Bayou Vista Garden Club members attended the Louisiana Garden Club Federation Convention March 26-28 in Baton Rouge. From left are club Vice President Jo Ann Ryan, club President Donna Bucci and state President Yvette Hebert at a visit to the Imahara’s Botanical Gardens in St. Francisville.
Bayou Vista Garden Club members, Donna Bucci and Jo Ann Ryan participated in the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. Annual Convention in Baton Rouge.
Patterson Garden Club planted a tree in honor of former Patterson mayor James L. “Jimmy” Bernauer as part of its Arbor Day celebration held Feb. 21. On hand for the event were, from left, Frank Guarisco, Councilman Larry Mendoza, Rosa Butler, Mayor Rodney Grogan, Linda Thomas, Evelyn Estay, Gretchen Lambert, Daisy Leblanc, Angela Shilling-Boyles, Leona Smith, Karla Adams, Johnny Cutrera, Jacob Cutrera, Bernauer and his wife, Lena, and daughter Terri Burnside, and L.B. Cutrera.
Patterson Garden Club held an Arbor Day ceremony Feb. 21 at Hattie Watts Elementary in Patterson. Students gave tree-related presentations.
Jimmy Flanagan, St. Mary Parish LSU AgCenter Extension Service agent, was guest speaker for the February Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting.