‘Making Herbal Vinegars’ Is Topic Of Magnolia Garden Club Program

The Magnolia Garden Club met at the lovely home of Mrs. Belva Greene on Thursday, September 9, 2010.
After enjoying delicious refreshments, President Parham opened the meeting by reading an article by Tony Melton, Clemson Extension Agent.
Betty Allen, Program Chairman, introduced Mrs. Sally Haynes from Lake City who gave a wonderful program on “Making Herbal Vinegars. Flavored vinegars, whether herbal, floral, or fruited are wonderful seasoners to enhance our enjoyment of food. As a wonderful side benefit, they are very low in calories and easy to make. After the program the roll was called and the treasurer’s report was given.
Belva Greene will remind members when work needs to be done at the Belva Finklea Garden. Dollie Rice and Lou Stoudenmire are scheduled for September.
October 9th is town clean-up day. Members were asked to help around Edwards House also. Plans were finalized for the Autumn Tea which is being held on October 14 at the Edwards House in Latta. This event is in conjunction with several other events held in 2010 honoring Dillon County’s 100 year anniversary.
President Parham discussed some changes to the December, 2010 and February, 2011 programs.
Plans were discussed for the District Meeting on March 16, 2011 in Latta. The Magnolia and Dogwood Garden Clubs of Latta are hosting the meeting.Hepsy Parham announced the Cooper River Plantation Tour November 12 & 13.
Johnnie Luehrs reported on Arbor Day plans
Happy birthday wishes were extended to Dottie Brunson – September 11th.
Time to: Clean up vegetable garden and plant some leaf lettuce and greens in early September.
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Tip of the Month: Many annuals will continue to bloom if cut back and faded flowers removed. A little fertilizer will give them energy for fall color.