Back in the Groove

September was our first meeting, which was held at Lynn Smith’s house. We were all impressed at how far her garden had come since that last time we were there.

Here we are all seriously eating and listening about succulents. I’m not sure if we’ll all become succulent growers, but we had fun.

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Martha Parrish’s 100th Birthday Bash

Rosie presenting Martha Parrish a certificate form the club

Rosie presenting Martha Parrish a certificate form the club

Martha Parrish, our first garden club president over 60 years ago, had her 100th birthday bash on March 2nd. Many from the town turned out, including Dogwood Garden Club’s Rosie Trujillo. She presented Martha with a certificate from the club celebrating the big event.

Congratulations Martha. You’re an inspiration to us all!

Martha Parrish – our first garden club president – turns 100

 

Martha is in the black and white blazer

Martha is in the black and white blazer

Please join the family of Martha Parrish for an Open House in celebration of her 100th birthday.

Where: Eatonville Community Center
When: Saturday, March 2, 2013
1
:00 until 3:30 PM

Cake, coffee and tea will be served.

She will be happy to see you there.

Leslee Dunlap, (360)492-3237

Deanna Simons Will be Missed

Deanna Simons pinning a corsage on Mary Bewley

Deanna Simons pinning a corsage on Mary Bewley

We are all in shock of the passing of Deanna Simons on  January 21, 2013. She was a wonderful woman, mother,  grandmother and great grandmother.

She loved big families and at the Christmas party this year told us she not only had seven children, but 28 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

We may have known her as a gardener, but over the years she was (in addition to a mother) a deaconess, newspaper columnist, travel agent, and member of the city council.

Our hearts go out to her family. She will be deeply missed.

Dogwood Garden Club Turns 60 Years Old

60 years Eatonville Garden Club - Eatonville Dispatch

60 years Eatonville Garden Club – Eatonville Dispatch

Attached is an article that ran in the Eatonville Dispatch about the Dogwood Garden Club’s 60th anniversary. It mentions just some of the amazing things the club has accomplished over the years.

Congratulations everyone!

Click on the article to enlarge.

Kim’s Yard Looked Amazing at May 10th Meeting

Kim LaFrance's water fall

Kim LaFrance’s water fall

Kim LaFrance’s yard blew us away at the May 10th meeting.  The inside of her lodge was pretty amazing too.

Take a look.

Diane

Definition of peaceful living

Definition of peaceful living

Joan Captures Images at Chase Garden

Chase Garden front yard

Chase Garden front yard

Joan Hofner was at the Chase Garden plant sale in April and got some amazing shots she’d like to share. (Click on images to enlarge.)

Thanks Joan!

Chase Garden Path

Chase Garden Path

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chase Garden in the trees

Chase Garden in the trees

Hypertufa Trough Instructions

Hypertufa pot

Hypertufa pot

For directions on how to create your own hypertufa pot, just click HERE. 

These easy instructions were provided by Bill Havens, rock expert extraordinaire.

Welcome

Recycled Door at the home of Terry Van Eaton

Recycled Door at the home of Terry Van Eaton

Welcome to the Dogwood Garden Club, of Eatonville, Wash.

Besides keeping you posted on our activities, we hope to entice you come visit one of our meetings. We have a lot of fun and do a lot of good work in the community.

Browse around the site. Or, scroll down to see some of our past events.

This year our theme is reuse — or upcycle as some people say. This picture shows a couple examples of upcyling. The table top is an old millstone, the the totem is created of unused ceramics, gears and croquet balls that have seen better days.

If you would like to get involved with the Dogwood Garden Club or have any questions, feel free to email President Diane Mettler (diane@spilledinkstudio.com)

Also, if you’d like to join us on Facebook, just click HERE!

Hope to see you soon!

Diane