Tag: Sun Lakes Garden Club

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…

Sun Lakes Garden Club

Joanne Mattern, Krys Hammers and Bert Shupe in the front garden of Chapel House

Pauline Lee At our March meeting our speaker Krys Hammers, president of Desert Rivers Audubon Society, treated us with recordings of songs from birds that we might hear in our gardens. We learned that mocking birds always prefer to sing three different songs in a series, rather than just sing one song as other birds…

Sun Lakes Garden Club updates

Leslie Schleicher with February Program speaker Lee Ann Aronson

Pauline Lee In February our members learned from speaker Lee Ann Aronson, Maricopa County Master Gardener, how to grow tomatoes for a winter and a summer crop. Aronson gave us detailed methods to grow tomatoes successfully. Even in hot weather keeping roots cool to 75 degrees was possible by mulching 6-10 inches above the ground.…

Sun Lakes Garden Club activities

Pictured left to right are Lois McWhirten (new member), Fred Giese (speaker) and Velma Steinman (member since 1999).

Pauline Lee, Publicity The Sun Lakes Garden Club invited Fred Giese to their January meeting. Fred demonstrated how to take pictures with our “point and shoot” cameras to achieve unusual and beautiful results of our gardens. In February the members learned how to grow tomatoes in Arizona from Lee Ann Aronson, a University of Arizona…

Sun Lakes Garden Club – February 2015

Pauline Lee, Publicity The monthly meeting of the Sun Lakes Garden Club on Tuesday, January 20 featured photographer Frederick Giese, who gave pointers on successfully photographing flowers and plants in your garden. The next monthly meeting is at 9:30 a.m. on February 17 at the Chapel Center. The speaker will be a master gardener from…

Sun Lakes Garden Club monthly meeting update

Paula Lauer (left) and Debby McDonald (right) in front of potted plants taken care of by the Sun Lakes Garden Club, which also takes care of the entire landscape for the Chapel Center.

Pauline Lee, Publicity The monthly meeting of Sun Lakes Garden Club will be on Tuesday, January 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the Chapel Center, 9240 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. across from the Sun Lakes Country Club. Frederick Giese, a photographer, will be the speaker. Frederick will speak on photographing flowers and plants in your garden.…

Conservation Corner – January 2015

Diane Beatty If you are interested in getting freshly picked organic vegetables, you will find them in Ken Singh’s Farm, an enchanting forest located just a few hundred feet east of the Loop 101 on Thomas Road in Scottsdale. Singh’s main business is supplying produce to restaurants and compost to other organic farms and the…

Sun Lakes Garden Club moves to Chapel Center

Some members of the Sun Lakes Garden Club are from left to right Mika Baltlyn, Fran Cook and Jan Peterson.

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, November 3 at 9:30 am. The program will be “Composting” presented by a Master Gardner, still to be determined. The October…

Sun Lakes Garden Club moves to Chapel Center

Some members of the Sun Lakes Garden Club are outside of the Chapel Center.

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, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. The program will be “House Plants” presented by Kelly Depetro, Master Gardener and member of the…