August Garden Club Meeting
Thursday, August 3rd
Missouri Botanical Gardens — Garden of Glass Exhibit
Carpool from Mermaid House, Lebanon at 6 pm
(RSVP by noon on Sunday, July 30)
The August Garden Club meeting will be a trip to Missouri Botanical Gardens on Thursday August 3rd.  It will be a special treat to see The Garden of Glass, the art of Craig Mitchell Smith in the Climatron.  During this special event they will have light snacks and drinks for purchase, and live music.  You can even create your own glass souvenir for an additional fee. Doors to the gardens open at 7, we will try to get tickets for the Climatron glass display at 8, the garden stays open till 11pm.  Tickets are $16 each and they are NON REFUNDABLE.  We will carpool from Mermaid House leaving at 6 p.m.  Check out the website for more info on the event,  www.mobot.org
Members can invite guests or friends.  We need a definite count by noon on Sunday Please email, phone or text Patty at 618-567-3146 how many tickets you want.  Garden Club members should let Patty know if they do not want or not able to attend.  THE TICKETS ARE NON REFUNDABLE,  IF YOU ORDER TICKET(S),  YOU WILL NEED TO PAY $16 FOR EACH TICKET, WHETHER YOU ATTEND OR NOT.

!!New Garden Club Meeting Location!!

on Thursday, July 6


Lebanon Visitors Center

221 West St. Louis Street

 (downstairs in community room)

Program Begins at 7:00 PM


True Love and Homegrown Tomatoes


Speaker:  PattyTaylor, Master Gardener

On Thursday, July 6, Master Gardener Patty Taylor will talk about one of her specialities–tomatoes!  Whether you are a seasoned gardner  or a new gardener, tomatoes are sometimes the most easy vegetable to grow or sometimes the most challenging given variables in the soil, weather, and environment.  We invite everyone who has questions about how to deal with The Bad of tomato gardening:  pests,  blossom end rot, wilt  or The Good: how to maximize yields or how to keep plants healthy, Patty will offer her advice based on many years of experience and highly successful tomato gardening!

The Public is invited to attend, all are welcome, no obligation.




Our June Garden Club Meeting was on Thursday, June 1.
We took a road trip to Maryville, IL for a tour of a private garden.

And stopped at Bobby’s Frozen Custard on the way home.

A good time was had by all!
A big thank you to our hosts!

The Garden Club of Lebanon
Keepers of the Mermaid Inn Gardens
114 East St. Louis Street
Lebanon, Il 62254

A Fun Growing Club