Club News

Club Business, Luncheons

2021 Holiday Luncheon/Dec General Meeting

On Dec 9th WGC held its holiday luncheon preceded by a short business meeting. Party planning committee put together a successful event with utmost attention to every detail. Everyone enjoyed themselves. Our annual food drive was also held on the same day. Collected non-perishable canned goods were delivered to the local food bank by Jackie R.

L to R: President Vickie H conducting the business meeting, Raffle items, Amaryllis plants for purchase by Nehrling Gardens.

L to R: Members enjoying the company & delicious food.

Image courtesy: Bonnie B, Theresa M.

Club Business, Holiday Workdays

2021 Town Hall Christmas Workday

Windermere Garden Club decorated the Christmas tree inside the town hall, natural tree on the porch and the mantle on Nov 30th & Dec 1st. This year’s theme was gold-reindeer.

Above images: Natural Christmas tree on the porch of the town hall.

Above images top left to bottom right: Town public works installing the tree, WGC members decorating the tree, finished tree, mantle, part of the decorating crew.

Image courtesy: Bonnie B.

Club Business, Fundraisers

WGC 2021 Plant Sale

WGC organized its second annual plant sale on Nov 13th. Members contributed plants, items for silent auction & raffle and previously loved garden goods. Event was a success. Proceeds from this plant sale will help WGC in sponsoring scholarships to students obtaining horticulture related degrees from UF & valencia.

Plant sale ready to go! A lot of members & their families helped with the set-up.

L to R: Carolyn B helping customers, Maria H picking up a plant or two, Shirin N helping customers with how they could utilize their purchases in their home garden.

L to R: Customers checking out the merchandise, Dale B at the checkout counter, One of the members daughter helping with the fundraising efforts by selling her handmade quilled earrings/crocheted Christmas ornaments.

Image courtesy: Bonnie B, Debra N.

Club Business, General Meetings

November 2021 General Meeting

On Nov 11th WGC had its monthly meeting. Shirin Nurani & Dell Harbin were the hostesses of the month. They provided tasty snacks that the members munched on while socializing prior to the meeting.

Hostesses Shirin Nurani & Dell Harbin with Shirley Martuch

One of our favorite speakers, FL gardening expert Tom McCubbin was the visiting speaker. Tom spoke to the members about shade gardening & the plant options that one could choose. Members enjoyed all the fun tidbits shared by Tom.

Image courtesy: Arjuna D, Bonnie B, Debra N, Shirin N.

Club Business, General Meetings

October 2021 General Meeting

October WGC meeting comprised of a workshop for the members & white elephant sale.

October Hostesses Bonnie Baum & Carolyn Ridgway provided delicious nibbles to the members.

Ceme Curley checking in the members seated alongside the beautiful floral arrangement made by Bonnie Baum.

A DIY kokedama workshop was led by Vicki Hearst & Arjuna Dusherla after the business portion of the meeting concluded. Members enjoyed making their own kokedama.

Image courtesy: Arjuna D, Debra N, Bonnie B.