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Lunch at the Springfield Grill

02/07/2020 18:28
Well here we are waiting for a snowstorm tomorrow and the topic for conversation is the plant sale in April.   Quite a group gathered at the Springfiwld Grill in Mars .  Only missing were the "snow birds"   They may bask in the sunshine but we enjoyed the warmth of...

Lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse

01/06/2020 14:20
January 8th the IGC Gals will head for the Longhorn Steakhouse to "break bread."   While we are no longer doing the weed whacking thing we can still smell the roses via the seed catalogs.    Let the snow fall...just helps us keep up our shoveling skills. Time to take care of...

CONTEST JUDGING

01/05/2020 13:20
              Chris Hawthorn, through her tireless work of connecting us with many educational facilites in our area has made it possibel for IGC to enable the youth to compete in the National Garden Club Federation  Smokey Bear...

December Meeting

12/18/2019 17:36
          The December meeting was held at Shannopin Country. The snow complimented their Christmas tree and lovely decorations...

Library Christmas Tree

12/16/2019 19:51
Ruth Kirk and her crew came  through with another winner.  Behold the 2019 Northland Library Christmas tree

From The President

12/02/2019 12:09
      Welcome Winter,   As I write this there is a blanket of snow on the ground, the roads are clear and the skies are blue. I have a fire burning in the fireplace and an evergreen decorated for Christmas in the corner. That's what I was hoping I would see when I opened my eyes...

Cook Fresh Pumpkin

11/08/2019 21:52
  It's easy to make your own pureed pumpkin that you can keep in the freezer for soups and pies. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Cut pumpkin in half and remove seeds and strings. (You can save and dry the seeds to plant next year!) For large...

Make Your Own Deer Spray

11/08/2019 21:47
Submitted by Elayne Masters   You will need: 1 gallon jug 1 dozen eggs - cracked into jug peeled and slivered cloves of garlic Red Pepper - optional   Add the ingredients to the jug and fill with water. Shake it, and then let it sit in the sun for a couple of days. Pour in...

Awards

11/08/2019 21:25
                         CONGRATULATIONS JULIE BARNES WINNER OF THE DISTRICT IX PERENNIAL BLOOM AWARD We, in our Garden Clubs have been privileged to have long time members who,...

NOVEMBER / The Blue Jay

11/08/2019 21:17
                                         The Blue Jay This common, large songbird is familiar to...

Nov. Selection Bluejay

11/08/2019 21:14
                                                  

November Selection 2019 THE bluejay

11/08/2019 21:10
                                                   

From the President November 2019

11/07/2019 22:22
                                    HAPPY FALL! The smell of Autumn is in the air, the leaves are falling and our gardens are producing their final display. Time to get outside and enjoy the season! If...

District IX Perennial Bloom Award Goes to IGC MEmber

11/01/2019 21:32
  Julie Barnes                 CONGRATULATIONS JULIE BARNES WINNER OF THE DISTRICT IX PERENNIAL BLOOM AWARD We, in our Garden Clubs have been privileged to have long time members who, like the faithful perennials in...

Awards

11/01/2019 21:29
                                       CONGRATULATIONS JULIE BARNES WINNER OF THE DISTRICT IX PERENNIAL BLOOM AWARD We,...

Cold Comfort - Design Basics / November

10/26/2019 21:56
Don’t let Jack Frost freeze out the beauty of your garden. Enliven the scene with evergreens, colorful berries, interesting bark, and even some winter flowers' BY P. ALLEN SMITH, Gardening How To, Nov/Dec 2006, p.48-9   Savor Winters Quiet Beauty - When compared to the bright, festive colors...

Day Out

10/24/2019 22:29

David Council Park

10/17/2019 19:41
  Time to bend over and close down the park.  In fact the work has already begun.  Digging up the annuals, trimming the perrenials and finishing up Oct 29th....

David Council Park

10/17/2019 19:35
  Time to bend over and close down the park.  In fact the work has already begun.  The final day is Oct 29. 

October Meetiing, 2019

10/03/2019 20:09
We are now meeting at Northmont Church on Perry Highway.  Per usual Linda hit the gavel at 10:30 and we finished at 12:00 for a lovely lunch provided by the members.  The floral centerpiece, designed by Barb Oswald, had a little competition with another "piece" on the side that contained...
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