in Bloom" A Wonderful Success!
to Bonnie Ion who was the recipient of the Alfa Colley Special Award during
the 2011 AAGC Flower Show at the Pittsfield Branch of the Ann Arbor Public
Library on Saturday, May 14th. Special thank you to President Marie Smith who
organized the event. Community High School student Helen Januszewski
interviewed Marie and wrote a nice article about the Flower Show for the
Community High School paper, "The Communicator." You may view her
Did you miss the Flower Show? There were
over a hundred specimens entered. Here is a short video by Pat McLaughlin capturing
some of the highlights of the day.
Blogs to follow
Do you enjoy reading blogs about gardening?
Susan Beecher says the following are some of her favorites:
Ann Arbor Gardener
National Garden Club on Twitter
A ug. 31st,
Potluck hors d'oeuvres and croquet at the home of Sharon Terry.
Sept. 14th, Wed. 7:30p.m.
"Vegetables" A round table conversation at the home of Susan
Oct. 12th, Wed. 7:30p.m.
"Herbs" with Candie Sorensen at Cobblestone Farm.
Nov. 9th, Wed. 7:30p.m.
"Humorous Garden Study" at the home of Chris Rochman.
Dec. 10th, Sat. 10-Noon*
"Greens Workshop" with Denise Looker at Matthaei. Potluck
follows from Noon - 2p.m. All are invited.
March 14th, Wed. 7:30p.m.
"English Gardens" A presentation by Betty Bishop at Matthaei.
April 11th – To Be Announced.
May 4th, Fri. 6p.m.*
Annual Dinner at the home of Pat McLaughlin.
would love to see our club grow in the coming year. Invite a friend to one of
the meetings or drop a note to any of your neighbors who have an interest in
Board meetings will take place a half hour before each meeting unless
otherwise indicated. All members are welcome to attend. The AAGC newsletter
will be distributed on a quarterly basis.
*Denotes a change in time from regular scheduled meetings.
We were sorry to hear of the passing of
AAGC member Marajean Brooks. Marajean shared slides of her garden at the
Sept. 2010 meeting. She was anenthusiastic gardener and she will be missed.