Thanks to fundraising events, the Mill Creek Garden Club handed out checks to some very grateful students at two local schools and to the Global Director at one local charitable foundation in February.
With all the wet, windy and gloomy days we’ve experienced this winter, the search for any hint of spring was even more urgent for Mill Creek Garden Club members and guests who boarded a bus for the jaunt down I-5 to the NW Flower and Garden Show.
“It was a dark and stormy night.” Well not really, but it was an inclement Tuesday morning when a dozen intrepid Garden Club members headed to Mount Vernon for a pre-Halloween visit to Gordon’s Skagit Farms.
Thanks to the planning of their Excursion Committee, a group of Mill Creek Garden Club members and their guests took an autumn walk in the woods, or more explicitly, the amazing Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden in the Highlands area of north Seattle.
How do I put “shine” into words when probably 30-40 pictures would say it best? Since this isn’t a picture book, let me put fingers to keyboard to convey mental images of the gardens, their owners and the tour goers of last Saturday’s Mill Creek Garden Tour.
Get off to an early start on Saturday, June 24th: First participate in the “Run of the Mill” 5K Walk/Run event. Then change into casual attire, and leisurely stroll through the not often seen backyards of the six lovely gardens open for the 3rd Annual Mill Creek Garden Tour.
Enthusiastic Mill Creek Garden Club volunteers will be making two special appearances in the community to sell tickets to their upcoming Mill Creek Garden Tour, scheduled for Saturday, June 24th, and to share information about their terrific club to those interested.