GARDENING

Chair ………………………………………………. Kathy Baker
Treasurer ………………………………….. Dorothy Kirkland
Correspondent ………………………… Jeanette Dieterich
Community Garden Coordinator ………. Karen Wolters

Gardening meets the 2nd Wednesday at 11:30 am at the Ames Public Library unless noted otherwise.  Meetings begin with a brown bag lunch followed by a program from 12-1 pm. Members enjoy and learn about all aspects of gardening from garden tours, invited speakers, members’ sharing, and garden related crafts. A community garden in Stuart Smith Park is maintained by the members during the summer months. Dues are $2 for the year and there is no limit on membership.

September 8

Garden Walk
Location ……… Dan and Dee Draper’s Hillside Hostas
4912 W 10th St
Coordinators ……….. Shon Stephenson, Jan Verploeg

October 13

Drive-thru Corn Maze
Location …………………………….. Rinehart Family Farm
703 Kale Rd, Boone
Coordinator …………………………………. Marlene Geiger

November 10

Salad Luncheon and Garden Sharing
Hostess ………………………………….. Jeanette Dieterich

February 9

“Bee-friendly Plants” by Jamie Beyer
Coordinator …………………………………. Marlene Geiger
Hostess ………………………………………. Sally Burchfield

March 9

TBA
Hostess ………………………………………… Karen Wolters

April 13

TBA
Coordinator ……………………………………… Kathy Baker
Hostess ………………………………………… Karen George

May TBA

Mennonite Greenhouses Field Trip
Coordinators …….. Jeanette Dieterich, Donna Sogard

May 11

Plant Exchange
Hostess …………………………………………. Sheryl Soden

May TBA

Stuart Smith Park Garden Plot Planting
Coordinator …………………………………… Karen Wolters

June 8

Garden Walk
Location ……………………………….. Lincoln View Farms
1071 X Av, Boone
Coordinator …………………………………. Marlene Geiger

July 13

Garden Walk
Location ……………………. Nevada Community Garden
1204 H Av, Nevada
Coordinator …………………………………………………TBA