"We are commited to establishing roots in this community and watching them grow."
The Ingomar Garden Club was Established in 1946 as a philanthropic organization dedicated to the art of gardening, flower design, conservation of natural resources, enviromental protection and civic improvement. The club was federated in 1954. Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month, 10:30 am at St Johns Church, 311 Cumberland Rd., Pittsburgh, PA.
Like they say "sweet smelling Mother Earth is smelling salts for the soul". Ingomar Garden Club provided the materials and the residents of Wexford House got busy and created some very intersting terraruims. Look closely and you will find a butterfly or a bird. click on Horti-therapy in the left hand column to see more photos
Our "fearless leader" Kate Colville
Tour indeed ! The Chatham campus is home for 115 different varieties of trees covering 32 acres. Our knowledgable and entertainning guide, Kristen Spirl, included interesting diversions like a mother mallard duck with her day-old ducklings. to view the trees and 'US' click on CHATHAM TOUR on the left panel
HERE WE COME
THE INGOMAR GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE
MAY 11TH CORNER OF INGOMAR ROAD AND PERRY HIGHWAY 8AM TO 2PM
AND JUST WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT ? Perennials found only from your grandmothers garden (because we have dug them up and re-potted them since 1946) "diggums. Varieties ot tomatoes, peppers, and annuals that local big stores don't carry..we call them "off the beaten path." Lots of expert gardeners will be on hand who are happy to answer questions and make sure you have a wonderful garden.
Here we are
PHOTO SHOOTMadam President, Linda Womsley with Publicity Chairman, Marcia Wielgus looking pretty pleased with the project.
Happy customer versus one making decisions decisions !!! ! Time for a little H20
Beautiful dayThe price is right!Janet Desko overseeing the the crafts and resale items.Looks like the shelves are sold out. Be back next year
Thanks Oralia. Joe Stavish,Tree expert, Community Education Coordinator for Tree Pittsburgh was the Guest Speaker and taught us valuable techniques on tree planting, pruning, weeding, watering, and mulching. Got it!
Michael Niggemer, 1st Place winner in the state essay contest regarding conservation. He is proudly holding the state certificate and $100 check. Michael is a senior at Vincentian Academy and a volunteer in High School World Vision, Animal Friends and Little Sisters of the Poor. He plays soccer and plans to attend Pitt to study pre-med. Below from left to right: Chris Hawthorne, Chairman Conservation and Youth, Mrs Rita Canton,Principal Vincention High School, Michael Niggemer, Barb Oswlald, co-chairman for Conservation and Youth
Flower arranging at "Flowerama. Add a glass of wine with a yummy or two and ---Shazam!April 17
Jesteadt's Nursery in Prospect, PA. where a greenhouse is another world. April 29
Jestaed's Green house April 24
A great place to "shop & Save
From the President: Happy May,
I hope everyone has found some time to be outside in their gardens! The
weather has been so beautiful, that I didn’t even mind the thunderstorm this
past weekend! While you were in your garden did you dig a plant or two for
the Plant Sale? Thank you to everyone who assisted Irene and the Plant Sale
committee at the Diggum events.
I have heard that our club was mentioned a few times during the awards
presentation at the GCFP Convention. You will find out all about it at our
May meeting. Thank you to Rita Mack who represented Ingomar GC at the
There was a small group of us who got together for cookies, tortes, cheese, crackers, sweet treats from the
Oriental Market and WINE. Oh yeah, we also made Easter/Spring themed flower arrangements at
Flowerama. Patty really made us feel welcome and shared lots of knowledge on design structure and
flower manipulation. Flowerama is in the running for Best of Pittsburgh, and you can vote for Flowerama
by using this link https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Vote-Now-Pittsburgh-Magazines-2019-Best-ofthe-
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