Clermont Garden Club 2021-2023 Officers Installed

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Reforestation Certificate

“The Clermont Garden Club was recently presented a Certificate of Appreciation for the Club’s efforts in Replanting and Beautifying Florida during the period March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021.  The Florida Federation of Garden Club’s (FFGC) Certificate includes trees which were provided by the City of Clermont for Arbor Day and given out by Club members and trees planted by Club members.  This placed the Club in second place for the number of trees planted by FFGC clubs in Florida.”

 

Clermont Garden Club members meet every third Wednesday of the month from September through May,  except holiday luncheon, scheduled field trips,  and end of the year luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue,  Clermont, Florida 34711.  Meetings begin at 10:00A.M.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.

 

Clermont Garden Club is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization

 

May Plant for Clermont City Hall

Leslie Temmen,  Clermont Garden Club member,  left,  shared a succulent dish design with  Clermont City Hall ,for the month of May.  Clermont City Hall Receptionist,  Rose Ford accepted the plant for the  City.

 

Each month a Clermont Garden Club member shares a potted plant with Clermont City Hall to promote horticulture awareness and civic beautification.

 

Clermont Garden Club members meet every third Wednesday of the month from September through May,  except holiday luncheon,  scheduled field trips,  and end of the year luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue,  Clermont,  FL 34711.  Meetings begin at 10:00 A.M.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.

 

For information on renting our building and beautiful gardens, check  out our website,  clermontgardenclub.com.

 

Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

May Yard of the Month

The Clermont Garden Club has chosen the home of Mrs. Lucy Mir at 10424 Bronson Road as May’s Yard of the Month. Mrs. Mir inherited her mother’s love of gardening and has been transforming the gardens since they moved in a couple of years ago. Their colorful beds are framed and accented by palms, cedars, and podocarpus, as well as assorted variegated shrubbery. The beds and hanging baskets are planted with a rainbow of flowers including calibrachoa, milkweed, alamanda, salvia, shrimp plant, lantana, bougainvillea, orchids, azalea’s, hibiscus, bottlebrush, and even a Dutchman’s pipe vine. Lucy’s garden attracts many kinds of butterflies and hummingbird’. Thank you for sharing your lovely gardens with us.

Clermont Garden Club members meet every third Wednesday of the month,  from September through May,  except holiday luncheon,  scheduled field trips,  and end of the year luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue,  Clermont,  Florida 34711.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.   Meetings begin at 10:00 A.M.
Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
For information about the Clermont Garden Club, clubhouse/grounds rental and activities. go to our website,  clermontgardenclub.com.

May’s Library Plant

 

Marilyn Paone,  Clermon Garden Club President is pictured with Assistant Librarians Kierston Bradley,  Liam Wagler,  and Lexi Bogard. Marilyn shared a Rex Begonia with the library.

Each month,  a Clermont Garden Club member shares a potted plant with Cooper Memorial Library to promote horticulture awareness and civic beautification.

 

Clermont Garden Club members meet every third Wednesday of the month from September through May, except holiday luncheon,  scheduled field trips,  and end of the year luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue,  Clermont,  FL 34711.  Meetings begin at 10:00 A.M.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.

 

Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

RISE CLERMONT, UMBRELLA ART PROJECT

Elaine Hogan, CGC’s Artist

 

Clermont Garden Club,  along with local artists and non-profit organizations teamed up with Clermont businesses to celebrate Spring with the Umbrella Art Project, a part of Rise Clermont.

 

The City of Clermont put Umbrellas, painted by local artists and non-profits, in local businesses to bring in  customers to help local establishments recover from the Covid pandemic.

 

Nearly 30 umbrellas are displayed at businesses in Clermont.  Clermont Garden Club’s Umbrella,  painted by Elaine Hogan,  Clermont Garden Club’s Treasurer,  is displayed at Ruby Tuesday.

 

Clermont Garden Club members meet every third Wednesday of the month,  except holiday luncheon,  scheduled field trips,  and end of the year luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue, Clermont,  Florida 34711.  Meetings begin at 10:00 A.M.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.

 

Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

 

Clermont Garden Club’s clubhouse and beautiful gardens are available for rental.  Please,  see our website,  clermontgardenclub.com under Rental.

 

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Clermont Garden Club Celebrates Earth Day

                                                              Clermont Garden Club Celebrates Earth Day 2021

On Saturday, April 24, 2021,  Clermont Garden Club participated in the City of Clermont’s Earth Day 2021 Celebration.  The event was held at Lake Hiawatha Preserve Park.

Clermont Garden Club members Lisa Palermo (left), Pam Molesky (right), and Linda Laulette (not pictured) handed out Milkweed Seeds to community members, and provided information on how beneficial these native milkweed plants are to the life cycle for the Monarch Butterflies and its pollinators.  Native milkweed plants, including Butterfly Weed, are the sole host plants for monarch.  Best of all, Milkweed produce gorgeous, fragrant flowers that’s easy to care for.

Clermont Garden Club meets every third Wednesday of the month, (except holiday luncheon, scheduled field trips and end of the year luncheon) at the Clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue, Clermont, Florida 34711.  Meetings begin at 10:00 A.M.  New members and guests are always welcomed. Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

 

For more information on becoming a member or for clubhouse rental opportunities, see our website,  clermontgardenclub.com.

Clermont Garden Club Members Attend FFGC 94th Annual Convention

The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC) held their 94th Annual Convention in Daytona Beach April 11-13, 2021.  Members,  representing 12 Districts, came from all over Florida.

Clermont Garden Club,  District VII,  had a strong showing at the Convention.

Left to right (back row) are Mary Adams, Diane Wilson, Margaret IIer, Marilyn Paone, Leslie Temmen,  Cindy Simon,  Lori Toth, and Arlene Rand.  Front row (left to right) are Tina Worrell,  Carolyn Schaag,  Gwen Carter,  and Anne Ellis.

Clermont Garden Club meet every third Wednesday of the month, except scheduled field trips, Holiday Luncheon,  and End of the Year Luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue,  Clermont,  Florida 34711.  Meetings begin at 10:00 A.M.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.

 

Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Community Service in Action

Clermont Garden Club members,  Sue Randall,  Cindy Simon,  Helen Ribbe,  and Denise Palermo show off the small floral arrangements created for two local senior living facilities.

 

Since members weren’t able to visit residential homes due to the pandemic,  Clermont Garden Club members put together small floral designs to take to facilities for residents.  Members took the floral arrangements to Minneola Place in Minneola and Madison at  Clermont on April 1, 2021.  Keeping within safely guidelines,  floral designs were left outside for staff to transport to residents.

Julie Milburn,  Clermont Garden Club member,  working on arrangements.

Clermont Garden Club members,  Sue Randall and Marilyn Paone working on their designs.

Clermont Garden Club members,  Cindy Simon and Linda Lauletta creating their floral designs.

 

Other Clermont Garden Club members who contributed to making floral arrangements,  but are not pictured,  are Leslie Temmen  and Denise Mercandetti.

 

Clermont Garden Club members meet every third Wednesday of the month,  except scheduled field trips,  Holiday Luncheon,  and End of the Year Luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue,  Clermont,  Florida 34711.  Meetings begin at 10:00 A.M.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.

 

Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library Plant for April

Sandi Eckstein of the Clermont Garden Club brought a bromeliad to the Cooper Memorial Library for April. Shown here is Liam Wagler, Library Assistant, accepting the plant.  It will do well at the Library in the  low light situation.
The bromeliad has a showy bloom which is enhanced by greenery around its base. Bromeliads are easy to grow and reproduce in the garden bed creating a drift of plants which are hardy and colorful. Bromeliads are a member of the pineapple family.
A Clermont Garden Club member shares a potted plant with Cooper Memorial Library,  each month, to promote horticulture awareness and civic beautification.
Clermont Garden Club members meet every third Wednesday of the month,  except scheduled field trips,  Holiday Luncheon,  and End of the Year Luncheon,  at the clubhouse located at 849 West Avenue,  Clermont,  Florida 34711.  New members and guests are warmly welcome.
Clermont Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.