April 26, 2017 Meeting
Program: Dagmar Roeder, BVGC Club Member - "Growing and Cooking with Culinary Herbs". Appetizers and tea made with some of the herbs discussed were passed to the audience.
Artistic Design: Floral Design Committee –
A presentation on "Ikebana Floral Design Styles" was given by Linda Neymeyer.
Horticulture: Marion Heath and Missy Stratton discussed "Herb Tips" and companion planting.
Election of 2017 - 2018 Officers
BVGC received the following awards at the AFGC Spring Convention:
First place awards: Civic Beautification, National Garden Week, Publicity Press Book,
History Book - 1 year, Club Yearbook
Second place awards: Garden Therapy
AFGC Presidential Citation: “First Robin of Spring Workshop,” Tony LiCausi, BVGC
Individual Service Awards, Northwest District: Geri Hoerner, Linda Neymeyer
Bird Poster Contest Winners: four, first place; one, second place; one, third place winner
Vera Key Horticulture Roll with Great Honor
Standard of Excellence with Honor
BVGC member Becky Fox was presented with a framed certificate in honor of a club donation to Penny Pines tree planting project in her name.
Presentation about the 18 Books donated to the
Bella Vista Library for Arbor Day
To see more photos check out CLUB BUZZ
Visit our Links of Interest
New Link: Butterfiles and Moths - A database website coordinates up-to-date information on lepidoptera.
New Link: How to Really Save the Bees - The lead story on the home page is all about bees – lots I didn’t know (forget the hives, just make them at home in your yard – see “maternity ward” subhead).
Terrific video at the end too.
New Link: Houseplants - ASPCA - This site lists Toxic and Non-Toxic plants that can affect your dogs, cats or horses.
New Link Now Available (in Beta Testing): Native Plant Finder that lists native plants specific to your area and the caterpillars that use them as host plants based on the research of Dr. Doug Tallamy.
AR Federation of Garden Clubs POSTER CONTEST
Winner to be Announced
Sunday, APRIL 30th, 2017
TWO25 Gallery & Wine Bar
The newest "Gardening in Bella Vista" video is now on Youtube - CLICK HERE