“Vintage Treasures” the 61st annual standard flower show will be held July 12, 13, and 14, 2018 at the Spring Lake District Library. Featuring design sections including duo-designs, tricolor, petites, and artistic crafts this promises to be another exciting show!
Club members enjoyed gathering at historic Weaver House in Pine Bend County Park for the annual Members’ Tea luncheon. This year’s honorees were all of the committe chairpersons who help to keep the club vibrant and active. Special recognition was given to Pat Bazany for her leadership in maintaining the community herb garden in Grand Haven for the last ten years. Prizes were given for the best hats, and winners were Roger Mckay for best contemporary hat, Ginny Ryan for most flamboyant hat and Jackie Wilson for best vintage hat. It was a beautiful day, the luncheon was delicious, and a lovely time was had by all. See the photo gallery for more pictures of the fun!
Club members enjoyed a gorgeous day at William Ferry Park for the September meeting and plant exchange.
The MSU Extension Grand Ideas Garden is having a fundraiser which will be held on Oct. 21st at the MSU Extension Office in Grand Rapids. This event includes an educational program and bulb sale.
Class registration and Bulb Order Payments: https://events.anr.msu.edu/2017bulbevent/
Congratulations to Carol Petrowski , the winner of the Award of Design Excellence and the Tricolor Award for her beautiful entry in the design class “The Twilight Zone”
The 2017 Garden Walk proved to be a wonderful success. Congratulations to our Chairperson Andrea Anderson and her committee! Visit our Garden Walk page to view photographs of some of the gardens.
“FLOWER POWER – THE 60’S”, the Tri-Cities Garden Club annual flower show will be held July 13 – 15, 2017 at the Spring Lake District Library, 123 Exchange St. Spring Lake, Michigan. This event is free and open to the public. Hours are Thursday July 13 from 3p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday July 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday July 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Shared by one of our members, here is an article by award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki. Follow the link to learn how you can help our pollinators to thrive!
The Garden Walk Flyer has been printed!
It’s almost here! Owners of this year’s featured gardens are excitedly preparing for their big day! The Tri-Cities Garden Club 23rd Annual Garden Walk “By the Bayou”, will be held in the Grand Haven, Michigan area on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Preparations for the 2017 Flower Show are well underway! “Flower Power – The 60’s!” will be held at the Spring Lake District Library, in Spring Lake, Michigan. The dates will be Thursday July 13, 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Friday July 14, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Saturday July 15, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Tri-Cities Garden Club 23rd Annual Garden Walk now has a title! “By the Bayou”will be held in the Grand Haven, Michigan area on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We have at least 6 beautiful gardens already scheduled in the Grand Haven area. The tour will include refreshments and a plant sale. Mark your calendars!
The winter months are a great time to begin planning and practicing designs for the 2017 Flower Show, “Flower Power – The 60’s!” Have you read your draft schedule yet? This one is going to be fun! Don’t forget our upcoming activity, taking down the decorations at Tri-Cities Historical Museum, Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. Our next meeting is Jan. 9, at 11:00 a.m. at Spring Lake District Library.
The club enjoyed a day of fun and friendship creating wreaths and swags for our annual fundraiser. We extend a huge thank you to member Bob, for his expert leadership, his time and effort spent gathering materials, and his gracious hospitality. The wreaths and swags are beautiful. Thank you to all those who placed an order.