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Plant Sale Date

05/21/2022 14:16
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE INGOMAR GARDEN CLUB!        The Ingomar Garden Club will hold our Spring Plant Sale   Saturday May 21st.    Corners of Ingomar Rd and Route 19 (Commodore Perry Plaza) - Brusters!   Perennials Annuals Flea...

Trials for Trowels

05/04/2022 23:25
Trials for Trowels By: Julie Barnes A handheld trowel is a gardening tool that is used rather frequently. Resembling a shovel or spade, it is used for potting, planting, transplanting, weeding, or digging. But, a trowel is not just a trowel. Choosing this tool can overwhelm even the most dedicated...

New Officers Installed

05/04/2022 20:58
IGC installed new officers at our May 4th meeting. Their term runs from May 2022 - April 2024. President - Julie Barnes, Vice President - Linda Womsley, Recording Secretary - Kate Colville, Corresponding Secretary - Jackie Nichols, Treasurer - Paula Steinmetz

May Message

05/02/2022 16:25
Greetings Garden Friends,  It’s hard to believe that my presidency is winding down to a close. These past two years, during the time of COVID, brought many challenges and required us to adapt as a club. It was wonderful to be surrounded by a group of supportive, flexible, and talented women,...

For the Love of Roses

04/06/2022 15:15
Thank you to Craig Jansen VP of the Pittsburgh Rose Society for sharing his beautiful pictures of roses taken during his travels and volunteer work at the Renziehausen Rose Garden and Wilpen Hall. Wonderful detail on types, characteristics, care, purchasing etc! Thanks. (Below are my not quite as...

10 Springy Tips

04/01/2022 16:06
10 SPRINGY TIPS By Julie Barnes Happy spring! With that said please allow me to illuminate on an article from Fine Gardening Magazine (Mar/ Apr 2013 Issue 150; p.40-43) titled: “10 Chores that Can’t Wait” written by Michelle Gervais to give your garden a head start. If some chores are...

April Message

04/01/2022 15:01
Greetings Garden Friends, As I sit to write this, the snow is falling outside my window. As much as I want to be outside digging up my perennials to divide for our Diggem workshop April 11th (hosted by Julie and Mike Barnes), Mother Nature is throwing a slight delay into my plans. This is...

District IX Members Day Out 2022

03/29/2022 15:52
Ingomar Garden Club was well represented, a thank you to Tusca Ridge GC for hosting. 

W. Atlee Burpee & Fordhook Farm

03/21/2022 14:34
W. Atlee Burpee & Fordhook Farm  By Julie Barnes  This winter many of us will peruse seed catalogs anticipating a new garden year. While thumbing through them lets reflect on a true pioneer who revolutionized the mail order promotion of seeds. This would be Washington Atlee Burpee,...

Hummingbird Moth

03/21/2022 14:27
Hummingbird Moths Perhaps one of the most delightful insect visitors to your garden is the hummingbird moth. Several species of the genus Hemaris deserve this name and for very good reason. They fly and move just like hummingbirds. Like them, they can remain suspended in the air in front of a...
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