On March 13, the McHenry Garden Club marked their 10th Anniversary with a celebration at the McHenry Country Club. The club has been actively supporting many causes such as scholarships, beautification projects, various garden educational presentations, building and furnishing raised gardens for Veterans in Hebron, hospice flowers, providing gardens and landscaping at city owned Peterson Farm & other community service events. This has been Supported by two fundraisers a year, The Container Garden Gala in the spring and the Holiday Floral Show in the winter. Nurseries and florists have generously supported us with their time and flower & plant donations.
From Left: Joyce Diedrich & John Diedrich, Locker’s Flowers Greenhouses and
Gifts, McHenry, Gwen Van Steen, Gardens of Woodstock, John Regan, The
Twisted Stem, Crystal Lake, Shirley Colsant & Renee Blitek, Renee’s of
Ridgefield, Karen Wheeler, Theresa Harms, Autumn Harms, Harms Farm, McHenry,
Jennifer Hunt, Countryside Flower Shop & Nursery, David Miller, The Twisted
Stem, Heather Moister, The Barn Nursery & Landscape Center, Cary.
Marilyn Wisniewshi and Linda Mahoney, Chapel Hill Florist of McHenry.
Former and present club presidents: Jean A. Schiller, 2010-2012; Barbara Patterson, 2006-2008; Sue Bourassa, 2008-2010; Marita Sension, 2004-2006; Judy Walter 2012-2014; and Mary Napolitano, 2012-2014.