Pottawatomie Garden Club celebrates the end of season at Oct. 25 meeting

  • Last month, members of the Pottawatomie Garden Club planted fall flowers as part of the club's mission to beautify downtown St. Charles.

    Last month, members of the Pottawatomie Garden Club planted fall flowers as part of the club's mission to beautify downtown St. Charles. Courtesy of Pottawatomie Garden Club

 
 
Updated 10/15/2021 9:39 PM

The Pottawatomie Garden Club will hold its last meeting of the year on Monday, Oct. 25.

The program this month will be a presentation by the Conservation Foundation. The club also will present its Landscape Commendation Award. This award is given to a local business that beautifies its business through landscape.

 

The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Cedar Ave. in downtown St. Charles. The public is invited to attend.

For more information about the garden club, go to pottagardenclub.org.

Since 1928, the members of Pottawatomie Garden Club have made St. Charles a more beautiful community. They plant flowers on the Main Street and Illinois Street bridges, and around the Municipal building each spring and fall. The club also honors past members with the Memorial Tree Program, and they present an annual Landscape Commendation Award to businesses in St. Charles Township.

The club also awards annual scholarships to horticulture students and provides support to gardening and environmental projects in the community.

The club meets on the fourth Monday of the month, from March to October, with social time from 11:30 a.m. to noon, followed by the program from noon to 1 p.m. and business meeting from 1 to 2 p.m. Follow www.facebook.com/pottagardenclub.

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