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Clear Lake Trowel & Trellis Garden Club
2010 Christmas Luncheon

Forty members and guests enjoyed the 2010 CLT&T Christmas luncheon. The centerpiece table arrangements were made by members of the Lake Kabatin Redbud Arrangers.

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2010 "Mum Memories" Annual Chrysanthemum Flower Show - View the page for this event
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2010 Daffodil Tea
The 2010 Daffodil Tea was a great success. The hall was even more beautiful than ever with all the gorgeous flowers and beautifully appointed tea tables. There were 96 members and guests in attendance and this year everyone went home with a door prize. An outstanding job was done by co-chairmen Linda Waterstraat and Carol Braebrook.
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2009 "Mum Song" Annual Chrysanthemum Flower Show - View the page for this event
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2009 District Awards
Clear Lake Trowel & Trellis Garden Club received 28 CGCI awards at the District Picnic that was held in Willits on June 24, 2009. District Awards Chairman Jo Shaul and District Director Gina Belle Smith( both CLTTGC members) presented the awards. President Claire Grieve and members Barbara Swanson and Linda Pyers recieved the awards on behalf of themselves and the club. Claire was also recognized by Director Smith along with all the outgoing presidents of the six clubs in the District. The Willits Garden Club hosted the event at the Willits City Recreation Grove. They served a delicious lunch in a very lovely setting. There were 40 district members attending. Also attending was the CGCI First Vice President Jullie West who installed the new District Officers.
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2009 New Officer Installation Picnic

We capped off the garden club year with a pot luck picnic June 16, 2009 at the Riveriera Heights clubhouse.
It was a fun evening with lots of good food and good company in a lovely setting overlookiing the lake.

It was also the installation of the new officers for the 2009-2010 term. Claire Grieve, outgoing President, installed the new President Jo Jameson, Vice President Jo Douville, Secretary Marva Brandt and Treasurer Heidi Thomason.

Also present was Gina Belle Smith our Mendo-Lake District Director.

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2009 Daffodil Tea
The Daffodil Spring Tea, March 17, 2009 was a big success as usual. We had lovely weather and a great turnout of about 85 members and guests. Lots of great food and lots of very nice door prizes.
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2008 "Dance of the Mums " Annual Chrysanthemum Flower Show - View the page for this event
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2008 "Dance of the Mums" Annual Chrysanthemum Flower Show Planning Meeting
Pictures from our planning meeting for our November 14, 2008 "Dance of the Mums" Chrysanthemum Show at Lakeport Yacht Club.
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2008 Club Excursion to Sweet Memories Butterfly Farm
June 23, 2008 Field Trip to Sweet Memories Butterfly Farm in Potter Valley. Several members toured the butterfly farm lead by owner DeeDee Nunn.
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2008 Annual Club Picnic
Our annual club picnic was held at the Lakeport Yacht Club on June 16th.
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Hansen, Linder, Dinsmore, Millberry Memorial Grove Bag Lunch Picnic
For the past year and a half some of our membership have been working to create and plant the Hansen, Linder, Dinsmore, Millberry Memorial Grove at the corner of 3rd and 4th streets in Lakeport. The land was donated to the city by Bob Millberry for the purpose of a native plant and wild flower walking park.

On May 6, 2008 the membership gathered at the park for a picnic and to view the progress. We were also there to view the redbud planted by the club in honor of Carol Kesey and the dogwood in honor of Jo and Jerry Shaul. Our President, Claire Grieve, planted forsythias in memory of her parents, and in honor of Bob Millbery, Carol Kesey, Jo and Jerry Shaul, and Jo Douville. Jo Douville planted a forsythia in honor of Claire. It was a beautiful day all around. The weather was perfect, the park looks great and a good time was had by all .
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2008 Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser
Our annual plant sale fundraiser was held on May 3, 2008.
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Hansen, Linder, Dinsmore, Millberry Memorial Grove Bag Lunch Picnic Work Party
April 2008. Work Party in Hanson-Linder-Dinsmore-Millberry Memorial Grove. Members prepare park for our Bag Lunch Picnic
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2008 Daffodil Tea
The 2008 Daffodill Tea on March 18th was a big success. There were 75 people in attendance. The pictures show the lovely basket arrangement made by Shirley Estrem, the table of specimens, the table of arrangemnets done by our memebers, the head table with our president's guests, the pictures of daffodils done by the second grade students in Pat Hopper's art class and some of the tables with their guests. A large number of the people in attendance went home with great door prizes donated by the members. Our Mistress of Ceremonies was Jo Jameson doing her usual superb job.
Chairman for the event was Linda Waterstraat who also did an outstanding job.
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2007 Club Excursion to Sweet Memories Butterfly Farm
On July 28, 2007 seventeen members and guests visited the Sweet Memories Butterfly Farm in Potter Valley. We were given the tour and lecture on raising Monarch and Painted Lady butterflies by the owner Dee Dee. It was both educational and inspiring. We all went home with tiny Monarch caterpillars and milkweed for them to feed on.
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2007 Mendo Lake District Garden Club Picnic and New District Officer Installation
The Mendo-Lake District Garden Club picnic on June 27, 2007 was hosted by Clear Lake Trowel & Trellis Garden Club at Kelly's Family Kamp. It was also the installation of the new District Director, Gina Belle Smith and her board who will serve for the next two years. There were 54 in attendance.
  Installation of our new District Director Gina Belle Smith and her board.
  Mendo-Lake District meeting.
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2007 Clear Lake Trowel & Trellis Garden Club Picnic and New Officer Installation
The 2007 CLT&T club picnic held at the home of Fred & Helaine Christensen was very well attended.  It was also the occasion of the installation of our new President, Claire Grieve and her board.  Before the installation a skit with outgoing president Gina Belle Smith, Jo Jameson, Nora Gerrard, Donna Isley and Claire participating presented a life membership to Carol Kesey.  She was also presented with a framed letter from City of Lakeport and a trellis full of well wishing cards from the membership.
  Installation of Claire Grieve, President, and her new board.
  Carol Kesey was honored with a life membership and a Trellis full of well wishing cards.
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2007 Daffodil Tea
The Daffodil Tea, Clear Lake Trowel & Trellis Garden Club's annual party was attended by approximately 81 members and guests. This year was a tremendous success due to the wonderful job our Chairman Linda Waterstraat did organizing the tea. She had the support of many members who donated gifts for the raffle and daffodills for the arrangements and specimen table. Many thanks to all of them. Everyone in attendance seemed to have a great time enjoying the nice sandwiches and desserts and the repartee of our Mistress of ceremony Jo Jameson.
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2005 Club Picnic and New Officer Installation
In June we had our club picnic, held at the Clear Lake State Park, it was a blessed beautiful day and lots of good company and fantastic food to share. This was a wonderful time to get acquainted with spouses. Sharon Thorne creatively presented an installation of incoming club officers using trees as an analogy. A big tasty cake was enjoyed as celebration of the clubs 50th Anniversary.
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2005 Heron Day Festival
Visitors to our booth learned about our club and native plants and their children were entertained making Heron masks at the Clear Lake State Park "Heron Day Festival" on April 23, 2005. In spite of the gloomy, rainy weather there were a good number of people checking us out and buying the native plants we had for sale.
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2005 Daffodil Tea
There were 72 members and their guests who enjoyed the annual "Daffodil Tea" on March 15, 2005. It was a lovely spring day and the hall was filled with beautifully set tea tables and flower arrangements. A good time was had by all there.
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2004 Annual Club Picnic
Everyone had a great time at our Club's annual potluck picnic.
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2004 Biennial Plant Sale
Our biennial plant sale was a great success!  Thank you to all of you who propogated plants and helped out at the sale.
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