Wild at Heart:
Borrowed Landscapes & Wildflowers in the Garden
Presented by Emma Seniuk
Wild at Heart: Borrowed Landscapes & Wildflowers in the Garden
Presented by Emma Seniuk
On April 14th HSSJ welcomes Emma Seniuk to HSSJ. Her “Wild at Heart” program touches on using borrowed scenery and wildflowers in a garden setting. By using natural landscapes and floral displays as inspiration, the gardener is able to emulate and encourage self sown plants and successional blooms. Emma’s experience at the Great Dixter House and Garden in England influenced her designs that combine the best growing conditions for plants with how they look in space. She will show settings of wild plants in nature whose effect may be replicated, with work, in cultivated gardens.
About Our Speaker . . .
Emma Seniuk is an avid advocate of the naturalistic style of gardening. She currently works as the Vegetable and Cut Flower Gardener at Chanticleer Garden in Wayne, PA. Her extensive horticulture experience includes working at the Great Dixter House and Garden in East Sussex, England; Mt. Cuba Center; beekeeping; growing heirloom vegetables. She has traveled throughout Europe and Hawaii visiting gardens.
Important Message for Club Members
We will be in need of new Executive Board members due to June and Ernie Gresier, and your newsletter editor leaving the board in June 2015.
Requirements: A willingness to attend monthly Executive Board meetings on the first Tuesday of the month. Those meetings are held at the Camden County Environmental Center on Park Boulevard, Cherry Hill. Meetings start at 7:00pm and are usually completed by 9:00pm. Each board member has four jobs to accomplish
1. The immediate job you signed on for
2. To vote when required
3. To conduct the business of the club and share your good ideas and thoughts
4. To ‘volunteer’ to take a project on, outside of the scope of Board position
• First Vice President/Program: Twyla Bevilacqua is moving up to become the President. Maunie Sgobbo will remain as 2nd Vice President. This person takes care of the programs for the year, which consists of researching suitable speakers, being in contact with them, making travel arrangements to come to the club, and so on.
• Newsletter Editor: This person collects submissions, edits, and distributes the monthly newsletter via email and snail mail.
• Fund Raising Chairperson: This person maintains the plant and craft table each month, selling items to benefit the club.
• Member at Large: This person sits on the Executive Board and assists where needed throughout the year. The person may move up to a different position on the Board later on or remain in that position.
These positions need to be filled in time for the May and June Elections.
Please let June know as soon as possible if you have an interest in helping out your club by taking on a position on the Executive Board. Contact June at (856) 667-7135
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