Twin City Garden Club Learns About Winter Gardens

The Twin City Garden Club met on Nov. 9, at the United Methodist Church. Co-president, Jenice Taggert, called the meeting to order and members recited the club aim and the conservation pledge. Scholarship applications are due on Dec. 10. Dorothy Hughes reported that the youth poetry has been judged and ready to be sent to state. California Care has asked the club to do window boxes again next spring. The bulk of the meeting concerned finalizing the programs for next year.

In the absence of member Neta Dishion, Arlene Stayton of Tipton's Glow and Grow Club presented the program on "Waking Up Your Winter Garden". She focused on 12 tips to create interest in a winter garden. They included plants with winter flowers, berries, interesting leaves, unusual bark, branch structure, plants for birds, evergreens, grass, sensory splash with chimes, mirrors or pinwheels, large garden ornaments, interesting hardscape and multi-level patios or terraces.

The next meeting will be Dec. 14 at Jenice Taggart's resident. Admission to the luncheon planned will be food for the food pantry.

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