Garden Club: December Recap

T’was the week before Christmas when all through Niguel Shores, lots of creatures were stirring and even several more. The wreaths were hung on the entrance gates with care in hopes that none would accidently fall down there. The office staff were nestled in their comfortable chairs with visions of complainers still in their hair. Marla and Ivy had … [Read more...]

Garden Club: For-get-Me-Not project

The Garden Club met on Monday, November 20, for our annual Garden Therapy, For-get-Me-Not project. Members assembled 32 holiday gift bags destined for our local homebound citizens to brighten their holidays. Members enjoyed a colorful array of delicious snacks to fortify themselves for the difficult task ahead of filling the gift bags (we are all … [Read more...]

Garden Club: November 2017 Update

On October 16, a beautiful warm clear day, 16 members of our club carpooled to the Tree of Life Nursery off of Ortega Highway adjacent to Caspers Wilderness Park. Our president, Gunjan Annand, provided granola bars, string cheese, and water for everyone to enjoy. The Tree of Life Nursery was started 40 years ago, and the original owner, Mike … [Read more...]

Garden Club: October 2017 News

President Gunjan welcomed us back for our first meeting of the season on Monday, September 18, and introduced the newest members: Diane Dale, Dick and Joni Ashworth, Francis Ozimec, and Richard and Yollie Mancino. New members Robert and Deanne Saint-Aubin could not make this meeting but we also welcome them to the best club in Niguel … [Read more...]

Garden Club: September 2017 News

After the long, hot days of summer when we were all tinkering in our gardens (or drinking a cold beer—my favorite) it is time for our first Garden Club meeting of the new season, Monday, September 18. I hope you will not miss it because we have a very special treat in store. Our club president, Gunjan, will be showing a video of a beautiful garden … [Read more...]

Garden Club: August 2017 News

As reported in last month’s Seashore News the Garden Club joyously held its annual June BBQ, which was a great success. In addition to that activity, on June 12 the Orange County District Office of the California Garden Clubs, of which we are a member, held its district meeting at Roger’s Gardens in Corona Del Mar. Francine Stout, Linda Koppang, … [Read more...]

Garden Club: Bluff Party Update

Before I report on the Garden Club’s activity for June, I need to offer an apology to Barbara Berez and Robbie Wollin for my mistake in last month’s SSN where I listed the gardens of club members that were on the tour. In my haste to submit my article, I incorrectly reported that the garden of Al and Carolyn Brase was on the tour when it really was … [Read more...]

Garden Club Garden Tour – May 2017: Photo Gallery

    Courtesy of Gary Tinnes … [Read more...]

Garden Club: Beach Bluff BBQ scheduled for June 19th at 12:00 noon

Club members enjoyed a special treat on May 15 when they toured the beautiful outdoor gardens of members Jerry and Nadine Allen, Francine Stout and Al and Carolyn Brase. These gardens contained an array of blooming perennials, drought resistant plants and artfully designed landscapes. Members carpooled for the tour and returned to the Community … [Read more...]

Garden Club: Plant Sale a Blooming Success

Thank you Niguel Shores for making the Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, April 22 a blooming success. Of course our state was happy that you all used a lot of green energy (walking in and browsing) by your participation.The gardens that received your new plants as a result of the sale will have the editors of House and Garden magazine … [Read more...]