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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.Merry Christmas

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Merry Merry Christmas

12/07/2016 21:19

And no one minded that it was a beautiful sunny rather than a "snowy " afternoon. 

IGC Christmas Party

11/22/2016 17:02

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7TH

11:00 DOORS OPEN
11:30 BUSINESS MEETING
12:30 LUNCHEON
1:30 SING- A-LONG WITH CLUB MEMBERS AND GARDEN RELATED GIFT EXCHANGE

WHERE: SHANNOPIN COUNTRY CLUB 1 WINDMERE RD PITTSBURGH PA 15202 412-761-2900

 

Christmas Cactus

11/19/2016 20:34
 
Christmas cacti are spectacular holiday plants with their lush pendulous flowers in an astonishing array of colors. Actually the term "Christmas cactus" is broadly used to identify two holiday cacti which bloom during the holiday season. The most common is Schlumbergera truncata which is the Thanksgiving cactus. This is often confused with Schlumbergera bridgesii which is the true Christmas cactus.This plant is not often seen in stores because its blooms come in a little too late for good Christmas sales.

The Christmas cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii, blooms later and has smooth stem segments that are smaller and scalloped along the edges. Its growth habit tends to be more pendulous or drooping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Thanks giving cactus, Schlumbergera truncata sometimes known as Zygocactus, or claw cactus blooms several weeks before the Christmas cactus. It has stem segments with strongly toothed or pointed edges that make them appear claw like. This cactus also appears to grow a little more upright.

 

 

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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 this morning! Instead I have a layer of
leaves still covering my yard. Fall does go on for a few more
weeks, then we can welcome winter officially.
I'm looking forward to sharing the holiday season with you
at our luncheon at Shannopin Country Club. Remember to
bring a gift if you would like to participate in the gift
exchange.
Kate has set up Lunch outings for January and February,
please consider bringing a friend, neighbor, past garden of
the month winner, garden admirer, or your mom/daughter

 

Share the Season

Linda