Tag: Garden Club

SunBird Garden Club

Lois Anderson And the heat goes on … Now is the time of year when those up north garden, but here at SunBird, we enjoy the cool breezes of our air conditioners. While we may not be “gardening,” there are a few items that we can do to keep our yards looking good. After a…

SunBird Garden Club

April was the last of our regular business meetings for the year. Our next meeting will be on November 10, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in the east end of the ballroom. We hope any gardeners or would-be desert gardeners will mark their calendars before heading to cooler climates for the summer. We would like to…

Garden Club field trip

SunBird Garden Club

On April 7, the SunBird Garden Club is taking a field trip to Agritopia. This is an excellent example of urban gardening. After the garden tour, the group will go to Joe’s BBQ in Gilbert for lunch. This area includes the original homestead, winery and brew pub plus three dining options; Joe’s Grill, a vegetarian…

SunBird Garden Club news

Hope you have purchased your ticket for SunBird Garden Club’s annual House and Garden Tour on Sunday, March 12, 2017, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Cost is $10.00, and tickets may be purchased at the HOA office daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets may or may NOT be available at the door on the day…

Annual Garden Club House and Garden Tour March 12

This Firestick plant has bright orange tips when winter arrives. If given water regularly when first planted, this plant will thrive in any garden.

Thank you, SunBird, for supporting SunBird Garden Club’s evening with Marshall Trimble. The monies raised from this project will be used to operate our club and beautify SunBird, so thanks again for joining us to hear Arizona’s favorite historian. Mark your calendars for SunBird Garden Club’s annual House and Garden Tour on Sunday, March 12,…

SunBird Garden Club update

President Alice Whistler trimming her Red Yucca. This plant produces a round star-like seedpod after blooming. The small black seeds will scatter in the wind, so Alice trims them or she would have a yard filled with Yucca.

The SunBird Garden Club met at 9:00 a.m. on November 11 in the east end of the Ballroom and will continue on the second Friday of the month throughout April. December will include a Christmas Brunch for which one needs to buy a reservation. Don’t forget the program presented by Marshall Trimble on January 26,…

SunBird Garden Club

Lois Anderson Time for a quick quiz! Name the dean of Arizona historians. In 1997, name the man appointed by the governor as the official state historian. Name the author of 21 books on Arizona. Name a cowboy singer, humorist and storyteller. The answer to all these items is Marshall Trimble. The SunBird Garden Club…

SunBird Garden Club news

Now is the time for all of those SunBird gardeners left behind in the triple digit heat to take a look around our yards. Most of the land around our houses is covered with rock but there may be a few trees, bushes, cacti or succulents that could use a long cool drink. If your…

Garden Club

Sue McCutcheon The March Garden Club field trip to Leaf and Feather Nursery and Aviary was a terrific activity to further the beautification of SunBird. The two to three acres of nursery and aviary are an oasis in the desert with tall trees shading the area. Near the exterior the fowl are caged. If you…

SunBird Garden Club to meet March 11

On March 11, the Garden Club will visit the Leaf & Feather Farm, a nursery aviary located at 50598 W. Mayer, Maricopa. Every plant, tree and cacti is home grown in AZ. The nursery aviary is maintained by owners/operators, Bob and Dan, who started this business as a retirement project in 1998. They are extremely…