The Dogwood Circle of the Lock Haven Garden Club was established in 1960, and maintains the gardens at the Triangle across from the Post Office and  at the Civil War Monument in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. The club meets monthly at members' homes to learn more about gardening, plants and flower arranging, and occasionally embarks on gardening related excursions.  We schedule planting and clean up days throughout the growing season and every one has assigned weeks for  weeding and maintenance.

 We welcome new members! Email us below!

 

We thank the Clinton County Foundation for funding the care and maintenance of these City gardens.

 

The Triangle on Main Street

 

The Civil War Monument at the “5-way lights”
 

 

Mail: jo_annb@verizon.net

2017 Program

“Going Native”

Highlighting a Native Plant each Month

All programs start at 6:30 pm unless noted

Please start pressing flowers for our November Program

 

March 1: “Native Plants: What & Why” presented by JoAnn Bowes, at JoAnn’s house. Native Plant: Trillium

 

April 5: “Celery Rose Painting: Creative T-shirt stamping.” At the Poorman Gallery, 352 E. Water St., next to the Heisey Museum. Native Plant: Geranium Maculatum (Wild Geranium) Pam is hostess.

 

May 3: “Special Event Place Settings” at Marion’s house. Please bring flowers and materials to set up a place setting. Native Plant: Polygonatum Biflorum (Solomon’s Seal)

 

June 7: “Little Arrangement-Big Fun” at Hazel’s house. Please bring one or more miniature arrangements. Native Plant: Baptisia Australis (Blue Wild Indigo)

 

July 5; 5:30  Time change! Tour the Wayne Township Nature Park.  Meet at the Park at 5:30. Retire to Mary’s house for refreshments and meeting. Native Plant: Aquilegia Canadensis (Columbine).

 

August 2: 5:00 Time change! “Migration Patterns of the Monarch Butterfly: Tour butterfly gardens of Jessica Hosley.  Retire to Judy’s house for meeting and refreshments. Native Plant: Asclepias Tuberosa (Butterfy Weed)

 

September 6: “Kokedama: the Art of Japanese Hanging Gardens” at Sherry’s Mill Hall house. Native Plant: Phlox Paniculata (Summer Phlox)

 

October 4: 3:30 Time change!  Tour of the Penn State Arboretum. Please meet at 3:30 for carpooling.  Dinner at a nearby restaurant.  Native Plant: Rudbeckia Fulgida (Black-eyed Susan).  Svitlana is hostess.

 

November 1: “Pressed flowers décor workshop” at Zonda’s house. Native Plant: Monarda (Bee Balm)

 

December 6:  Bring a holiday arrangement for a “Yankee Swap.”  Pam’s house. Native Plant: Dicentra Eximia (Wild Bleeding Heart)

Garden of the Month

The winners of the June Garden of the Month are Jane and Tim Thompson, 4 Daffodil Lane, Lock Haven. They have a variety of  colorful annuals and perennials, easily visible from the street, and all chosen to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. As time passes into later June the color will be astounding as the flowering plants grow. Chosen from a variety of local garden centers, one may see clematis, sedum, lavender, foxglove, balloon flower, miniature weigela, columbine, heather, redhot poker, liatris, hardy geranium, pansies  and a bright red dragonhead. The garden is neat and well cared-for with a variety of color and textures.

Judges for the July award are Marion (570-748-3672) and Connie (570-753-5425 ). Call either or email us below with a nomination.

Gardens are judged on color, design, neatness, appealing curb appeal, use of natural elements and visibility from the street or alley.

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May Planting

On May 22 we planted our hundreds of annuals at the triangle and Monument. Heartfelt thanks go to husbands Doug Myers and John Miller,  Missionaries Sister Hegewald and Sister Smith, Gail Rhoton, Rose Ann Neff and Angela Adams who came out to help.

June Meeting

We met at Hazel’s House and brought miniature arrangements, with the requirement that they be no more than 3” high and 5” wide.

Congratulations!

Jane and Tim Thompson

4 Daffodil Lane

Left:

A pot of bright pansies and calla lilies by the front door.

 

 

 

Right:

A 3 year-old clematis and a pot of petunia soften the corner of the house.

The view along the foundation.

Below: A few close up shots

Hazel

Mary

Pam

Mary

Both by Pam

Below left: by Pam

Below right: by Sue

July Meeting

We will meet at the Wayne Township Nature Park at 5:30

After touring the park we will convene at Mary’s house for refreshments and business.