Tag: gardening

SunBird Garden Club donates to “SunBird Helping SunBird” fund

Toni Greisiger, Publicity Chair This past summer, Garden Club member Gudie Huffman worked with SunBird Golf Club Superintendent Marc Francoeur, and she learned that many of the PVC pipes leading to various landscaped areas are in need of repair and replacement. Our members voted to donate $1,222.00 towards this project, and a check was presented…

Garden Club news

Toni Greisiger, Publicity Chair While the golf course was closed in October for reseeding, the weeder gals of the Garden Club got to work (on their knees) to spruce up the gardens on the golf course. Weeds and grass had invaded during the long, hot summer when weeding was not a fun project. We are…

Garden Club news

  Toni Greisiger, Publicity Chair The first meeting of our Garden Club will be Friday, November 9, at 9:00 a.m. in the ballroom. A medical doctor will speak on the medical benefits of marijuana. We encourage new residents to attend to hear about ongoing and future projects to beautify SunBird and programs to assist with…

Garden Club news

  Toni Greisiger, Publicity Chair Our first summer project began in June when Jack Cooper, a Golf Club Board member, asked for Gudie Huffman’s help in designing and planting a new garden on the golf course at the intersection of La Costa and Championship Drives. Gudie was hesitant at first because of the summer heat,…

Attention homeowners – time to trim your palm trees

  ACC Committee With summer here, it is time to begin trimming your palm trees. Please do not do them too early. The palm flowers will begin to come out around the end of May and June. After your palm flowers and the fruit sticks have grown out, this is the best time to trim…

SunBird Garden Club enjoys outing at the Olive Mill

  Jackie Cox Enjoying friendship, sunshine and a tasty lunch at the Olive Mill on April 12 were members of the SunBird Garden Club. Besides this spring tour, a home tour and a tea, members of the 50-member club enjoy six months each year of programs and friendship. Some members also plant and water selected…

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…

Weeds and unsightly landscaping

  At this time of year, you should have already prepared for the upcoming weed season. I have seen many homes preparing for the weeds in January and February with the pre-emergence herbicides. This application should be applied twice a year, January-February, and again in July-August (winter rains or summer monsoons), but it’s not too…

House and Garden Tour set for Sunday, March 11

  Toni Greisiger This year, the SunBird Garden Club is celebrating its 15th year of sponsoring the annual House & Garden Tour. It is our favorite activity when homeowners offer to open their attractive homes and yards for residents to obtain ideas for their own homes. Tickets ($10.00) may be purchased at the HOA office…