Garden club holds April meeting


Beverly Best won a flowering basket as a hostess gift presented by Elsie Jackson.


The Just-A-Mere Garden Club met for its April meeting at the home of Elsie Jackson. Assisting Mrs. Jackson as hostess were her daughters, Karen Elmore and Allison Clement.

President Marie Warren presided at the meeting with 14 members in attendance. The meeting opened with the group reading the club collect.

In the devotion, First Vice-President Catherine Gilmore spoke on “God’s Pruning.” Hearts and minds need pruning in life, just as plants do. She closed with prayer.

The program “Pruning 101” also by Mrs. Gilmore, provided the fundamentals to initiate a job to trim plants with the key to success using the proper pruning tools. How, when, and how much were covered in her remarks for optimum growth and beauty of the shrubbery and plants.

Plans were finalized for members who plan to attend the state garden club meeting at Greensboro. There was further discussion on the upcoming spring luncheon later in April. The Laying of the Wreath Ceremonyat the Blue Star Memorial is planned for May 25 at the Spivey’s Corner Fire Department.

Beverly Best won the hostess gift and received a flowering hanging basket.

Following the meeting, guests enjoyed a chicken salad croissants, lemon bars, an Easter bird’s nest treat, and toasted pecans, along with a choice of soft drinks.

Beverly Best won a flowering basket as a hostess gift presented by Elsie Jackson.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_gardenclub.jpgBeverly Best won a flowering basket as a hostess gift presented by Elsie Jackson.
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