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Archive for May, 2013

A Cardinal bird is enjoying a nice dinner thanks to members Dorie and Larry. We made feeders at our March meeting and the birds are very happy!Tea Cup Feeder

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A small group of members visited the beautiful Iris Farm of Cindy Voss in Robertsville, MO. Her selection of iris is absolutely amazing, she has over 3,000 different cultures! I had a difficult time trying to decide which photo to use, each one was prettier than the next! My photos don’t do them justice, they are breath taking in person. We had a wonderful time taking in all the sites and Cindy shared some facts about the different cultures and care needed for iris. She loves her iris and it really shows. Thank you Cindy for a wonderful visit. You made an iris lover out of all of us.

Check out her Facebook page at Voss Iris Farm. She has many many stunning photos of her iris. You may purchase her iris at vossirisfarm on ebay.

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May Plant Sale

The St. Louis Horticultural Society will have their annual Plant Sale Saturday and Sunday, May 11-12, 2013 at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The MBG is located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110. Our sale will run from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Orthwein Hall both days.

The St. Louis Horticultural Society will have a nice variety of plants. We’ll have perennials, annuals, tropical plants, canna’s and magic lilies to name a few as well as painted gourds and painted snakes. We will also have member created whirly gigs and “Tea Cup” bird feeders.

We will again be sharing our space with other Garden clubs so there should be something there for everyone! Come join us!!

Plant Sale Highlights:

Our annual plant sale was a huge success! We made record sales and had a great time doing it! Member participation was fantastic and our selection of plants was outstanding. I would like to Thank everyone for all of their hard work and generous donations. We couldn’t do it without you!

 

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