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5/23/2013 9:33:00 PM
MI Club learns about water gardens

The Mutual Improvement club met Thursday, April 25, 2013, in the home of Gayla Bates hostess with Lori Gill as co-hostess.

The meeting was called to order by Lori Gill president. Minutes of the March meeting were read and the treasurer's report given. The motion was made that both be accepted. Motion carried.

Members attending were Judy Bartram, Gayla Bates, Fern Downey, Dorothy Fagan, Lori Gill, Jo Hyder Little, Ann McKnight, Judy Moorman, Irene Nickels, Judy Spillars, Darla Woody and guests Ashley Gill and Sharral Tye our guest speaker.

Committee reports were presented and "joys and concerns" were shared by club members.

Request was made that new members be appointed to the Yard of the Month committee for the 2013-14 club year. Judy Bartram presented information concerning the Territorial Plaza.

Sharral Tye, a member of the Stillwater Water Garden Society, gave a very informative presentation concerning water gardens. She shared with us many tips when starting a garden - choosing a site, shape and size of the water garden, type of gardens, and the various supplies needed to establish and maintain the garden. She also presented a beautiful slide show of various water gardens in our area. She left us with these words - "if it holds water, it can be a water garden". Thank you Sharral for a great presentation.

Our next meeting will be Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. with Nelda Kirby as hostess and Barbara Kirby and Irene Nickels as co-hostesses. Each member is asked to bring a salad.

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