September 27, 2013
AM program: Recognition of 25+ year members.
PM program: Jason Gwerder of Hy-Grass Farms will tell us about the creation of
"Moo-Doo," their organic compost.
October 25, 2013
AM: We'll meet Hamish, our recent SSCC scholarship recipient.
PM: "Seattle Chinese Garden"
Sandy Marvinney will talk about the history of the garden and the exciting plans
for the future.
November 15, 2013
AM: Pat will share her salt & pepper shaker collection.
PM: "Orchids Are In"
Mike Cory, from the Volunteer Park Conservatory, will tell us about his personal
collection of 200 orchids.
December 20, 2013
AM: Holiday bazaar and bake sale.
PM: Special holiday lunch and party, featuring storyteller Debbie Dimitre as
January 24, 2014
AM: “Travels with Ethel" -- Stories of traveling "to a far off land."
PM: Florist Jean Boyd, with instruction and tips on flower arranging.
February 28, 2014
AM: "Mulch & Weed Control" -- Master Gardener Gale will give us tips.
PM: "Fuchsias" -- Janet Dillow from the Puget Sound Fuchsia Society will share the
ins and outs of growing fuchsias, and talk about the demonstration garden
at the Highline Botanical Gardens.
March 28, 2014
AM: Silent Auction & Raffle -- our annual fund (and "fun") raiser
PM: “Container Gardening"
Kathy Boullin from Swanson's Nursery will show us the delights of container
gardening, from small to large and simple to elaborate.
April 26, 2013
AM: "Gardening Jeopardy" -- Test your gardening knowledge!
PM: "Butterflies in Your Garden"
Idie Ulsh, founder of the Washington Butterfly Association, will give a digital
presentation on the natural history of butterflies, with tips on designing a garden
to attract them.
May 24, 2013
AM: Induction of new officers and honoring our past presidents
PM: "PowellsWood Garden"
Kristine Dillinger will describe a stroll through this 3-acre paradise hidden in
Federal Way's residential suburbs. (We plan to visit there in June.)
Meetings are held at Daystar Retirement Village, 2615 SW Barton St., Building #2.