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Saturday, September 17, 2011

SOS By-Laws

Sirens of the Soil By-laws
Our Group will meet at least 13 times per year. Sept-Oct-Nov-Dec-Jan One time per month. (plus field trips) On the second Tuesday of each of these months
Feb- Mar-Apr-May two times per month (plus field trips) On the second and fourth Tuesday of these months
We will meet at a different garden each 2nd Tuesday of the Month and work from 8am-10am then eat a light brunch
which will be provided by the hostess (workers feel free to bring anything to add to the brunch if you desire.)
We will celebrate each birthday by bringing a small plant ,or seeds, or a similar small token to the birthday girl on the Month of their birthday.
We will have a Christmas Party in December.
June - July - August we will not meet unless we want to go on a field trip or do an activity together as it is too hot.
Each Siren will be responsible for the brunch inside or outside on the day we work at her home. She will also give a short For Your Information (FYI)

on a topic of her choice. (if you need Ideas contact Gwen/Larice.)
The hostess will be responsible to have the materials needed for the workday at her home when we arrive. (supplies such as landscape timbers, mulch, soil, etc)

If you need the other Siren workers to bring something such as loppers, wheellbarrows , newspaper etc please email them as to what you would like them to bring.
Sirens of the Soil need to be dependable and plan on being sportive of working in the Gardens on Workday .

If you feel you are unable to be consistent you may withdraw from the club to allow others who would like to join our group.

Please be sure to let me know if you can't be there or are ill on the workday. Strive not to be absent often if at all.

(I know we all get sick and since I wrote this I'll probably come down with something terrible.)
Bring your Gardening Bag to every Workday
If you have any questions or problems don't hesitate to call Gwen and discuss it with her.(769-4317)

Our first Sirens of the Soil Meeting was a big success even though our numbers were few. We had 8 members at our first meeting and missed those of you who weren't there. Carol Parsley, Larice Ochoa, Martha Kirk, Francis Conner, Linda? , Linda Hoosier, Margaret Butler and Mischelle Holland were there.
Mischelle Holland hosted our meeting. Mischelle had a list of things she wanted done. We divided and conquered her list. A few Sirens planted herb seeds for the wreath we made. We clean up her Sego Palm and gathered 100 pups. (It seemed like a 100.) Call Gwen if you want some pups. 769-4317. We cleaned her cucumber and strawberry bed. We planted tomatoes. Weeded her tropical beds around her beckoning pool and in the front yard. A few of us helped her make a very cute terra cotta pot wreath.
She shared a cute idea for a plant stake made from shish kabob skewers with a cork on top . (Forgot to take a picture.) You write the name of the plant on the cork.
We finished a little before 10 am and visited until the yummy Quiches were ready! We had asparagus,bacon quiches, a cranberry, goat cheese and walnut salad, Pudding Parfaits, Blueberry Crunch Pound cake. (This spelling is getting hard so overlook my misspelling I am too lazy to go get a dictionary.) It was a lovely day and the weather was good to us, so were the misquitoes as they stayed away.
Written by Gwen Ochoa