September 26, 2014
AM program: Recognition of 25+ year members.
PM program: "Pulchritudinous Rhododendrons"
Gwen Bell will show slides and speak about beautiful rhododendrons
and their hybridization..
October 24, 2014
AM: We'll meet Jessie, our recent SSCC scholarship recipient.
PM: "Organic Gardens, Large & Small"
Jenny Mandt, the "garden coach" from West Seattle Nursery, will tell us how to
grow organic vegetables, whether on your windowsill or large plot.
November 21, 2014
AM: Sharon B. will share some of her incredible needlework creations..
PM: "Feathered Architects"
Idie Ulsh, of the Washington Butterfly Assn. and Seattle Audubon Society,
will discuss common and uncommon ways birds make nests..
December 19, 2014
AM: Holiday bazaar and bake sale.
PM: Special holiday lunch and party, featuring storyteller Debbie Dimitre with
endearing Christmas tales..
January 23, 2015
AM: “Terrific Table Settings" -- A group challenge for creating stunning exhibit
PM: "Going Batty" with Barbara Odegard from the Sarvey Wildlife Center.
February 27, 2015
AM: Gale K. will talk about the Master Gardener program and how you can become one..
PM: "Roses" -- Master Rosarian Margaret Harris will demonstrate full winter pruning and
light spring pruning, followed by a Q & A session.
March 27, 2015
AM: Silent Auction & Raffle -- our annual fund (and "fun") raiser
PM: “Egg-spiring Designs for Easter"
Our favorite flower designer, Jean Boyd, will create Easter treasures as we watch.
Some will become door prizes for lucky winners!
April 24, 2015
AM: "Gardening Jeopardy" -- Test your gardening knowledge!
PM: "Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens"
We'll have a virtual tour of these exotic and beautifully maintained gardens, located
at the Ballard locks.
May 22, 2015
AM: Induction of new officers and honoring our past presidents
PM: "Seattle P-Patches"
Laura Raymond, Seattle P-Patch program coordinator, along with a representative
from our local Barton St. P-Patch, will tell us all about these fruitful little gardens.
Meetings are held at Daystar Retirement Village, 2615 SW Barton St., Building #2.