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VISTA GARDEN CLUB’S 86th ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW

JIM PORTER CENTER, BRENGLE TERRACE PARK, VISTA

May 14th & May 15th  (hours listed below)   NOTE: This is a date change

    The Vista Garden Club is a group of approximately 100 men and women devoted to gardening in the North San Diego County (Vista) California area.  The Club has been in existence since 1930 and through the years has been a focal point for local experts, professionals, and hobbyists to exchange information about the love of gardening.  Our knowledge, enthusiasm, and enjoyment are evidenced by the public services we perform. 

     Visitors are welcome to attend our meetings the first Friday of every month, (excluding May, July, August, and November) at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center (1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista) and participate in our fingertip luncheon.  The first weekend in May is our Flower Show/Boutique/Plant Sale, members attend a potluck in August, and our Fall Fundraiser in November.

On November 5, 2021, 111 members and guests enjoyed time together at our Fall Fundraiser luncheon.  Members designed table arrangements that were unbelievably beautiful! The live and silent auctions had amazing hand crafted items donated by members and friends. There were so many wonderful raffle items that it was difficult to choose where to put your tickets. Please click on the link to enjoy photographs of our wonderful event.   https://www.amymansfield.com/EVENTS/Vista-Garden-Club/20211105-VGC-Fall-Fundraiser-Dinner

Please support these wonderful businesses who so graciously donated gift cards:

Amalfi Cocina Italiano  Belching Beaver Brewery  Best Pizza & Brew Vista  The Broken Yolk    Ciao’ Ristorante Italiano  Chef Tang   Chen’s Szechwan Cuisine  Culiche Town  Curbside Cafe   Enzo’s BBQ Ale House   Frogy’s Donuts & Bakery   Hungry Bear Deli    Hunter’s Steak House   Lampost Pizza   Madera Kitchen of Mexico   Oggi’s Sports Brewhouse    Mama’s and Papa’s Pizza Grotto      Mom’s Kitchen   Nucci’s Italian Cafe   The Original Pancake House         Swami’s Cafe   Pepper Tree Frosty   Shaks Mediterranean Bistro   Red Lobster Restaurant Texas Roadhouse   Vista Village Pub & Grill   When Pigs Fly BBQ   Wildwood Crossing          The Yellow Deli   Yukiya Sushi    Southwest Boulder   Twin Oaks Country Club  Exotica         Rare Fruit Nursery   The Nursery Outlet   Rancho Vista Cacti & Succ. Nursery  Sunset Valley Orchids

FEBRUARY 4, 2022: The public is invited to attend our meeting as a guest.  Meeting starts at noon.  At 1:45, Barry Martin will discuss ways to improve your soil, water retention, and plant usage.  He spent over 40 years as a water director in Oceanside and elsewhere.  He is currently the specialist for Home Garden Consultations for several north San Diego Armstrong Gardens. 

MARCH 4, 2022: The public is invited to attend our meeting as a guest.  Meeting starts at noon.  At 1:45, Barbara Weiler, a National Garden Clubs Flower Show Judge, will demonstrate two design types that will be in our Flower Show – Angular Design and Featured Plant Material Design.

 MAY 7th – MAY 8th:   OUR ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW – Open for the public – FREE – We will also have a Plant Sale and Garden Art Boutique Sale. 

Sat., May 14th: Plant Sale/Garden Art Sale is open Noon – 5 pm    Flower Show is open 2 pm – 5 pm     

 Sun., May 15th: All activities are open 10 am – 4 pm

June 3, 2022: The public is invited to attend our meeting as a guest. Meeting starts at noon. At 1:45 we will view a pictorial presentation of our Flower Show and present Flower Show awards.  

 

OUR 2021 SUMMER SOCIAL – These are pictures from our August 2021 Summer Social. Members brought their own lunch and the Club provided lemonade, water, and a delicious Costco cake. A marvelous plant exchange took place. A wonderful time was enjoyed by everyone as this was our first get together since March of 2020.

      

    July 2021 Newsletter The Cricket