Mission: To provide educational and informative resources on gardening in
WNY through projects, tours and lectures.
March 6 - Car trip to Canada Blooms, Toronto Canada
April 12 - Grand Island Library 6:30 p.m. How to keep continuous color
in your garden
May 10 - Car trip to local nursery
Sept 13 - Grand Island Library 6:30 p.m. Lecture to be announced
Oct 18 - Grand Island Library 6:30 p.m. Lecture to be announced
Help: In supporting all local garden clubs by sponsoring tree
plantings,wreath sales and other club related fundraisers.
Strengths: Members have a love of gardening. Local garden clubs give back to
their community through various beautification projects at schools,
veterans parks, libraries and other public spaces.
Ideas: Perhaps Fuccillo Chevrolet will engage the local clubs to assist in
planning the green spaces at his new dealerships!
GI Garden Club Resumes Meetings
Members and Guests Welcome! - 2006
The Grand Island Garden Club will hold its kick off meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, February 26, 2007 at the home of club president Paula
Sciuk (2075 Staley Rd). Members are urged to attend and pick up the 2007 meeting
schedule, and learn about the exciting programs that have been planned for the Club.
All members and guests are welcome. Those planning on attending the meeting are asked to call Paula ( 773-4652) and
let her know.
GI Garden Club Announces August Meeting
Members and Guests Welcome! - 2006
The Grand Island Garden Club will meet at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 30, 2006 for a program on Hypertuffa Creations. The meeting, open to members and guests, will be held in the home of Paula Sciuk, 2075 Staley Road. "You've seen them on HGTV, now make your own concrete container," a spokesman for the group said.
Reservations are required by calling 773-4652. There is a non-member fee of $5. Those attending are asked to bring a disposable plastic container (size not to exceed 2 ft. square), large plastic garbage bags, disposable rubber/latex gloves and wear old clothing. The meeting takes place rain or shine.
GI Garden Club Announces January Meeting - 2006
The Grand Island Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. January 27, 2006 at the home of Anne Dyet, 3240 Love Road.
All members and guests are welcome! Refreshments
will be served. For further details and RSVP, please
contact Anne at 773-4420.
GI Garden Club Announces November Meeting - 2005
The Grand Island Garden Club will meet at Paula Sciuk's home, 2075 Staley Rd., at 7:30 p.m. on November 18, 2005, for a respite of wine and garden tales. Bring a bottle, (preferably full!) and enjoy an evening of relaxation. RSVP Paula 773-4652.
Grand Island Garden Club October Meeting - Leaf Prints/Hypertufas Out Of Cement - 2005
The Grand Island Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2005 at Paula Sciuk's home, 2075 Staley Road. Members are asked to bring rubber gloves, a plastic container, large leaves (like hosta or catalpa), and a sturdy sheet of cardboard to be used for leaf prints and hypertufas out of cement projects. Call Anne, 773-0151, for information.
Grand Island Garden Club - Making Hypertufas - 2005
Attention! Anyone interested in the Grand Island Garden Club!
A workshop will be held 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 1 at Anne Dyet's
home, 3240 Love Road. Those attending will be making hypertufas (what's that???). Cement planters or
troughs - a very popular project on HGTV!
How? Experienced members will show you how to create a planter for your
What do I need to bring? Rubber or latex-type gloves, large plastic
trash bags (any kind), cardboard or plastic box, pan, that you would
like to create in cement (remember, you have to get it home!).
Cost: $5.00 to defray materials expense.
Wear old clothes and shoes. This will be an outdoor project. Rain or
shine unless the weather is VERY inclement.
Questions? Anne Dyet 773-0151. Everyone is welcome for this workshop, but reservations are necessary to plan supplies. (Anne Dyet, 773-0151 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Grand Island Garden Club April Meeting - Vegetable Gardens - 2005
Do you want a different result in your home vegetable garden this summer? Come to the next meeting of the Grand Island Garden Club and learn how! Christine Hartmann, Master Gardener and an expert in vegetable gardening, will present a 'free' program at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2005 at the Grand Island Memorial Library. Chris will help you plan your best garden ever! Reservations to Paula Sciuk, 773-4652, are requested.
Grand Island Garden Club November Meeting - 2004
The next meeting of the Grand Island Garden Club will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 9. The club will view the Ken-Sheriton Garden Club Standard Flower Show at St. Mark's Church, 576 Delaware Rd. (at 7:30 p.m.) Please let Paula Sciuk-Sciog, 773-4652, know if you will be attend.
Grand Island Garden Club News - 2004 "Please come to the next meeting of the Grand Island Garden Club and create a Spooky Centerpiece, on Monday, October 18, 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Island Memorial Library," a spokesman for the Club reports. Those attending are asked to bring clippers, a pairing knife, and a shoe box with a lid. Those planning on attending are asked to call Anne Dyet, 773-0151 or email to email@example.com.
Eighth District Federated Garden Clubs is sponsoring two events for gardeners. Grand Island Garden Club's district is sponsoring a day of activities today (Thursday, October 14) at Fox Valley Club in Lancaster. Two wonderful speakers, lunch, and fun for just $19.75. Please call District Director Anne Dyet for tickets.
Grand Island's district is sponsoring a "fun" raiser with a nationally known floral arranger, Cathy Millern 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 15, at the Leonard Post on Walden Avenue. Cathy has created more than 70 arrangements for the White House. A very entertaining speaker, her designs are spectacular, and she uses materials that she has grown. Tickets are just $8 and include appetizers and desserts. A cash bar will be available. Tickets for a basket and quilt raffle will be available at the door.
As always, guests are welcome to all of these events.
Isle and, GI Garden Club September Meeting - 2004 The Cinderella Isle and Grand Island Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 16, 2004 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church. This will be a combined meeting with Grand Island Garden Clubs. The program will consist of a sampling of wines and cheeses followed by an informal talk about 'Growing Grapes in Your Own Backyard' presented by Gene Ryshkus of the Grand Island Garden Center.
Easier Gardening For Busy Islanders Is GI Garden Club Topic - 2004 The Grand Island Garden Club will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2004 at the the home of District Director Anne Dyet, 3240 Love Road, Grand Island. The topic will be easier gardening for busy Islanders! All members and guests are welcome! Refreshments will be served. For further details and RSVP, please contact Anne Dyet at 773-0151.
GI Garden Club To Tour Song 'n Bird
Gardens - Apr. 2004 The Grand Island Garden Club will tour the Song 'n Bird
Gardens, 939 Delaware Rd., Tonawanda, on Monday, May 10, 2004. Members will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand
Island Tim Horton's. Garden owner Linda Blyth will conduct
the private tour of her commercial nursery. All members and guests are
welcome. Those planning to attend are asked to call Club President Paula Sciuk, 773-4652.
There are a few seats left for a tour of the Toronto (Edwards) Botanical
Gardens on Thursday, May 6. The bus will leave from the Grand Island Tim
Hortons. The $50 ticket includes admission to the gardens, and a floral
demonstration given by an internationally acclaimed designer. For
reservations, contact Judy Tucholski, 836-2573.
GI Garden Club To Meet - Apr. 2004 The Grand Island Garden Club will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2004 in the Grand Island Memorial Library meeting room. A slide/video program will be presented.
Information about upcoming garden tours and programs will be discussed.
All are welcome. Questions? Please call Anne PH: 773-0151 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't miss it!
GI Garden Club To Meet, Everyone Welcome - Feb. 2004 The Grand Island Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
February 9, 2004 at the home of Club President Paula Sciuk, 2075 Staley Road. The topic will be on the
feeding of our avian friends during the challenging winter
season. A lecture will be given and a project
will include making bird seed feeders out of natural elements. All project
materials will be furnished. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome!
For further details and RSVP, contact Paula at 773.4652.
Meetings are free and open to
the public. The goal is to build a garden club for the busy homeowner
who wants to landscape his/her own property and learn more about
New Garden Club Forming - Informal Gathering Planned - June 2003 "We are forming a new garden club! This Club will appeal to busy gardeners.
Meetings will be fun and focused on your own garden. Let us know your particular gardening interest. We are having an informal gathering on
Thursday, June 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Anne Dyet, 3240 Love Rd.
For more information, please call Paula Sciuk, 773-4652."
New Garden Club To Tour Lockwood Nurseries A new Grand Island Garden Club has been formed and will be named soon. Charter memberships for the new club are available through
September. The group will tour the Lockwood Nurseries and Greenhouses in Hamburg, NY on Wednesday, May 28 and the tour is open to everyone. Carpooling will be
from the Grand Island Burger King at 5:45 p.m. Those interesting in attending are asked to park in back by the drive-in
line. Jeff Leyonmark will conduct the tour and recommend plants for your garden.
Plants and other supplies will be available for purchase.
Those attending the tour are asked to call Paula Sciuk, 773-4652 and make your intentions known. or email her at email@example.com.
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