Tag: Sun Lakes Garden Club

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…

Sun Lakes Garden Club plans holiday brunch

Pictured left to right are Chris Wiley, Brian Moreni, Craig Daniel and Ray Franco.

Pauline Lee In the two past months, the Sun Lakes Garden Club has focused attention at our meetings to safety in our garden and what to do in case wild animals visit our neighborhood. In October, four firemen from Sun Lakes Fire Department told us about rescuing our residents in their garden from heat exhaustion,…

Sun Lakes Garden Club

The audience at the Garden Club meeting listening to the speaker.

Rabbits eating your plants? Coyotes strolling your favorite walking paths? Foxes sleeping in your back yard? Javelinas? Black bears? Come to hear about Sun Lakes wildlife at the Sun Lakes Garden Club meeting held at 9:30 a.m. on November 17 at Chapel House in Sun Lakes. The speaker will be Darren Julian, well-known wildlife biologist…

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…