Club News

Club Business, Events, General Meetings, Luncheons

WGC May 2023 Events

WGC May 2023 general meeting included the following programs: installation of officers for next calendar year & a potluck lunch.

Angela Withers oversaw the installation of club officers & provided wonderful gifts.

President Vicki Hearst thanked the outgoing officers Leslie Brabec(recording secretary), Dorie Barcus(Summer Luncheon Chairperson), Bonnie Baum(Hospitality Chairperson) & Angela Withers.

After the club business was discussed, members enjoyed a potluck lunch & socialized.

WGC’s semi-annual plant sale took place on May 19th. Proceeds from the plant sale go towards the funding of scholarships.

Club Business, General Meetings

WGC April 2023 General Meeting

WGC members learnt about soil building strategies from the April speaker, Mark Robinson. Mark Robinson who is also an Orange County Master Gardener Volunteer, has done some extensive research into soil building approaches that will help the Florida gardeners. He shared his knowledge with the members. His son Christian was also present and they had a great display of soil amendments, seeds & plants for sale.

Hostesses Cindy M & Michele K provided the delicious snacks to the members.

Bonnie B thanked all the members for their service towards making Crazy Card Party a grand success.

Club Business, Crazy Card Party & Luncheon, Fundraisers

WGC Annual Fundraiser 2023

Windermere Garden Club hosted its annual fundraiser’ 2023, also known as Crazy Card Party in March. Crazy card party returned after a 3 year hiatus. All the members went beyond the call of the duty to make this event a success! All the funds raised from this event go towards the horticultural scholarships.

Town Hall Decked up for the CCP
Table Setup – Theme: Looking Sharp
Guests enjoying the card games & socializing
Club Business, General Meetings

WGC Mar 2023 General Meeting

At the WGC Mar general meeting, members had a chance to learn about the steps home owners can take in their yards in order to help the wild birds. Our speaker, Vikki Bartholomae of Wild Birds Unlimited (Dr. Phillips) shared her knowledge about how to take care of the birds in a home landscape. All the members in attendance enjoyed the talk.

Paula R & Diane L were the hostesses of the month. They provided tasty refreshments to the members!

Members elected the upcoming year’s board members at this meeting. President Vicki H thanked the nominating committee for their service. Bonnie B shared more information about WGC’s upcoming fundraiser, Crazy Card Party. Money raised from this fundraiser is used to fund the horticultural scholarships in state.

Club Business, General Meetings

WGC Feb 2023 General Meeting

WGC’s February program was creating mechanics & a miniature floral arrangement in a tea cup.

Meeting was kicked off with socializing. Hostesses Dell H and Shirley M provided delicious snacks.

Followed by general meeting. President Vicki H provided an update regarding memorial bench for Jackie R, Arbor day, Camp Wekiva & the need for more hospice flowers volunteers. Bonnie B shared updates/info regarding upcoming Crazy Card Party.

After a short break Vicki H demonstrated how to create an armature using aluminum wire, which was later used to create floral arrangements. After the demo, members created their own armatures & miniature floral arrangements. Everyone had a fun time!

Image courtesy: Bonnie B & Arjuna D