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June meeting of Redbud Garden Club

The June meeting of Redbud Garden Club was held June 27 at April McBride’s home with Jo Smith as co-hostess. Smith led the group in devotions with a selection on how gardens are life like. Carolyn Higgins was a guest.

Members then gathered in McBride’s backyard to create fairy gardens led by Alice Metts. Items necessary were available, including soils, pots, plants and a plethora of accoutrements. Metts made suggestions on how to plant and care for the gardens. Afterward, members were treated to delicious refreshments to enjoy during the business meeting.

Blue ribbons were awarded to Liz Dunn, Patsy Miessler, Geraldine Sanderson, Nancy Schaeffer and Barbara Stimpson for “June Bug” any line arrangement “enhanced by the presence of a real or artificial bug or bugs.  April McBride received a red ribbon and Sarah Schember a yellow. “Celebration,” a wreath with a patriotic theme using live or artificial materials, earned blue ribbons for Dottie Fahrner, Rebecca Giles, Janet Higgins, Sarah Schember and Barbara Stimpson.  Red ribbons were received by Mary Hazlegrove and Joyce Thompson.  Specimen ribbons were awarded as follows:  Rebecca Giles, four blue, four red; Janet Higgins, one blue; Nancy Schaeffer, four blue; Sarah Schember, one red; Joyce Thompson, four blue.