CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

Nicolas Staddon and Trish Schooley gave us a wow presentation on Chelsea’s 2017 garden show. Nicholas is a passionate gardener and is very well informed on all plant types. He explained the different parts of the flower show. Our very own Trish Schooley photographed all divisions of the show and gave us a description and background. They described the over 50 storefronts in the Chelsea area that participate in the show by decorating their very own establishments. The winner was a men’s traditional clothing store set in a safari theme, with a spectacular set of flowers, animals and a jeep! They shared with us the grand prize winning garden, a model of a Quarry from the island of Malta complet

DINE OUT NIGHT AT RUSSO'S

DINE OUT NIGHT AT RUSSO'S A big Thank You to members and friends who joined us for the club fund raiser on the 13th. What a turnout we had. Everyone was in a festive mood enjoying friends,food,and libation's. Jack Russo called to say thank you to the club, we are welcome for an event anytime. I picked up a check for our club $605.00.

BEAUTIFICATION CONTINUES

Cory Forrester and Joe Ambrose, Horticulture Team for Naples and the City of Long Beach, help NIGC efforts at both the Fountain Park and at the Naples Plaza median.

HOW TO GET YOUR ORCHIDS TO REBLOOM AND CARE TIPS

Darla Miller is a master gardener. She is a member and past president of the Newport Orchid Society. Darla is currently the Orchid Curator for Sherman Gardens. Darla presented many wonderful tips on caring for Orchids. She started by sharing how to repot Orchids. She first looks for leaves. If the Orchid has no leaves, it won’t live. She pinches the “sad” flowers off. Next, she counts the nodes and diagonally cuts just after the second node; this forces energy back into the plant. When she waters her Orchids, she does it in the morning so the plant has the day to absorb the moisture. Most orchids don’t like their “feet” to be wet. If you use ice cubes, place them under the leaves. It is impo

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