Garden Forum hosts flower show
The Garden Forum of the Greater Youngstown Area Inc. recently hosted its June Flower Show at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks. The theme of the show was, “Countdown to 2020,” which will be the Forum’s 90th anniversary.
Blue ribbons in design were awarded to Millie Campean, Mary Lou Flere and Joyce Dunbar, all of Gleaners Garden Club, and to Lauren Mangino of Nature Lovers Garden Club who also won the special award in design for “The First Ten,” representative of the original 10 garden clubs that founded the Forum.
Blue ribbons in horticulture were awarded to:
Mary Schall, Austintown Garden Club
Barbara Murray, Garden Gate Garden Club of Poland
Millie Campean, Gleaners
Marianne Hilderhoff, Immaculate Heart of Mary Garden Club
Peggy Potts, Johnny Appleseed Garden Club
Madeline Pedaline, Member-at-large
Lauren Mangino, Nature Lovers
Sheila Bowman, Nature Lovers
Rosemary Fller, Nature Lovers
Cindy Salerno, Nature Lovers
Salerno also earned the special award for her entry of a white astilbe specimen.
Celebration plans for the Forum’s 90th anniversary are underway.