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Rahmlow, H. J. (ed.) / Wisconsin horticulture
Vol. XXX (September 1939/July-August 1940)

Wisconsin horticulture, vol. 30, no. 9: May, 1940,   pp. [241]-272


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WISCONSIN  HORTICULTURE 
     SUMIMER CONVENTION 
 WISCONSIN GARDEN CLUB 
        FEDERATION 
     Eagle River, July 27-28 
E AGLE RIVER and the Nicolet 
    National Forest will be the 
scene of the annual summer con- 
vention of the Wisconsin Garden 
Club Federation this year. The 
meeting will be held on Saturday 
and Sunday, July 27-28. 
  The afternoon of Saturday will 
be devoted to a dedication cere- 
mony for the Wisconsin school 
children's forest which is located 
about 7Y2 miles northeast of 
Eagle River in the Nicolet Na- 
tional Forest. 
  Eagle River is in the center of 
the resort district. Present plans 
include staying at some resort 
where recreation can be enjoyed. 
Our second vice-president, Mrs. 
Fra.k Quimby, of Racine, is mak- 
ing the arrangements. Further de- 
tails will be announced in our 
next issue. 
    TRAVEL DIRECTIONS 
  SPRING FLOWER SHOW 
  Wisconsin Garden Club Federation 
  Wauwatosa Recreational Building 
          May 17-18-19 
A LL cars should head for the Wau- 
    watosa Recreational Building on 
May 17-18-19 for the Spring Flower 
Show of the Wisconsin Garden Club 
Federation. 
  The Recreational Building is in the 
City of Wauwatosa, not far from the 
Wauwatosa Railroad Depot. We sug- 
gest inquiring for directions to the 
heart of the city of Wauwatosa and 
then to the Railroad Depot, from 
which the Recreational Building may 
be seen. 
           Directions 
  Dr. arl Schwendener gives us t'he 
followi g directions: 
  Frors the North: Go to Capitol 
Drive, which is Highway 16. Then 
south on Wauwatosa Avenue or Coun- 
ty Trunk P and N. 76th Street. Oin 
Harwood Avenue turn right, and at the 
stop sign at the bottom of the hill, turn 
left on W. State St. 
  Coming from the West on highways 
18-19-59, go to County Trunk 100 which 
NATIONAL COUNCIL, STATE 
  GARDEN CLUB FEDERA- 
     TION CONVENTIONS 
  June 18-20. Wentworth-by-the- 
Sea, New    Hampshire, Annual 
meeting. Wentworth House. 
Chairman, Mrs. William Champ- 
lin, Rochester, N. H. 
  October 7-9. French Lick 
Springs, Indiana. Semi - annual 
meeting. French Lick Springs 
Hotel Chairman, Mrs. E. C. Cline, 
207 S. Eighteenth St., Richmond, 
Ind. 
     COMING WISCONSIN 
       FLOWER SHOWS 
  May 17-18-19. Wauwatosa. 
State  Flower Show, Auspices 
Wisconsin Garden Club Federa- 
tion, in Wauwatosa Recreational 
Building. 
  May 18-19. Town and Country 
Garden Club of Lake Geneva 
Flower Show. To be held in Hor- 
ticultural HalL Opens 12 M. Sat- 
urday, May 18. 
  May 25. West Side Garden 
Club of Madison Flower Show 
in the garden of Mrs. S. L. Ode- 
gaard, Northwest Shore Lake 
Mendota, Beyond Pheasant 
Branch. 2 to 6 p.m. 
  June 7-8. Jefferson  Garden 
Club 10th Annual Flower Show, 
Jefferson. 
  June 7-8. Sixth Annual Iris 
Show, Wisconsin Iris Society. 
Gimbel's Store, Milwaukee. Ad- 
mission 15c. 
  June 8. West Allis. Annual 
Flower Show by Hillcrest, Ju- 
neau Heights, and West Allis 
Garden Clubs and West Allis 
Recreation Department. Gymna- 
sium of West Allis High SchooL 
  June 22-23. National Peony 
Show. Mayo Civic Auditorium, 
Rochester, Minnesota. 
is also U. S. 45. Turn north to County 
Trunk 0 (Watertown Plank Road) 
which runs into Harwood Avenue. 
Continue until across the railroad 
tracks. Turn right at stop sign onto 
W. State Street. 
  From the Southwest, Highways 15- 
36, also go to County Trunk 100 as 
stated above. 
  From the South on Highway 41, go 
to W. State Street and then directly 
west to 72nd Street. 
  If coming by street car, take the 
Wells-Farwell line to N. 72nd from 
which it is a short walk. 
   WISCONSIN IRIS SHOW 
T HE    Wisconsin  Iris Society 
   will hold its sixth annual Iris 
show  on Friday and Saturday, 
June 7-8, in Gimbel's Store, Mil- 
waaukee. The showv will be open 
from 1:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Fri- 
(lay and from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 
p.m. on Saturday. Admission, 15c. 
  The show is becoming increas- 
ingly popular each year and we 
hope many of our members will 
attend. 
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