Kathy Connolly, landscape designer and writer, gave an informative presentation in February entitled, "Grow the…
The Mystic Garden Club November Meeting was terrific. The Church Fellowship
was invited to participate. The lunch was delicious as always.
Luncheon Centerpiece Arrangement by Elsie Johnson
Our presentation was by Diane Hartlin did a terrific demonstration on holiday decorations. She began by describing all the materials she uses. She shared her secret of using an old frying pan to melt wax and dip the decorations into the hot wax rather than using picks and wires or a glue gun.
Diane Hartlin showing the centerpiece in process.
Note the frying pan full of hot wax to dip the decorations into.
The centerpieces she created were beautiful. They were raffled off and Ellie won the first one.
Ellie was our first winner!
Our Second Winner Donata Delulio!
The Mystic flower boxes were recently cleaned out. Most boxes contained potato vines and this year was the second annual potato contest. Linda McArthur won for the largest (heaviest) potato. Nancy Noise and Kay Hill won for the longest potato. Carol Connor had the most unusual potato – it looked like it was smiling at us!
Linda McArthur receiving first prize for the largest potato.
Kay Hill receiving the prize for the longest potato
Barbara shows off the most unusual potato.
Sue Johnson shared facts on raising bromeliads.
Mary Katherine Porter and the design committee are doing a series on antique postcards. This month’s gorgeous arrangement was inspired by an antique Hawaiian Postcard and created by Mary Katherine.