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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...

March Message

03/01/2022 14:07
Greetings Garden Friends,  As we prepare to once again meet as a club for our first general meeting and program after our long winter break, I am eagerly awaiting signs of spring. We have had a few teaser days of spring-like weather over the past few weeks, melting the snow and getting us...

Merry for Rosemary

11/30/2021 21:39
Merry for Rosemary by Julie Barnes  A live rosemary plant pruned as a Christmas tree is a great decorative holiday gift. For those who like to cook, the aromatic leaves can be used as flavoring in holiday meals. Rosemary is also used in teas, or in potpourri with its pungent, piney, aroma....
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