Program on wildflowers presented at Magnolia Garden Club meeting
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Club Notes
The Magnolia Garden Club held its April meeting at the home of Sue Taylor. Master Gardener Johnnie Arnett presented a program on wildflowers. Horticulture brought by members included lilies, columbine, arum, Carolina jasmine, spiderwort, sweet sshrub and vinca. Above are members, from left, Annette Stanbery, Bess Neil and Sayle Bowen. Others attending were Linda Cross, Fredricka Lawson, Elsie Yartes, Patsy Bettis, Erma Brewer, Chloe Littrell and Sheila Cardin.
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Magnolia Garden Club held its April meeting at the home of Sue Taylor on April 25.

Linda Cross, chaplain, gave the devotion and the program, Wildflowers, was given by Master Gardener Johnnie Arnett.

Arnett presented a slide show of wildflowers and places to see them.

“Wildflowers are among the most beautiful of our natural treasures,” she said, “and there are many places to see them nearby.”

She said some close-by places are Pigeon Pocket, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Gatlinburg Wildflower Pilgrimage, John Muir Trail, Reliance and Star Mountain.

President Fredricka Lawson conducted the business meeting. Elsie Yates, secretary, gave the minutes of the March meeting and Sue Taylor, treasurer, gave the financial report.

The group voted to give donations for 2023 to Racheff Gardens, Land Trust, Endowment Fund, Speakers Fund and NGC permanent home.

The TFGC license place fundraising project was discussed. Sheila Webb gave a report on the Children’s Garden Project at the George R. Stuart Elementary School.

Annette Stanbery, Lawson and Yates attended the TFGC convention in Knoxville April 11 and 12. Magnolia Garden Club received the first-place awad for National Garden Week.

Taylor, Cross and Lawson manned a booth at the Garden EXPO at Camp Jordan recently. Five dogwood trees were planted in Chestnut Grove subdivision for the Arbor Day project.

Horticulture brought were lilies, columbine, arum, Carolina jasmine, spiderwort, sweet shrub and vinca.

Others attending the April meeting were Patsy Betis, Sayle Bowen, Erma Brewer, Chloe Littrell, and Bess Neil .