These 14 members include 3 Master Gardeners, and are all neighbors and friends living in the Pleasant Valley area.  Formed in 1999, they have a mix of educational programs, field trips and social meetings.


Pres: Victoria Cochran
VP: Jill Battisti
Sec: Ellen Tietjen
Treas: Pat Niswander



Activities / Meeting Topics / Field Trips / Fund Raisers / Events

  • Decorate at Malabar Farm for Christmas
  • Maintain Butterfly Garden in Lucas Park
  • September Garage Sale to raise money for charities
  • Annual picnic and Christmas potluck
  • At least 2 programs on plants/gardening and one on a craft
  • Recent field trips include Wooster Secret Arboretum, Columbus Park of Roses, Baker's Acres Nursery (Granville/Newark), Schnormeir Gardens

Contact Information

Eva @ 419-892-2024 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2013 Planned Programs

March 12       Make It--Take It Garden Calendars (6:30 at Angelwoods) Vic & Jill co-hostesses

April 9           Community Gardens with Jean Taddie (6:30 at Eva's) Eva hostess

May 14          Field trip to Alta Greenhouse "New Plant Varieties for 2013" (meet 6:30 at Angelwoods)  Refreshments & meeting at What's For Dessert?

June 11         Field trip to Kingwood (meet 4:30 at Angelwoods) Refreshments & meeting TBA

July 9            Carpool to Guy Denny's in Fredericktown (meet 6:15 at Angelwoods) Tour and program on planting a prairie

Aug. 13          Potluck picnic at Pat's at 6:00. Tableware & beverage provided--bring one main dish & one side dish.  Bring a guest.

Sept. 24         At Ellen's at 6:30--Prepare for Malabar Heritage Days garage sale. Ellen & Jean co-hostesses

Sept. 28-29    Malabar Heritage Days Garage Sale at Ellen's

Oct. 8            Work on club scrapbook, refurbish scarecrows (6:30 at Angelwoods)  Mary Anne & Lana co-hostesses. Bring ideas for Malabar Christmas decorations

Nov. 12          Make/refurbish Malabar decorations. (6:30 at Angelwoods) Sandy hostess.

Nov. 25          Decorate at Malabar Farm for Christmas (10 am)

Dec. 10          Annual Christmas Soup Supper (6:00 at Angelwoods) Bring soup, salad, bread or dessert.  Bring a guest and program ideas for 2014.

Dec. 12          Open House at Malabar Farm (5-8 pm) All members welcome.

Jan. 6            Take down Christmas decorations at Malabar (10 am)