2023 May ECHO

Hi Garden Club Members,

Here’s information about upcoming events.   May 22 is our General Membership Meeting

and if your garden needs some additions, the club plants sales listed below are a good place to shop. 

Happy Gardening,

Joyce Voldal, ELWD Mailout


WHO:  Garden Club Members and guests (bring a friend, perhaps one interested in joining a garden club)

WHAT: East Lake Washington District of Garden Clubs, General Membership Meeting

WHERE: St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2650 148th Ave S.E. Bellevue 98007

WHEN: Monday, May 22, 2023 

WHY: To meet together in person with other clubs, have lunch, hear great speakers,

      be inspired and have FUN with garden club friend   

COST: $10.00 per person for lunch and two programs

RSVP: Reservations required so we have accurate count for food and seating

     RSVP DEADLINE: Thursday p.m. May 18th to Joyce Voldal, javoldal@hotmail.com or 425-712-7638 or text 425-445-6831


9:30-10:00    Registration and Coffee

10:00          Program: Recycling information, provided by speaker from Ridwell     

11:00          ELWD Meeting

11:30-12:30    Lunch provided by Terra Tillers Garden Club

12:30 – 1:30  Design Program: Jeannie Lindquist, a member of the International Guild of Miniature Artisans,

            will present a program “Designs Large & Small”

We will have a fundraising raffle of items provided by Elawags (designer’s guild), Pine Lake & West Sammamish Garden Clubs

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5   

DISTRICT PROJECT – Friday May 19th BBG Work Day   9:45 – 11:30.

Contact June Ann Hassebroek:   juneannhas@aol.  or 425-922-8143 if you can participate.


CLUB EVENTS :  Open to the public

Saturday May 13th –  Pine Lake Garden Club Plant Sale, 9:30 AM – Noon

      Sammamish  Presbyterian Church,  22522 NE Inglewood Hill Rd Sammamish WA 98074

     From our gardens to yours – sharing locally grown plants, green success stories, and a few cautionary tales.

Saturday May 13th – Woodinville Garden Club Plant Sale , 9AM until sold out

      Woodinville Alliance Church, 13940 NE 166th St    Woodinville, WA 98072 

      We hold our plant sale every year the Saturday before Mothers Day. Shop our proven tomato varieties,

      sun and shade hanging baskets, perennials from our own gardens, color spots, table baskets and kokodema f

      ern and moss balls. Please check our website for more information.  https://woodinvillegardenclub.org

Saturday June 17th – Issaquah & Sammamish Garden Clubs –  Combined Plant Sale 9 AM until sold out

      Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front ST S Issaquah, WA 98027

        Besides plants, there will be a bake sale and garage sale tables.

Saturday June 24th – Woodinville Garden Club –  22nd Tour of Gardens 10 AM – 4 PM

      This self-drive tour will give you private access to five amazing gardens.

      Tickets are $25 and available mid-May at Molbak’s, Woodinville; Wells Medina Nurser, Bellevue; and Gray Barn Nursery, Redmond

      Buy online at https://woodinvillegardenclub.org for an additional $2 handling fee.

      Tickets are limited in quantity, so buy yours early. Children except babes-in-arms will need tickets.   

      See website for further information.


East Lake Washington District website: https://elwd.org 

National Garden Club: https://gardenclub.org

Pacific Region: pacificregiongardenclubs.org

Other Items of Interest to Gardeners

Saturday, May 13th  10 am to 3 pm  Pollinator Fest

21 Acres, 13701 NE 171st St. Woodinville WA 98072

A celebration of pollinators and springtime.  Informative lectures

pollinator-themed presentations, a children’s farm tour and

tours of the pollinator gardens on the 21 Acres Farm.

Check out the Elisabeth Miller Library’s website:  https://depts.washington.edu/hortlib/events/garden-tours-plantsales/

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