Summer Meeting August 13, 2019
Each August the Rochester Garden Club holds a summer meeting at Van Hoosen Farm. We started with social time that included a delicious brunch and the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for fun, fabulous prizes.
Social time includes tasty fruit, pastries and cheeses.
Several fun and fabulous items were included in this year’s raffle.
Demonstrations of how herbs and essential oils can benefit your daily life, talks on gardening successes and Q&A with our master gardener members provide inspiration to all attendees.
Colleen mixes up a natural soft scrub cleanser.
The attendees listen intently to the topic of Herbs and Essential Oils
Pat explains her recipe for elderberry syrup, a potent cold and flu remedy.
Gerri imparts her love of Lantana, it’s beautiful and deer resistant.
Robin illiustrates how Acanthus, or Bears Breaches adds interest.
Marilee discusses the advantages of using Liatrus in her garden.
Nancy shares her knowledge of Ninebark.
Attendees listen closely as our Master Gardeners answer questions.
A break for lunch and then we continue with creative flower arranging and end the meeting by drawing for raffle and door prizes.
Ethel demonstrates floral centerpiece ideas.
The audience is captivated by the Creative Floral Arranging demonstration.
A great time was had by all!