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Archive for May, 2015

May Plant Sale

Our annual Plant Sale is Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17, 2015 at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The MBG is located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110. Our sale will run both days from 9:00am – 5:00pm in the Orthwein Hall.

Come by and see what we have!

PLANT SALE HIGHLIGHTS:

Our annual Plant Sale was a huge success. We had a terrific assortment of plants as well as many wonderful customers. We  made some new friends, and saw many repeat customers from previous years.  Everyone chipped in and made this a fantastic sale.  THANK YOU!!!

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Hypertufa Pots

Hypertufa is popular for making garden ornaments, and pots. It is relatively light compared to traditional concrete and can withstand harsh winters. It is composed of Portland cement, peat moss, sand and vermiculite or perlite. It is then mixed with water and pressed or poured into forms, closed in plastic and allowed to cure. It takes several weeks to properly “cure” a hypertufa pot.

On Saturday, May 9,2015 several Garden Club Members and guest gathered at member Gay’s home to make Hypertufa Pots. It was a damp morning but we successfully made several pots. Afterwards we were treated to a lovely lunch on Gay’s screened in porch. It was a fun activity spent with a wonderful group of friends. A perfect garden activity! A special Thank You to Gay for inviting us to her home.

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