Club News

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.

Club Business, General Meetings

May 2021 General Meeting

May general meeting comprised on incoming officers installation, thanking the outgoing officers & some of our committee chairs for their incredible services to WGC. Past President Bonnie Baum presented Deep South Garden Clubs Mentor of the Year award to President Vicki Hearst & Arbor Day Celebration award to Jackie Rapport & Vicki Hearst. A luncheon followed this business meeting.

Images courtesy of: Debra M. Neill, Bonnie Baum, Theresa Myers.