Print Garden clubs from all over to visit Verde Valley
Written by Corwin Gibson   
Friday, 22 March 2013 00:00

With spring in the air, local organizations and clubs have numerous events in the pipeline to get people motivated to make the most of the season, and the Sedona Area Garden Club is doing its part by hosting the Arizona Federated Garden Club Convention which opens Monday, April 1, at Poco Diablo Resort in Sedona.

Max Licher, left, and Clare Licher, right, will present a shop tour and seminar on distilling essential oils from plants at the Arizona Federated Garden Club 2013 Convention.The 79th annual convention brings together garden clubs from all over the state and features panel discussions and seminars on a wide range of topics, from floral design to container gardening to birding.

Among the speakers and guests are National Garden Club President Shirley Nicolai and Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs President Carol Parrott, as well as experts in various fields, like architect and botanist Max Licher, and Ruth Loomis, an expert on African violets, among others.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, March 20, edition of The Camp Verde Journal or the Cottonwood Journal Extra.