Morning tea well deserved
Mangonui Garden Club members treated themselves to morning tea at the Ramada Taipa¯ Resort last month as their reward for the hard work that went into the club’s second annual flower show in February a great success.
Meanwhile, this month’s guest speaker was Rixt Botello, on the subject of medicinal and traditional natural medicines, herbs and oils. Plans were also advanced for celebrating the club’s 45th birthday in September.
This month’s arrangement competition (Autumn Sensations) was won by Julie Mays, other results as follows. Miniature — Julie Mays. Rose — Wendy Wyatt. Bloom — Jenny Knight. Cluster/spike - Pauline Stark. Fruit — Barbra Curreen. Vegetable — Bess Brigs. Herb — Jenny Knight. Foliage — Wendy Wyatt. Most points — Pauline Stark.
The meeting finished with the usual afternoon tea and chat.
The next meeting will take the form of mid-year Christmas in the St John Hall in Cooper’s Beach on Monday July 3.
Anyone who might like to join the club is welcome to contact Denise on (027) 313-3062 or Jan on (09) 406-1657.
Autumn arrangements were the club’s June theme.