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Olympia Garden Club Meeting


Social hour, plant sale, business meeting -- followed by: Design of the Month: “The Wind Was a Torrent of Darkness Among the Gusty Trees" Afred Noyes -Multi Rhythm – Joanne Sandell. Horticulture Topic: Dahlia bulb exchange, dividing and sharing – Kathie Roberts. Lunch: Please bring your sack lunch. Program: Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way: Steve Hootman is the Executive Director of the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden. Under his direction, the Botanical Garden has become one of the finest and most complete collections of species rhododendrons in the world. He has led many rhododendron expeditions into Asia and is considered to be one of the world’s finest collectors and expedition leaders. His knowledge of rhododendrons and many other genera is exceptional. Hands-On: “Get more plants for free – taking cuttings of shrubs” - Gail Gibbard and other members demonstrate. Visitors are always welcome.