Annual Horticulture Show
The Gardeners of Greater Akron will host its monthly membership meeting Aug. 19 at St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Copley, starting with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30. At this meeting the garden club will host its annual Horticulture Show where members and friends will present specimen entries of vegetables, fruits, flowers and plants for display and judging by certified gardening judges from the Men's Garden Club of Youngstown. MaryAnn Ferguson-Rich and James Bell are co-chairs for the event. Strict rules for entry of items will be followed and prize ribbons awarded for the winners. There are many different sections of displays in the show with various classes under each section. Entries for the show will be accepted from 4 to 5:30 p.m. prior to the dinner.
For more information or a membership application, contact Bob Bell at 330-673-3553 or visit the garden club website www.ohiogardeners.org. Membership is open to men, women and youth.
The Portage County Gardeners Herb Society
The Portage County Gardeners' Herb Society is seeking talented crafters and artisans to participate in a Winter Craft Festival Dec. 7 at the Gardeners' Center in Rootstown. The fee per table is $20. Contact Marilyn Tyger at 330-348-6089 or Helena Parry at 330-673-0577 to reserve space.
Northeast Garden Club
The Northeast Garden Club meets the first Thursday of every month in various members' homes.
Those interested in attending meetings are asked to call Cathy Victor at 330-958-2037 or Diann Vogliano at 330-633-7763.