Poplar Bluff Garden Club

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Poplar Bluff Garden Club Officers 2015-2016

Poplar Bluff Garden Club

  • Carol Talbott - Secretary
  • Jane Arnold - Treasurer
  • Freda Wilkerson - Corresponding Secretary
  • Sharon Beck - Vice-President
  • Becky Paxton - President
  • Sherry Wilson is installing officers
Member of:
National Garden Clubs, Inc.     
Central Region      
Southeast District of Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri 
Poplar Bluff Council of Federated Garden Clubs

Federated 1946
Life and Honorary Members
Ms. Raymond Nelson
Ms. Rolin Duncan 1994
Ms. Bruce Ploetze 1997
Ms. Fannie Fuqua 1998
Ms. Ilaha Bunn and Ms. Nellie Olson 1999
Ms. Katie Findlay 2001
Ms. Sherry Wilson 2002
Ms. Nancy Segall 2005
Ms. Alana DeBord 2008
Mr. Floyd Findlay 2009
Ms. Cindy Boyers 2010
Ms. Meg LaPlante 2012

Central Region Life Member
Ms. Sherry Wilson 2013

National Life and Honorary Member
Ms. Judy Duncan 2005

Our Poplar Bluff Garden Club visiting the Poplar Bluff High School Green HousePoplar Bluff Garden Club

The Blue Star Memorial Dedication at the Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield was
an inspiring day and presentation. (2015)


Our Poplar Bluff Garden Club went to the little town of New Madrid, MO on the banks of the Mississippi River on Fri, Dec. 12, 2014, and part of our trip was touring the New Madrid Earth Quake Museum. New Madrid is famous because it was the epicenter of the big 1811 earth quake that shook pretty much the whole nation. It sits right on a major fault line in the USA.
Then N.M. played a big part in the Civil War too--all documented in their Museum.


Poplar Bluff Garden Club's trip to New Madrid, MO. On Fri, Dec. 12, 2014, to the Hunter-Dawson House in New Madrid, MO. decorated for Xmas the way it would have been done back then. No electric lights. Most furniture was the original furniture that Miranda Hunter picked out for the house. I love these old historical homes. It's fun to try to imagine what it would have been like to have lived in that era on the cusp of the Civil War.

1. The Hunter-Dawson House
2. Our guide Mike giving a little background and history to those interested before entering the house.
3. The formal dining table. Notice the celery in the crystal vase as part of the Xmas décor. There was another on other end of table.

Slideshow from 2012 Wappapello Festival of Lights Click Here

Members of Poplar Bluff Garden Club gather to plant Stella D'oro
daylilies and a variety of daffodil bulbs on a sloping embankment at the old
Union Pacific Railroad Depot (hopefully to be restored) in Poplar Bluff. October 2014

Members of Poplar Bluff Garden Club work diligently to plant
Stella D'oro daylilies and a variety of daffodil bulbs on a sloping
embankment at the old Union Pacific Depot (hopefully to be restored) in
Poplar Bluff. October 2014


Judy Smith, craftsman and artist shares her expertise in creating works of art using gourds at a April 2014 meeting.


Poplar Bluff Garden Club ladies planted a variety of bulbs on an
embankment on Hwy O near Poplar Bluff, MO. Nov. 2013

1.  Connie, Judy, & Freda
2.  Ladies of PBGC busy at work
3.  Meg LaPlante (Carol Talbott in b.g.)

It will be fun in spring to see how many bulbs came up.  There should be
something blooming over a period of about three months.

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