Posts Tagged ‘Vicki Hearst’

2019 Feb. General Meeting

On Feb. 14th, we had an informal coffee and a general meeting at Windermere Town Hall. Our hostesses were Paula R. and Joan P. Great job ladies!

2019 Feb. General Meeting Photo #7

Hostess Paula R. in red and Hostess Joan P.

Delicious valentine treats and beautiful valentine theme table settings provided by our hostesses.

Members network and socialize during the informal coffee.

At the last minute, our planned program to have a tour of Nehrling Gardens had to be canceled. Thank you to our own Vicki Hearst for agreeing to being our speaker! She did a wonderful program on creating long lasting color bowl plantings.  She had many helpful hints on the containers to use including harder plastics and other lighter weight containers which you can paint. Also to be sure to have plants that require the same amount of light in one container.

2019 Feb. General Meeting Photo #5Our member and speaker for our program, Vicki Hearst, showing how to change up part of a container planting as plants fade.

Members examine some of Vicki’s color bowl container plantings.

2019 Feb. General Meeting Photo #3

Vicki demonstrated that by just adding a sign, plastic Easter eggs, and a stuffed rabbit, we can make a color bowl into an Easter themed container planting.

Our next general meeting will be on March 7th, there will be a board meeting at 8:30am, informal coffee at 9:30am and a business meeting at 10am which will include last minute Crazy Card Party and Luncheon (CCP) Fundraiser arrangements. Plan to attend our CCP on March 14th by clicking on the tab above. $25/person and reservations due by March 7th. Call Peggy at 407-217-6526 for more information.

2017 Inspired Gardener Nominee

On Thursday, May 4th at the Dist. VII Spring Meeting, Windermere GC member Vicki Hearst was recognized as our club’s nominee for the “Inspired Gardener” for Dist. VII.  The Inspired Gardener award is for garden club members who are very active in gardening but who are not officers or chairman at the state or national level.

Vicki was not selected as the district’s “Inspired Gardener” but we are still very proud of her. Her work at the butterfly garden at Windermere Elementary School and designing the new landscaping at the 1887 Windermere Historical Schoolhouse, Crazy Card Party Fundraiser Decoration Chairman,  and many other club projects throughout the years has made her quite an asset. She not only was an asset for our club but to her church, friends, and family for floral arrangements she has created and landscaping advice she has given.

Our new District VII Director Sue Roberts recognizing Vicki Hearst as our club’s nominee for the “Inspired Gardener”.

L to R: Outgoing Dist. VII Director Owaissa Vanderberg, Vicki Hearst- Windermere GC, Outgoing FFGC President Arlene Rand, Inspired Gardener Winner Katy Daniell-Orlando GC, Emily Bader-Winter Park GC, Yvonne Wolfe-Lakes & Hills GC, Louise Gould-Sweetwater Oaks GC. Not shown Greta Kennen-Clermont GC.

 

2016 Oct. General Meeting

On Thursday, Oct. 13th at Windermere Town Hall, we had general meeting with an informal coffee and “white elephant” sale.

Our hostesses were Peggy C. and Diana L. They did a great job with our informal coffee. The halloween themed decor and food was wonderful. Thank you.

Our hostesses: Peggy C. on the left & Diana L. on the right

Our hostesses: Peggy C. on the left & Diana L. on the right

Hostess Diana L. with her arrangement

Hostess Diana L. with her arrangement

2016 Oct. #8

Yummy snacks and creative decorations

Yummy snacks and creative decorations

Some of the yummy snacks and halloween decorations and floral designs

Some of the yummy snacks and halloween decorations and floral designs

A newer member Dayle B.  held the “white elephant” sale which was great. Thank you.

Our speaker was Member Vicki Hearst. She spoke on using plant material from our own yard and our neighbors after asking permission. They will like the free trimming of their landscapes. Some of her great hints included making sure to wash and soak any plant material to prevent disease and pest spread.  To make small arrangements and use everyday items for vases like fancy soap dishes and ceramic toothbrush holders etc…   When using bromeliads in arrangement do not get them wet as they will rot.  Wonderful hints and thank you.

Our speaker and member Vicki H.

Our speaker and member Vicki H.

Small arrangement by our speaker and member Vicki H.

Small arrangement by our speaker and member Vicki H.

Member Linda H.

Member Linda H. enjoying one of our speaker’s floral arrangement featuring bromeliads and opened bird of paradise flowers.

Left to Right: President Bonnie B., Speaker & Member Vicki H. and 1st VP Mary B.

Left to Right: President Bonnie B., Speaker & Member Vicki H. and 1st VP Mary B.

2015 Oct. General Meeting

On Oct. 8, 2015, Windermere Garden Club had its Oct. general meeting with informal coffee and “white elephant” sale at Windermere Town Hall.

Special thank yous to substitute hostess chairman and club president Bonnie B. and our hostesses Renda F. , Dorie B. and Anne T.

Also, a special thank you to Renda’s granddaughter, Morgan, who helped our speaker and the hostesses.

Our speaker was Windermere Garden Club member Vicki Hearst who spoke on butterfly gardens.

Thank you to Margaret S. for the following photo of our speaker:

Garden Member and our Oct. 2015 general meeting speaker-Vicky H.

Garden member and our Oct. 2015 general meeting speaker-Vicki Hearst

Thank you to “White Elephant” sale chairman Carolin W. and all the members who donated and purchased items at the sale.

See you at our next meeting on Nov. 12th at Windermere Town Hall with Ely Santos Torre of Efusion Botanicals in Winter Garden speaking on holiday floral arrangements.