Club News

General Meetings, Miscellaneous

May 2022 Events

May 2022 general meeting brought the WGC 2021-22 year to an end. It has been a fun ride. Summer luncheons will commence soon, after a 2 year break.

Theresa R was the lead hostess for the May general meeting. Carolyn R & Bonnie B also shared part of the hostessing responsibilities. Members enjoyed the summer themed spread.

Orange County MGV’s Bonnie T & Heather R spoke to WGC members regarding gardening myths. Members exchanged ideas/opinions with the MGV’s as part of this discussion.

WGC members also worked on the beautification of Windermere town office’s landscape during the month of May. Plant beds were spruced up by de-weeding & planting Caladiums.

Club Business, General Meetings

April 2022 General Meeting

WGC April general meeting was held on April 14th.

Maureen T & Theresa M were April hostesses. They provided delicious snacks for the member & were thanked for their generosity.

April program was lead by Marty Folk, one of the Central Florida’s bromeliad experts. Members enjoyed learning about various bromeliad species. Marty donated a few bromeliads for the club raffle & also brought selected bromeliad varieties for members to purchase.

Image courtesy: Debra N.

Club Business, General Meetings

March 2022 General Meeting

WGC March general meeting was held on March 10th. Mask requirement has been officially lifted.

Michele K and Cindy M were March hostesses. They
did a wonderful job and were thanked with an applause.

March program was lead by club president Vickie H regarding growing herbs and micro-greens. Vicki also provided tasting of micro-greens and also a great herb dipping oil. Members received handouts that contained instructions regarding growing micro-greens/herbs & recipe for the herb dipping oil.

Club Business, General Meetings

January & February 2022 General Meetings

In Jan 2022, WGC members visited South Seminole Farm & Nursery & learned about Camellias from the proprietor Jim Hunter.

January hostesses Shirley M & Angela W supplied snack bags to the members for the field trip.

Members went on a shopping spree after the education session concluded.

In Feb 2022, Stuart Henderson of Mainly Vandas visited WGC members. Stuart shared his wealth of knowledge about growing vandas in Central Florida. Members enjoyed his presentation about how-to grow, how-to fertilize, how-to treat issues pertaining to vandas. Stuart demonstrated the process of Orchid Hybridization which was quite fascinating.

February hostesses Debra N & Dorie B provided the members with a Valentines day themed snack spread.

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.