"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.

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70 YEARS AND COUNTING

07/31/2016 00:28

Welcome! The roots of Ingomar Garden Club were planted in 1946 by the late Maude Seibert of McCandless Township and have produced a strong and vigorous service organization that has improved the lives of many in the Pittsburgh area. We are very proud to serve this community!

Members of IGC have been responsible for planting thousands of trees over the years. The group has maintained two public community gardens, held over 40 garden shows, conducted annual plant sales, and taught both young children and senior citizens the joy of horticulture.

As the new year unfolds, we look forward to sharing our projects and programs with you! IGC pours into the community with numerous civic endeavors. Annual scholarships, horticulture therapy, nursing home outreach, Junior Garden Club in Hampton Township School District, Novice Organic Garden Club in North Allegheny School District, Hartwood Acres planting, David Councill Memorial Park garden, "Edith's Garden" at Northland Library, Garden of the Month, bi-annual flower shows, North Hills Community food drive - just to name a few

 

Celebrating 50 years                                                              Stone Mansion,  1996

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President's Remarks July 2019

05/31/2019 22:30

                                              Linda Womsley

 

Summer Greetings

 

I am writing this on the longest day of the year – yes, Summer is truly here

It helps that the Sun will be out ALL day with no rain showers! So far, my
plants are not complaining about all the rain, but I think they will be happy
with a break. I have new plants from DJ’s to plant! He has a wonderful
selection, in beautiful condition, worth the trip! If you missed the trip, you
missed out on dodging a few raindrops, a little lightning/thunder, some
minor wind AND a wonderful program on Hydrangea.
Dr. Rabkin’s Japanese Garden was once a neglected lot next to his business
(a schoolhouse from the 1800’s he repurposed for his business). It is now a
skillfully crafted oasis that offers many focal features including a Tea house,
Koi pond, strategically placed trees and rock formations. He was an
engaging speaker who shared information on all phases of his project.
Another worthy trip! Thanks Kate and Pat. (Coincidently, I met a
gentleman who works in security at the Atlanta airport, who attend that
school!)
Are you ready for our July picnic? I am! The picnic is a great time to bring
a friend. Remember your chair, carpool if you can, and plan for a day
outside. Don’t forget your auction item – make it something worth bidding
on – that makes the auction more enjoyable for all. Call if you have
question on directions, access or just because.
I am heading out to the garden.
Share the Season,