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
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)