|Fri||April 20||VIGC Spring Membership Meeting
Betty Struckhoff `" Landscaping with Native Trees and Shrubs"
The Village of Innsbrook Garden Club will kick-off the 2018 gardening season at its Spring Membership Meeting. We will showcase our calendar of events. Our featured speaker will be Betty Struckhoff from St. Louis Master Gardener Speakers Bureau, who will talk about "Landscaping with Native Trees and Shrubs". 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.
|Charrette Creek Commons (CCC)||10:00 AM to Noon|
|Fri||May 11||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 11, from noon to 3pm. Please identify your plants.
|Property Mgt. Building||Noon to 3:00 PM|
|Sat||May 12||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 18||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 2018. Date is flexible based on weather, soil conditions, etc.
|Demo Garden is across from Aspen Center||9:00 AM|
|Fri||May 18||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 2018. Date is flexible based on weather, soil conditions, etc.
|Log Cabin site||Immediately after Demo Garden|
|Sat||June 2||Hermann Garden Tour
We will carpool to Hermann for the "City and Country Gardens Tour". Starting at the Deutcheim House, we will tour city gardens. At noon we will gather at the Wurst Haus for lunch together. After lunch you are free to visit the country gardens of your choice. Tickets for the tour are $ 10 each.
|Meet at Aspen Center to carpool||8:00 AM|
|Wed||June 27||Missouri Botanical Garden
VIGC will rent a bus to carry members to the beautiful gardens at MOBOT. IBK chalet owners and docents Phyllis and Brad Hershey will lead our tour "where ever we want to go"! Then we will bus to lunch at _______ and finish with Ted Drewes on the way home. Reservations REQUIRED to Lynn Laws. Your costs will be for entrance to the Garden and for lunch and Ted Drewes.
|Meet at Aspen Center for bus||bus leaves at 8:00 AM|
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|
|Fri||Sept 14||Wilderness Wagon Tour at Shaw Nature Reserve
We will carpool to Shaw Nature Reserve where we will board a wagon for a tour of Shaw Nature Reserve, then enjoy lunch at the Hawthorne Inn in nearby Labadie, MO. Seating is limited on the wagon so reservations are REQUIRED - contact Judi Main or Madonna Laws. Guests pay for their lunch at Hawthorne Inn.
|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 12||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 2018 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|
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