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SunBird Garden Club news

  Jackie Cox Jim and Julie Anderson welcomed Garden Club Tour guests to their home on March 11. Their home was one of seven on the tour, an Augusta model. Peggy White’s home featured original and eclectic SunBird outstanding artists’ work. Another home featured ceramics and lapidary works. Over 270 people came, with much of…

Garden Club to visit The Olive Mill

  Toni Greisiger The Garden Club will be visiting the Queen Creek Olive Mill after their regular meeting on Friday, April 13. This is a family-owned company that grows and presses olives for the production of high-quality extra virgin olive oil from blossom to bottle. Daily tours at the mill explain how extra virgin olive…

SunBird Garden Club meetings resume

Lois Anderson What is the SunBird Garden Club? It is a group of people who are interested in gardening and learning about methods used in our desert areas. We also sponsor the annual House and Garden Tour held in March to raise funds to continue working with SunBird HOA and SunBird Golf Inc. to keep…

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…