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Annual Trip to Longwood Gardens

Dear Garden Club Members and Friends,

You are invited to join the Frankford Garden Club and the Frankford Parks Group for a Holiday Trip to Longwood Gardens on Saturday, December 7th.
We will leave from Wissinoming Park (Cheltenham Ave Parking lot) at 2:00 PM  to arrive at Longwood by 3:30. The bus will depart from Longwood Gardens at 7:00 PM to return to Wissinoming at 8:30.
Ticket Prices:
$15 for Frankford Garden Club Members
$25 for General Public
Annual Frankford Garden Club Membership Prices :
$10 Individual
$15 Family
Regular and Electric Wheelchairs are available at Longwood Gardens for a rental fee, on a first come, first served basis. The Garden Club will help with the extra cost.
Janet E. BernsteinLongwood Gardens Trip Flyer 2013
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Community Meeting About Wissinoming Park

Frankford Garden Club members,

The flyer for the meeting is attached, and the information is also below-

The Recreation Center in Wissinoming Park is our Home base. It has been an ideal location – handicap accessible, with a restroom, refrigerator, tables and chairs, all the amenities! we are able to make our flower arrangements, serve refreshments & meet in comfort (heat in the winter, AC in the summer) We want to let the City know that we appreciate and value this Rec Center, and hope that we will be able to continue to make use of it.

There will be a community meeting about Wissinoming Park, Tuesday, June 11, at 6:30pm held at the Lower Mayfair Recreation Center,  3001 Robbins Ave (between Battersby and Hawthorne Sts).

The meeting is being held by the Phila Parks & Recreation along with the Fairmount Park Conservancy and PHS the flyer says


FGC members have contributed their time and energy as well as baked goods and plants to Wissinoming Pk for cleaups, fundraisers, and Park events. Now, let us get to the meeting to make sure that the City knows how important the Center is to us!

I am sending this email to Jennifer Mahar and Erin Englestad who are the meeting coordinators.

Thank you all

Janet E Bernstein

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FRANKFORD GARDEN CLUB is Hosting a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Workshop

“The Benefits of Companion Planting”

A Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Workshop

Monday, June 24, 2013 6-7pm


Wissinoming Park, Cheltenham Ave Entrance, between Frankford Av and Charles St

Come and Grow your gardening skills – Environmental educator and Master Gardener Lori Hayes will explain how the right combination of plants can help your garden, whether you have a large yard or just a few flower pots.

Companion planting mixes compatible vegetables, herbs and flowers to the benefit of all, to help repel annoying insects and limit the spread of disease.   This Workshop is Free to the Public, the Community is invited to attend.  For more information, Contact Janet E Bernstein, Frankford Garden Club President, at 267-982-9620 or Vice President Johnnie Mae Parker 215-537-0145

 Project Coordinator
 PHS Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
 100 N. 20th Street – 5th Floor
 Philadelphia, PA 19103-1495
 p: 215.988.8872
 f: 215.988.8810
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Frankford Garden Club Update

Our Next Meeting will be Monday May 20th at Wissinoming Rec Center, Cheltenham Ave.  Socializing and refreshments from 6-6:45pm, meeting next

The Plant Sale went well! we made about $230 profit = THANK YOU LINDA, NANCY, UNA, and Diane for taking care of the plant ordering and coordinating the plant pick up etc – Thank you Charlie and Johnnie Mae for pitching in –

Special thanks go to the George Family for storing the plants overnight in their yard, and helping to carry them out to the waiting cars/trucks and vans – especially since they were celebrating their sons’ college graduation!!

Next Saturday May 18th will be Friends of Overington Park’s Perennial Plant Sale (10am to 1pm)

If you have perennials to get rid of, or want to get more, please come to Overington Park

Call Diane if you need more info.


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