Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Marlys' Garden with Ruthann Van Vark will be at the Pella High School Craft Show on November 9th 2013.  We're so excited to be offering our Thanksgiving and Christmas d├ęcor items.

Country Angels benefiting "Building A Dream in the Country" an all handicapped accessible home for the Spece family of Independence, IA will be for sale.  All proceeds go to the project fund.


Papercrete bowls / planters will also be available with all proceeds going to "Building A Dream".  We want to get the Spece Family into their new home before the snow flies this year.  The new house has been ordered and in kind donations are rolling in bringing this dream ever closer to a reality.

Natural gourd centerpieces and floral accents will be for sale along with fall and Christmas wreaths and ornaments, papercrete snowmen, festive seasonal birdhouse planters, and gourd birdhouses for spring.  Yes! spring will always come.

Please come see us November 9th @ the show.

Marlys & RuthAnn

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Knoxville Federated Garden Club's Scarecrow Contest is October 12th
@ the downtown Knoxville Farmer's Market 9:00 AM - noon.  Scarecrows need to be in place before 9:00 AM, judging at 9:30 AM.  Bring your own "stand" for your scarecrow if it needs one.  All proceeds go to Marion County Humane Society.  No entry fee to enter a scarecrow.
First place = $50.00, second = $25.00, third = $25.00, People's Choice = Ribbon Only.  Voting will be by putting cash money in a can by each scarecrow for people's choice.  All money in cans will go to Marion County Humane Society.  First, second, third place receive cash prizes and ribbons.  They will be decided by appointed judges and are sponsored by the garden club.

Please have fun and invite friends, relatives, acquaintances to participate and support the Marion County Humane Society. Contact Marlys Anderson 641-780-6487 or Pasty Murphy 641-842-5209 for any questions.

Happy October!