Oct 05 2009

IOP Garden Club meeting – October 15, 2009

wildflowersThe Isle of Palms Garden Club invites everyone to join them for useful information and social networking on October 15, 2009. This meeting starts with horticulture questions and design review while enjoying delicious treats. The focus of this meeting is “Native Plants” Paul Phillips; the Nursery General Manager of Hidden Ponds Nursery will be at our meeting to answer all questions about plants that are beautiful and easy to grow because they are “Native Plants”. Hidden Ponds Nursery is the largest retail-growing nursery east of the Cooper River with a premium selection of flowers, shrubs, trees and aquatics. This also includes Fountains, Garden Art, Trellises, Arbors, Benches, Stepping-stones and Statuaries. Plus pottery from around the world. Bring all of your questions; Paul will be ready to answer them. Continue this new way of life.

Did you know that the Isle of Palms Garden Club was organized in 1948 and is a Federated Garden Club? Its purpose is to continue development of flower design knowledge and good gardening skills through monthly programs, special workshops and flower show participation; to increase member awareness and involvement in conservation and environmental programs; to work with the community in beautifying public areas; and working with area youth and providing programs in garden therapy for our senior citizens.

Do you want to know more about horticulture and design? Everyone is invited to join the IOP Garden Club you don’t have to live on Isle of Palms to join. The Isle of Palms Garden Club Meeting will be Thursday, October 15 at the Isle of Palms Exchange Club. This interesting program starts at 6:30pm with social and horticulture chitchat. Paul Phillip’s program about Native plants starts at 7:00pm. You are welcome to attend.

Keep America Beautiful, get involved, get outside, save the ocean, plant a native plant, plant a tree and lots of trees, recycle something, eliminate litter, create beauty, teach a child. You… yes, you can do all of this.

The Isle of Palms Garden Club Christmas Wreath, Garland and Crafts Sale will be Dec. 5th. We are taking orders now to be sure you get exactly what you want. Thank you for funding Civic Beautification, Education, Garden Therapy, and Environmental Projects!

If you would like updates and meeting notifications by phone or email, contact Susan Wallace 442.6450 or swallace@carollinaone.com. Please join us. “Gardening is a way of showing that you believe in tomorrow.” ~ Author Unknown

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