A Message from our Volunteer Director, Debbie Simms:
Hello Fellow Gardeners, Happy Spring to you all! We at the Lyons Garden Club are ready to spring into action and hope you can join us on some new projects in and about Town. As soon as the snows have stopped, we will begin cleaning up our garden beds and prepping them for spring planting. Now is the time to start thinking about what you may need for your adopt a planter and let us know. I will assume everyone will continue to take care of their planter they had last year, unless I hear from you otherwise. We are happy to provide you with some funds if you need to put in perennials, annuals, or mulch into your garden beds.
Our Plant it Forward project will continue this year. For a couple years now, we have offered our services and expertise to confluence homeowners who had damage to their landscape. We will consult with the homeowner, purchase $100 worth of plants from Gwynne’s, and provide the labor to plant the garden. If you would like to help with this and/or know someone who could benefit from this, please let me know. This is a great way to continue to help our families recover from the ravages of the flood.
We have a new Flamingo project in the works and the details will be coming soon! Will be a fun and whimsical way to make the Garden Club known in town and raise funds at the same time. If you would like to help with this or have done something related to this, please let us know.
May 3rd, Tuesday, will be our next Garden Club meeting. All are welcome to attend and it will be a pot luck salad bar. Please contact Sara Erickson at email@example.com if you want to attend and she will give you the details. We hope you can make it.
Spring is Coming. Stay tuned for more posts as gardening weather inches closer. We can't wait!
Welcome to Fall Lyons Garden Club Members,
That means there will be leaves to rake, bulbs to plant and of course your best chili to enter in the Lyons Garden Club Chili Cook-Off!
The LGC cook-off will be held on Saturday, October 24th at the Stone Cup at the end of the Halloween parade route.
The attached application will give you all the entry information you need. If you can't submit a chili, be sure to make plans to drop by and have a bowl of chili from Lyon's best chili cooks.
Happy Spring LGC Members. The Lyons Garden Club will again be planting flower pots around Downtown on Saturday 5/23/15 starting at 9:00 a.m. Members meet outside of Stone Cup. Please bring a trowel and gloves. We hope you can be there!
Sunday May 31, 2015 -12:00 p.m.
When: Sunday, May 31, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. or when plants "sold out"
Where: Confluence Area-At the intersection of 4th and Park
Who: Residents who are replanting due to flood damage
Why: Because beautiful gardens enhance our community
How: Lyons Garden Club collaboration with Martin Acres Garden Club,
What: Plants, shrubs, annuals, perennials, ground cover, xeriscape
More Who: Donations will be received from various garden businesses such as Home Depot, McGuckin’s, Sturtz and Copeland, Applewood Seed Company, Giambrocco and Sons, Botanical Interests.
More How: Participants need to sign up by May 1, 2015 by contacting Anne Marie Mikoni at (303) 859-9089 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Participants will be given 25 “Blooming Bucks” at the registration table to “purchase” plants. One plant per buck. Participants will need to transport plants home—bring a wheelbarrow, wagon or vehicle.
More Info: Please contact Anne Marie Mikoni or check Lyons Garden Club on Facebook or Website: www.lyonsgardenclub.org
Our Town is starting to bloom again! Many volunteers make this a beautiful town. All those planters along the highway are adopted by folks in town who weed, plant and tend the pots. Here is a lovely one, the Welcome To Lyons Sign, it is maintained by Sue and Steve Wratten.
The Lyons Garden Club depends on the generous contributions of all of our volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at email@example.com.
Garden Club T-Shirts are available for $15.00.
If you're interested please email Sue Wratten at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.