I hope many of you are enjoying lovely weather outside of Cleveland during our March hiatus. I am writing from my screened porch in Vero Beach and loving the sunny and breezy 74 degree day.Read More
Filtering by Category: April 2018
TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018
9:30 am coffee, 10 am business meeting
followed by speaker
The Plight of the Honey Bees
Shaker Lakes Garden Club
President of the Medina County Beekeepers Association
RSVP to Leah Whidden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-821-4532Read More
Saturday April 14th 2018
Drop-in from 10 to 2
At the home of
19850 Marchmont Rd.
RSVP ASAP to Margaret!!!216-299-3472Read More
A Horticulture Challenge Class!
Class 45: Spring Amaryllis Challenge
We have bulbs ready for you to plant and enter in the Flower Show. These can be picked up immediately from Robin Schachat (216-751-3949) or Margaret Ransohoff.Read More
Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. This will help our club leaders identify talents and interests we may not already know about you and serve as an invaluable tool for recruiting future board members, committee chairs and volunteers in general.Read More
The Charitable Projects Committee of The Shaker Lakes Garden Club is pleased to offer the top two choices of projects received in this 2017-2018 fiscal year. One of these proposals will receive the largest grant.
1. Order summer bulbs & seeds
2. Clean gardening tools
3. Fix fences, gates & trellis
4. Clean up flower beds and borders
5. Hunt down garden pests
8. Divide and transplant
9. Amend soil
For details, click here:Read More
On an unusually balmy February Tuesday, Debbie Oliver, from Cincinnati's Town and Country Garden Club, visited us. She filled our heads with sunny floral designs. She piqued our interest with clever decor mechanics, and taught us how to make a stunning contemporary design.Read More
Sobering, insightful, inspiring, and transformative are just a few of the words that I would use to describe my first-time experience at the NAL conference in February. It’s impossible to distill all that we learned there, but these are some of the highlights:Read More
On February 12, eight enthusiastic and obviously talented provisionals met for a “hats” workshop. This was in preparation for the provisional only class in our upcoming flower show! As you can see from the pictures, this is an amazing group! Our own Cathy Miller led them through mechanics and tricks of the trade. We are looking forward to their final creations in May…what fun it will be!Read More
This time of year, when we are being teased by occasional days of brilliant blue skies and sunlight that lasts into the early evening, I try not to look too hard at the moth-eaten snow that continues to adorn my front walk.Read More
What's the news? What did you hear over the garden gate? Notice any errors in the new Directory? Who heard what? Who has learned something to share with us? Who has a great new idea? Who loves to share the miracles of nature? It's all here!
THIS IS THE LAST POST OF THE APRIL 2018 NEWSLETTER.Read More