Jeff Griff from Lowes Garden Center in Chagrin Falls gave us another excellent talk – this time he gave us many tips on what to do and not do to get our gardens and lawns ready for another year!
Maryann Thesing, owner of Garden PHD (Practicing Horticulture Differently), gave us lots of interesting ideas for landscape design, especially using Japanese Maples to provide year round interest. Check out her website: gardenphd.com
We were all “Busy Bees” making our unique plant tags at the January meeting!
Many creative wreaths for shut-ins and table displays for Village Project cancer patients!
Jerry Moreno and Dave Cap from The Dahlia Society of Ohio gave a very interesting talk on Dahlias. They brought blooms to show the variety of sizes, types, and colors. They also graciously provided printed booklets of their presentation.
Jeff Griff of Lowe’s Greenhouse in Chagrin Falls (no connection to the Lowes stores) gave us entertaining stories about the development of various plants including the amazing history of the tulip.
Mark Langan of Mulberry Creek Herb Farm demonstrated how easy it is to create a charming miniature perennial garden. Nancy was the lucky winner of one of his creations!
Everyone enjoys this annual service project meeting, making wreaths and mini-arrangements for local seniors and cancer patients.
Photos from first meeting of the new year: A beautiful centerpiece, picking up the new yearbook, delicious lunch, and interesting talk on Conifers by our guest speaker, Bethany Majeski of the Rocky River Nature Center. Four new members joined!