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2011-03-17 / Community News

Lexington Garden Club


Douglas Irby explains to the members how his rainwater collection system operates. Douglas Irby explains to the members how his rainwater collection system operates. The Garden Club met Thursday, March 10th at the home of Douglas and Geneva Irby. Mr. Irby gave a very informative presentation on Rainwater Collection & Filtration and Earth Box Gardening sharing how he utilizes these methods in his daily life.

The Garden Club will meet on April 14th at 8:30 a.m. at the Gazebo for a trip to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center & Barton Springs Nursery.

We will also be meeting Tuesday, April 12th at 9:00 a.m. for “Beautification on the Square” which is the pre-Homecoming cleanup. Members are asked to please bring their yard tools.



Garden Club members Jan Lynn, Janie Ahrendt, Priscilla Brister, Lee Marks, and Linda Conn are seen enjoying the presentation by Douglas Irby. Garden Club members Jan Lynn, Janie Ahrendt, Priscilla Brister, Lee Marks, and Linda Conn are seen enjoying the presentation by Douglas Irby.

The March Garden Club meeting was hosted by Paulette Schulze (pictured far left) and co-hosted by Leonard Kastner, Alice Kastner, and Loretta Church. The March Garden Club meeting was hosted by Paulette Schulze (pictured far left) and co-hosted by Leonard Kastner, Alice Kastner, and Loretta Church.

Relaxing out of the sun during a brief break at the meeting are Mary Ann Hillegeist, Host Douglas Irby, and Donald Boriack. Relaxing out of the sun during a brief break at the meeting are Mary Ann Hillegeist, Host Douglas Irby, and Donald Boriack.

Mary Ann Hillegeist, Linda Conn, ,along with Karen and Donald Boriack look on as Douglas Irby explains “Earth Box Gardening” to the members of the Lexington Garden Club. Mary Ann Hillegeist, Linda Conn, ,along with Karen and Donald Boriack look on as Douglas Irby explains “Earth Box Gardening” to the members of the Lexington Garden Club.

Sharon Murphy and Lou Peebles also enjoyed the presentation on rain water collection and earth box gardening. Sharon Murphy and Lou Peebles also enjoyed the presentation on rain water collection and earth box gardening.

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