Wayside Garden Club discusses essential oils


The January meeting of the Wayside Garden Club started by having the nine members in attendance answer the question, “What is your favorite herbal fragrance?”

The committee reports followed the reading of the minutes and the Treasurer’s report.

For the Program Committee, Marcia Lawyer reported that she is compiling a list of various possibilities for our Gardener’s Day Out. She will present this list to be voted on.

Doris McManis, for the Publicity Committee stated that she has submitted the club’s upcoming activities for publication in the Garden Path.

Mary Fuller, for the Fair Flower Show passed out a copy of the 2016 Flower Show schedule.

Charlotte Benedict, County Contact, announced the date of the next planning meeting for the April 2016 Regional Meeting. It will be held on Feb. 20 at 9:00 a.m., location to be announced.

After adjournment, the evening’s program ‘Essential Oils and Uses’ was presented by Erica Grooms. She gave the historical background of the uses of these essential oils as well as the many applications.

The evening’s refreshments were provided by Mandy Rocks and Kathy Lindstedt.