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GARDEN CLUB OF LAKE PLACID: Handy dandelions

June 12, 2014
Lake Placid News

Tip of the Month

Ever think about eating weeds? How about dandelion greens? Did you know they are high in Vitamin A, C, B Complex and many trace minerals? They contain more protein than spinach. You can also make wine, beer and jelly with the blossoms.

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Happenings

Here is the calendar of happenings for the Garden Club of Lake Placid in June.

June 13: Adopt-a-Highway meeting at Howard Johnson's for a Dutch treat breakfast, 10 a.m. for work session

June 18: At 5:30 p.m., the monthly meeting will be at the Northwood School. Club members will demonstrate "E-Z, 5-minute centerpiece arrangements." Refreshments will be light snacks by members.

June 19: A fashion show will be held at the Westport Pub and Tavern, sponsored by Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club. This is the 27th annual luncheon-fashion show. Social starts at 11:30 a.m., the luncheon at noon. Please come in groups of three if possible. Price is $22 per ticket, and reservations are required. Please send the money to Martina Gouier at 191 Daniels Road, Essex, NY 12936.

June 20: At 10:30 a.m. we will start the June planting day at the garden across from the post office.

Anyone interested in joining us at any of these affairs is welcome. Call Sheila Venezia at 518-523-1440 or 518-637-3964.

 
 

 

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