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March 26, 2014

Pella Garden Club to host floral design program, potluck

Pella Garden Club is hosting a guest day floral design program at 11 a.m., followed by a pot luck salad luncheon at noon on Wednesday April 2, 2014, at Scholte Church, 501 Franklin St.

Guest designer Sandy Gossman from the Ames Garden Club with demonstrate arrangements with the Tulip Time Flower Show theme, “Fun With Color”.

The Flower Show is open to all interested floral designers, sign up sheets will be available at the program.

Mrs. Gossman is a talented designer and flower show judge. Following the program members will host a pot luck salad luncheon at noon. The public is invited to attend.

Contact President Edie Buwalda 628 4864 so tables and seating can be planned. Hostesses for the morning are: Florence Vander Meiden, Milly Van Dyke and Patsy Sadler.

The Tulip Time show on May 1, 2 and 3 will be the Pella Garden Club’s 52nd Tulip Time Show. This is the 38th year the show has been held in the Scholte Church, Bicentennial Complex at the Pella Historical Village. The complex was constructed for the Bicentennial Celebration as a location for the Garden Club Tulip Time Flower show.

Admission to the show is free and the Tulip Time hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The buildings are filled with beautiful floral designs placed on the antique furnishings and a display of prize winning cut tulips. Tulip bulb orders are also taken during the show for Fall delivery by Garden Club members. Tulip Bulb sales are the major fund raiser for Pella Garden Club. current project is the refurbishing of the North Main Street tulip lanes. Patsy Sadler psadler@windstream.net.

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