The guest speaker for the meeting was Teri Scott of Double S Landscaping Nursery in Beeville. She presented diagrams for pocket gardens, along with good selections to grow in this area. Her program was entitled “Color in the Garden”. Teri operates Emma’s Farm, which is located on Highway 181 North, going toward Normanna. The market is open daily, providing fresh eggs and vegetables when available. An honor system is in place for purchases.
The annual Botanical Sale and Country Store will take place on Saturday, April 28, at the DeWitt home, located at 178 Fairway Ridge off Business 181 North. Healthy plants will be available for purchase.
Prior to that date, the club’s floral workshop was conducted by San Antonio on Wednesday, Feb. 22. This was a hands-on learning experience using materials from our own yards as well as economical floral finds found locally.
Natalie Arispe provided her masse floral arrangement that was critiqued by the group. The blue carnival glass pitcher container accentuated the colorful mix of assorted flowers found locally and from her yard.
The Flournoy Park Project was discussed, and committee members are working on possible plans for the butterfly garden, the water feature and benches to accent the park. Suggestions are being received, and a spring deadline has been set. To donate to this project, call Theresa at 358-1550.