April 2018 Meeting

Luray Garden Club’s speaker today, Phel Jacobsen gave us a sneak peak of her new book coming out in June! We are thrilled for her! She has wonderful memories as a Park Wife to share. Thank you Phel! A Luray Garden Club Member for 44 years!!! Awards were also presented today. We are finally thinking Spring!

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March 2018 Meeting

The Luray Garden Club met today and our speaker was Jack Price, Garden Naturalist who spoke to us about Pollinators for our Plants. A most eye opening presentation for sure! Enjoy some photos of our meeting. Several photos show Rose Ann Smythe sharing details on decorating Gourds for the Festival of Spring. Members took home some gourds to try their hand at creating a special item. Look for our booth on May 5 at the Festival of Spring.

If you want some ideas for decorating your gourds here is a handout with some and some graphics you could adapt.

See here also: https://www.your-decorative-painting-resource.com/cleaning-gourds.html

Ideas for Decorating Gourds for Festival

February Meeting

The Luray Garden Club met on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Christ Episcopal Church. We welcomed several guests to the meeting. Hostesses were Bettie Leonard and Gretchen Mulligan.

The program was presented by Teresa Boardwine,owner of Green Comfort School of Herbal Medicines. The program was on Elixirs and Adaptogenic Bonbons. Members got lots of helpful information from her demonstration.

Monthly Design: Love is in the Air!

Enjoy some photos of the meeting!

January 2018 Meeting

The first meeting of the new year was held January 9 at the Christ EpiscpslChurch Meeting Hall.

Our speaker was Rose Ann Smythe, chair of the Blue Ridge Heritage Project and also our vice president. She shared information about the newly completed project and the plan for future landscaping efforts.

The Luray Garden Club will contribute funds for this effort and members will be donating irises from their gardens to be planted in the near future.

November 2017 Meeting

Members enjoyed a delicious butternut squash soup served by hostess Susan King.

Susan McCarthy presented an informative program on creating Della Robbia wreaths for the holidays.

Members received invitations to the December Holiday Luncheon to be held at Brookside. Reservations and payment due to Roberta Arcand, Treasurer by December 1.