April Garden Club Meeting

The Ladysmith Saltair Garden Club will meet on

Thursday, April 16th at 7pm
St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church,
Corner of Buller St., and 3rd Ave.,

Doors open at 6:30pm

Our speaker will be Devmurti Khalsa of Denman Figs for Life on the topic of

Hardy Figs & Unusual Edible Permaculture Trees.

“Lusciously sweet figs can flourish in our coastal gardens; the trees are beautiful, pest free and drought tolerant.”
Devmurti grows some 100 varieties! We’ll also learn about other unusual edible trees that thrive in our climate:  delectable Black Mulberry, Japanese Raisin Tree, Yellowhorn, Japanese Heartnut and others.
Devmurti will have some trees for sale.

Our Plant Sale co-ordinator, Jeanette, will recirculate the sign-up sheet for THE Plant Sale to be held May 9th at Aggie Hall and will provide us with further information involving the big day.
Raffle Prize Donations: Please let Joanne Armstrong know if you can contribute an item or plant for the Plant Sale Raffle  jarmstrongpg@shaw.ca

Club membership for 2015 is still open for $15. Contact lists will be updated to reflect current information after this meeting.
Please SEE  our treasurer, Carroll McLaurin if you paid through Salamander Books but have not yet received your club membership card.

Bring a friend, a mug for the break, a door prize if you have one and a non perishable food bank contribution if you are able.
$$ for a possible tree purchase

Keep tottering around in the garden, tend those seeds and pot up donations for the plant sale.
ENJOY this wonderful time of year.

Looking ahead: Great speaker treats coming our way. Trips, the June Pot luck and summer garden visits are in the works.

See previous posting for updated information regarding the Garden Sale in May.

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