news

Diane Beatty and Nancy Sjolin with rose bushes.

The speaker for our February meeting will be Steve Sheard, a Master Rosarian of the American Rose Society. He is a member of the Mesa/East Valley Rose Society and is familiar with growing roses in our area. He will give a 45 minute presentation and allow time afterward for questions and answers. Our club members…