DISTRICT VI - Baton Rouge Garden Club Baton Rouge LA Deeds and Doings
Flower Show School November 6-7, Metairie
ABOVE: These Baton Rouge Garden Club members attended the Flower Show Judges School on November 6 & 7, 2023 in Metairie. (L- R) Clara Earl. Alisa Janney, and Janet Taylor, BRGC president.
LEFT: Course Instructor - Flower Show School
November 4-5 Laissez Les Bonnes Fleurs Roulez Baton Rouge Garden Club
Photos by Donna Moran
Photos by Vicky Fannaly
Baton Rouge Garden Club members attended LGCF District Six meeting on October 25, 2023, in Hammond, LA. Left to right Clara Earl, Patricia Vizier, Cynthia Moran, standing Ruth Delhomme, Janet Taylor, president, Gail Lonibos, and JoAnn Fryling
District VI Garden Clubs President's meeting held June 16 at Middendorf's: Clara Earl, Alisa Janey, Gail Lonibos, Ruth Delhomme, Cindy Moran
On May 19,2023 the Baton Rouge Garden Club presented it’s Elaine Umphries Memorial Scholarship Award to Kolin Bilbrew, a junior at Southern University in Urban Forestry and Natural Resources.
Pictured from left to right are JoAnn Fryling, chairman of the Baton Rouge Garden Club’s Scholarship program, Kolin Bilbrew and Dr. Zhu H. Ning, chair of Urban Forestry and Natural Resources at Southern University.
Each year this scholarship award is funded by the Baton Rouge Garden Club’s Tablescapes Flower Show.
What: installation of officers
Who: Baton Rouge Garden Club When: May 19, 2023 Where: Portabella’s Italian Restaurant On May 29, the Baton Rouge Garden Club held their New Officers Installation at Portabella’s Italian Restaurant. Pictured in the front row from left to right are Clara Earl, Donna Moran who is the LGCF District V1 Director,Susie Smith and Cindy Moran. In the back row left to right are Kelly Hebert, Sharon Harley,Mary Wilson, Janet Taylor,Alisa Janney and Patricia Vizier.
TABLESCAPES February 25-26, 2023
Members of the Louisiana Water Color Society enjoyed seeing their original artwork interpreted into table settings and flower arrangements by the Baton Rouge Garden Club members at its annual Tablescapes Flower Show held at the Baton Rouge Garden Center February 25th and 26th, 2023. The event was fun and well attended with all proceeds benefitting the garden club’s scholarship foundation fund.
Ribbon Cutting & Dedication January 20 - Noon
The Baton Rouge Garden Club raised funds to have New Orleans artist, Juan Karlo Randolph, paint a wall-size sign for its garden center. He chose a stand of purple irises, the club flower, to adorn the entire north side of the building. Please join us in celebration of a talented artist and a gift of beauty to our city. Mr. Randolph will be in attendance at the ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for noon on Friday, January 20, 2023 in the oak grove adjacent to the building, 7950 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
FALL FASHIONISTA FLING - Covington Garden Club November 10, 2022
These BR Garden Club members attended the Covington Garden Club's Fall Fashionista Fling held November 10 at the Lake Ponchartrain Basin Maritime Museum. (L to R) Ruth Delhomme, Clara Earl, Cindy Moran, Janet Taylor and BRGC President Ruby Homayssi.
SAVE THE DATE! November 5-6 - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The photos were taken Thursday, May 12, when Baton Rouge Garden Club members, hosted the LGCF Judges and the City Parish employees representatives at a brief breakfast prior to the judging. Baton Rouge did earn 1st place in category J in District VI, 2022.
Afternoon Tea - May 1, 2022
Please join us on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70806 for afternoon tea in an elegant setting of cloth napkins and tablecloths. Baton Rouge Garden Club is dedicating funds raised to the beautification of the exterior of the Baton Rouge Garden Center. Cost $35.00 per person. The program includes a display of antique tea implements and tableware and a hat contest. Please enjoy a stroll through the surrounding gardens after the tea. This is a great event to enjoy with a friend or loved one. We hope you'll join us!
April 2022 Re-dedication Garig Oak Tree
Tablescapes - March 19-20, 2022
Baton Rouge Garden Club, Spring 2022
We had a February workshop to create 25 petite dried material designs and then used them for display in our LSU Home and Garden Show booth in March. Last week we donated them to the Old Jefferson Community Care Center. This was the center where Jeanette Gatzman was a guest during the spring. Baton Rouge Garden Club, Spring 2022
Members of the Louisiana Water Color Society are seeing their artwork interpreted at the Baton Rouge Garden Club’s annual Tablescapes Flower Show. The show is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday March 19-20, 2022 at the Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. A $5 donation will be collected at the door benefits the garden club’s scholarship foundation fund. The art submissions to the garden club will be interpreted by its members as table settings and flower arrangements. The original art will be displayed beside each tablescape.