VILLAGE OF INNSBROOK GARDEN CLUB
2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Day Date Event Location Time
Fri April 21 VIGC Spring Membership Meeting 
Rusty Lee `" Integrated Pest Management Strategies"
The Village of Innsbrook Garden Club will kick-off the 2017 gardening season at its Spring Membership Meeting. We will showcase our calendar of events. Our featured speaker will be Rusty Lee from Missouri Extension Service, who will talk about "Integrated Pest Management. One year VIGC membership dues of $ 25 per family may be paid at this time. Please join us as we enjoy light refreshments and renew gardening friendships. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR THIS MEETING - Charette Creek Commons!!
Charrette Creek Commons (CCC) 10:00 AM to Noon
Fri May 12 Drop Off Donated Plants for Plant Sale Setup
Innsbrook gardeners have the opportunity to donate their excess perennials for the co-operative plant sale. Its the perfect time to refresh your garden and support your neighborhood garden club at the same time. IF you have excess perennials to donate, please put them in disposable pots or plastic bags and deliver them to the maintenance building on Friday, May 12, from noon to 3pm. Please identify your plants.
Property Mgt. Building Noon to 3:00 PM
Sat May 13 Annual Spring Plant Sale/Exchange
Innsbrook gardeners have the opportunity to purchase the excess plants of others at this co-operative plant sale. The proceeds go to support the Village of Innsbrook Garden Club. All plants will be very reasonably priced and locally grown. Its the perfect time to refresh your garden and support your neighborhood garden club at the same time. This year we will be selling green-house sized SHADE plants specially selected to do well in your Innsbrook garden!!
Property Mgt. Building 9:00 AM to Noon
Fri May 19 Demo Garden Planting
Bring along your hand gardening tools and join us as we plant our Demonstration Garden across from the Conference Center. Come and be a part of making our gardens take shape for 2017. Date is flexible based on weather, soil conditions, etc.
Demo Garden is across from Aspen Center 8:30 AM
Fri May 19 Log Cabin Garden Planting
Bring along your hand gardening tools and join us as we plant the garden at the Log Cabin. Come and be a part of making our gardens take shape for 2017. Date is flexible based on weather, soil conditions, etc.
Log Cabin site Immediately after Demo Garden
Fri June 2 VIGC Garden Tour
You are invited to tour some of the most stunning gardens in and nearby Innsbrook Resort. Sign up to attend (no cost to members); $ 5 for lunch served at noon at CCC.
Meet at CCC to carpool 8:30 am to 2:00 PM
Sat June 24 "Pond O'Rama" St. Louis Water Garden Society
Tour 38 private gardens. Sign up to attend and purchase tickets: $ 15 dollars per person.
Tickets also good Sunday, June 25.
Meet at Aspen Center lot to carpool 8:30 AM
Thurs June 29 Tour Monsanto Ag Research Center Chesterfield
Sign up REQUIRED. No cost to members. Limited to 30 guests. May 25 deadline.
Meet at Aspen Center lot to carpool 8:30 AM
Thurs July 13 Wine and Veggies in the Garden
We will gather where the veggies are grown, in the Innsbrook Community Garden. Wine and cheese will be provided. Please bring a veggie dish to share and a chair to sit in. Be prepared for a tasty and educational time!
Community Garden 7:00 PM til dark
Thurs Aug 3 Garden of Glass: The Art of Craig Smith (MOBOT)
VIGC will rent a bus to carry members into the city of St. Louis to visit this exhibit at Missouri Botanical Garden. Sign up is REQUIRED. Guests pay for their dinner at Urban Chestnut and guests pay for admission to MOBOT.
Meet at Aspen Center to carpool 3:30 PM
Fri Oct TBA Put Demo Garden To Bed
Bring along your hand gardening tools and join us as we clean up our Demonstration Garden across from the Aspen Center and put it to bed for the winter. Date is flexible based on weather, soil conditions, etc.
Demo Garden is across from Aspen Center 8:30 AM
Fri Oct 13 Bountiful Harvest Dinner 

We planned, planted, watered, weeded, repotted, watered, and watched our gardens grow. Now it’s time to say “thank you” to all our loyal 2017 VIGC members with a complimentary and bountiful harvest dinner. Wine and a main meat entree will be provided. Members are asked to bring a side dish, dessert, or appetizer to share. Hope you’ll join us as we celebrate another great gardening season.
CCC 5:00 PM til dark

Planning Meetings are the First Tuesday Each Month at 2:00 pm at Charrette Creek Commons
All Garden Club Members are Invited




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