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                  Idyllwild Garden Club
      
Discovering the Joy of Mountain Gardening

                    Partially Supported Through the Generosity of the              
            Idyllwild Community Fund and the Pine Cove Water District



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Lilacs pink

Lilac Tea, Walk & Art Alliance of Idyllwild Artists

Was a beautiful success! We believe the earlier weather  forecasts for rain may have discouraged some of our out of town guests. However, the day dawned clear and lovely in the  low 70's with a light breeze. It appears our talented Art Alliance artists sold a fair number of their creations and our guests were all very enthusiastic about the hundreds of lilac at their peak, the generous and delightful tea and the beauty of Gary's garden.  Thanks to all of you loyal members for  your hard work, happy attitudes and generosity in responding to our need for sandwiches. They were lovely.

 

Your Board is meeting monthly and diligently working on plans for the Club in the year. If you have any ideas, or suggestions, for programs, please let us know!

 
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, June 7th, 2016. Our Guest Speaker will be Toni Berthelotte who will be sharing some insight into the workings of our club and some important information you will want to know.
Be sure to bring a dish to share and PLEASE arrive by 12 noon so we have time to socialize and enjoy our potluck.
12 noon at the Community Presbyterian Church,
lower floor, 54400 North Circle Drive
 
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 Important information on the Gold Spotted Oak Borer CLICK HERE

 
2016: THE YEAR OF THE VOLUNTEER
 

2016 EVENTS & MEETINGS PLANNED 
For more information, or to register, go to calendar
(or call Toni at 951-659-2907)
  

Board Mtgs.(Members are welcome to attend)-10am-Mile High Café
 Dec 15, Jan 19,Feb 16, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16, Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20 
 
General Meetings - Potlucks - 12 noon - 54400 No. Circle
Presbyterian Comm. Church-Lower Level (except for July Picnic)
Speakers/Programs and details to be added when firmed up.
 
 Mar 1, Our March Soup-er with hot soups, bread and desserts. Guest speaker will be Gary Parton of the Alpenglow Lilac Garden regarding the Celebration of Lilacs
 
Apr 5, Potluck .Yearbook/directory distribution,  Our guest speaker will be Sue Parker, an expert on the creation and uses of essential oils for beauty and health. She is also donating a lovely raffle prize for us!
 
May 3, Potluck, Guest speaker Edith Brix showing us how to grow and use herbs year round
 
Jun 7, Potluck: A program on Creative ways to grow and tend your tomato plants!
 
Jul 5, Our annual picnic at Riv Cnty Park with meat and beverages provided by the board. Please bring side-dishes and desserts. No guest speaker
 
 Aug 2, Potluck
 
Sep 6, Potluck
 
Oct 4, Election, Potluck,
 
Nov 1, Potluck
 
Dec 6 , Holiday in the Pines Party
 
EVENTS
April 23, Saturday: Lilac Gardens Walk, Art and Tea
10:30-3:00, Tea Service from 11am to 2 pm.. Alpenglow Garden 25025 Fern Vally Rd. $5 entrance, or $20  for entrance and Victorian Tea on patio. Click on 'Calendar & Event' at menu to the left for more information. *
 
July 4th, Join us to march in the community parade
A fun, short, downhill walk! Details where to meet to be announced
 
October 15th , Speakers and bulb sale location to be announced 
 

 The following  ACTIVITIES are put on by the Garden Club to fulfill our Mission of Education and Beautification of our Community!  
 
      *Educational programs at our meetings
       *Work Parties to beautify our Village Garden at the Historical Museum  
        *Planting and tending flower barrels around town
         *Informational booths at Community events, (Lemon Lily Festival, Tree Lighting)
          *October  Discover Mtn. Gardening Program/Annual Bulb Sale