The Frankford Garden Club met at Wissinoming Park on Monday night February 24th. Snow is still on the ground but Spring was in the air as talk moved to the upcoming growing season.
Several club members are volunteering at the Philadelphia Flower Show which runs from March 1st to the 9th. Plans are being made for the annual Day Before Mother’s day plant sale on Saturday May 10th. A Spring trip on May 3rd is also being scheduled.
Eunice Ellis-Robinson, a club member, gave a brief presentation on heart health, She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority which is a partner of the American Heart Association. The point was made that gardening can be strenuous but is really something that people of every fitness level can do.
Diane Kunze spoke about plans for Overington Park this year. Every spring brings opportunities for improvement.
Janet Bernstein noted that the club received thanks for their help and participation in the annual Martin Luther King breakfast celebration at Sankofa Freedom Academy.
If you want gardening tips from the experts and are willing to meat a group of friendly people, attend this meeting. They meet next month on March 24th at 6:30 PM at the Wissinoming park building.