Monday, April 17, 2017

Program on African Violets

    The Monroeville Garden Club met on April 13, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the home of Sharon Brewton in Monroeville, Al.  Jean Singleton served as co-hostess for the meeting.

     Mr. Jere Twigg,  a Baldwin County Master Gardener, presented a program on African Violets.  He said that African Violets make great houseplants because of their beauty and easy care.  He gave a handout and then explained the important points of raising them.  Mr. Twigg has been growing African Violets for over 40 years and now has a collection of several hundred.

     Following the program, members were served Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Tomato Sandwiches, Cheese Straws, a fruit tray, miniature cupcakes, Secrets, nuts, punch and coffee.

     Attending the meeting were Laura Bodiford, Sara Bradley, Sharon Brewton, Bev Colquett, Jean Singleton, Ree Smith, Gail Touchton, Patsy Wadlington, Nancy Ziebach, Robin Rawls, Brenda Gardner, Margaret Groves, Carolyn Hutcherson, Jeanne Sewell and Holly Tennimon.