Day Date Event Location Time
Fri April 14 Spring Membership Meeting 
"What Flowering Bushes Grow Best at IBK"
The Village of Innsbrook Garden Club will kick-off the 2023 gardening season at its Spring Membership Meeting. Please join us as we showcase our 2023 calendar of events. Experienced IBK gardeners will share their favorite flowering shrubs for the unique IBK landscape, with live sample plants and take-home handouts. Hope you’ll join us as we renew gardening friendships. Membership dues of $25 per family will be collected.
Charrette Creek Commons Tent 10:00 AM to Noon
Fri April 28 Bluebird Walk and Talk with Shirley Ritsema
Learn about the life-cycle of Missouri's state bird and peek into some nest boxes. Wear walking-in-the-grass shoes.
Charrette Creek Commons Tent 10:00 AM
Thurs May 11 Spruce-Up Day for Our Log Cabin Gardens
Bring along your hand gardening tools and join us as we clean up our gardens at the Log Cabin. Come and be a part of making our gardens look great for the May 13th IHS Discovery Day.
Historic Village Site 10:00 AM to Noon
Tues May 16 Visit Daniel's Greenhouse in St. Peters, MO
Daniels carries all your VIGC Recommended perennials, flowering bushes, and annuals, and has large greenhouses to explore. Afterwards, we will meet on the way home for lunch at Cottleville Wine Sellers.
Aspen Parking to carpool 9:00 AM
Fri June 9 Guided Tour of Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve
Innsbrook gardeners will enjoy a guided tour of the the 500 MO wildflowers growing in 5 environments. Walking tour starts at 10:00AM. Lunch at Noon at Hawthorne Inn, Labadie, MO. BEFORE May 25, contact Shirley Ritsema for reservations and to pay $10 per person for the tour.
Aspen Parking to carpool 9:00 am
Thur July 20 Tour Chihuly exhibit at Missouri Botanical Garden
We will enjoy a self-guided tour of the gardens featuring Chihuly glass exhibits. Afterward, we have the option of lunching at the garden cafe' and stopping for Ted Drewes on the way back. Entrance fee for non-members of MOBOT is $14 each, paid at the door.
Aspen Parking to carpool 9:00 AM
Wed Aug 16 Tour Sunflowerhill Farm in Augusta, MO
Enjoy a short walking tour of this organic vegetable farm and then enjoy a farm-to-table lunch in the cafe'(gazpacho, 1/2 sandwich, side salad,cookie, coffee or tea - $25). BEFORE Aug 2 contact Madonna Laws for reservations and to pay for your lunch.
Aspen Parking to carpool 9:30 AM
Fri Sept 8 Tape Setup for Vendor's Fair
Come help us layout the vendor booths area in preparation for the Vendor Fair. The garden club is compensated for this project.
Commons Parking/Pool Area 10:00am
Thur Sept 28 How To Put Your Garden To Bed
Stroll around our flower beds at the log cabin to see how our perennials did this year. Join a discussion about how to plan for next year's garden. Take part in a bring-one-take-one plant swap.
Historic Village Site 10:00 AM
Fri Oct 6 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 2023 VIGC members with a complimentary and bountiful harvest dinner. Wine, beer, West Allen Grill ribs and chicken 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. RSVP to Linda Gambill (
Commons 6:00 PM

Planning Meetings are the First Tuesday Each Month at 2:00 pm at Historic Village Site
All Garden Club Members are Invited

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