The Olympia Garden Club
Our next meeting will be on March 30 at the Gull Harbor Church, 4610 Boston Harbor Road NE, Olympia. Social time begins at 9:00 am and the meeting begins at 10:00 am. This will be our Former Presidents' Tea Luncheon. The program will be "Fun with Photography" by Donna Bogumill.
The theme for the April 14th District Flower Show is "A Day at the Beach": Download the schedule.
Download the entry tags.
OGC members, check out our Olympia Garden Club Facebook page.
Learn about the Washington Memorial Garden and how to honor a person, group, or event with a tribute gift.
Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs website:
Black Hills District website:
Summer Edition 2016
by Mary Beth Riggs
The Olympia Garden Club takes a hiatus during June, July and August as will Talkin’ Dirt.
During this time enjoy your garden with The Three I’s. Innovative, Inspired and Incredible.
Rise to the occasion creating a vertical garden that is innovative and inspiring.
Just a few ideas include:
Repurpose plumbing pipes
A Living Wall
A Wooden Box
*Florafelt is a material fiber made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.
Find inspiration for designing your garden through ideas, style and design.
Paths and Patios
Walls and Boundaries
Design with plants
Urban Garden plants: pittosporum, trachelospermum, Acer, ferns, heuchera
Wildlife Friendly: Hawthorn, sunflower, honeysuckle, sedum, buddlejas
Mediterranean: cypress trees, rosemary, olive trees, palms, phlomis
Contemporary: bamboo, Echinacea, grasses, phormium, euphorbia
Cottage: foxglove, lavender, delphinium, mock orange, rose
Incredible Garden Results (Inspired people produce results.)
Few places are more relaxing than a garden,
whether it’s simple, extensive,
elegant or filled with so
many flowers you can’t count
There’s something incredibly
relaxing about strolling through
nature and enjoying the delights
that we have created.
Not all gardens are created
equally however and while
some may captivate you for
but a moment
there are some whose memory
will linger in your mind
With that said – be innovative, inspired and incredible in your garden.
See you in September! MBR