Tag Archives: gardening

Life Lessons from the Garden, with Sharon Chader

Mankato, MN, Retirement Communities Our residents enjoyed the wide variety of beautiful flowers home-grown by Mrs. Sharon Chader. We learned how fun and easy it is to make our own floral arrangements In July we were lucky enough to have volunteer, Mrs. Sharon Chader, do a demo on floral arrangements. She has beautiful gardens at… Read More »

Master Gardener Shares Secrets at Primrose

Master Gardener Connie Smith Master Gardener Connie Smith shares her gardening secrets Finalist Container Winners (l to r): Niki Friend, herb/vegetable container; Master Gardener, Connie Smith; Judy Reinshield, flowering container; and Beverly Morningstar, succulent container. Zanesville, OH, Senior LivingOn Tuesday, May 14th, OSU Master Gardner, Connie Smith presented “The Secrets to Successful Container Gardens” at… Read More »

Horns Enjoy Activities at Primrose

Homer and Johnnita Harn, front and center, at the tour of the local Aviation Support Center The Horns display their pen and pencil collection Homer and Johnnita all decked out for the Western Party Johnnita catching fish Fishing as a spectator sport The Horns enjoying evening card games On a tour of a local mfg.… Read More »

Residents Enjoy Garden Club

Residents enjoy gardening club Council Bluffs PrimroseIt was no big surprise that many ladies at the Council Bluffs Primrose grabbed their gloves and put on their hats to join the Gardening Club — gardening has always been a hobby to many of them. The Club’s first priority was visiting Diller Greenhouses where they partnered up… Read More »

Container Gardening at Lancaster Primrose

Residents enjoy container gardening Several Lancaster residents were talking about all the fresh vegetables they enjoy in the summer time, so a few of the master gardeners decided to try a “container garden.” Executive Director Tom Wyszynski donated all the plants to their project. So far they have some beautiful tomatoes, broccoli and peppers —… Read More »

Outdoor Fun at Bismarck Primrose

Residents prepare for gardening Residents build bird feeders Bismarck PrimroseThe sun is shining and the temperatures are comfortable, and at the Bismarck Primrose active seniors enjoy the outdoors in many ways. One popular activity this summer is gardening. To provide for all the members of the garden club, feed troughs from a farm supply store… Read More »

Spring Parties at our Senior Community in Grand Island

Spring was celebrated with a “Welcome Spring” party at the Primrose Retirement Community in Grand Island, NE. Signs of spring have sprouted, risen and bloomed throughout the community. The party for seniors included sharing favorite memories about the signs of spring, discussing what the various spring colors reminded us of and the residents and staff… Read More »