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       Fishing Creek Herb Guild                            St. Luke Church   

          9 St. Luke's Way                                         Bloomsburg, Pa. 17815               

                                            Barton House Gardens
Our Guild Committee has been busy getting this garden ready for visitors to the Fair. Check out the gardens by clicking on the Barton Gardens web link.
Thanks to the Trip Committee for planning the bus trip to the New York Finger Lakes Region. More pictures can be viewed at the Garden Trips web page.
Our next Herb Guild meeting will be Thursday, 
October 19th, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Luke Church, 
Lightstreet. Our program, Cooking with Lavender, will be presented by Melissa Kashi of Gracies Lavender Farm. The herb of the month is also our herb of the year, Ginger, with an herb study by Cecilia K.
Our September program was on the topic, Culinary Spice Mixes researched by Toni Farides. Our group combined an assortment of spices together to create two culinary mixes to take along. 
Thanks to our August guest, MaryAnn Haladay, who spoke on the topic of Pa's Native Beauties:  Native Plants, Monarchs and More! Her resources can be viewed by clicking on the last web link on the list at the left side of this page: Native Beauties Resources. 
A big THANK YOU to chair Linda B and her committee for their work on the Bloomsburg Fair Herb Guild Exhibit. This can be seen at the entrance to the Agriculture Building on the right side. The committee includes:  Linda B, Linda K, Ruth L, Bonnie B, Pat G, Barb C, Toni F, Marion K and Ashlee M. 
Tear down will be Sunday, Oct. 1st at 10 am. Members are encouraged to assist.
September Bus Trip - Our guild group went to the New York Finger Lakes area for a tour of Cornell Botanic Gardens, Sonnenberg Gardens and a paddle boat ride on Lake Canandaigua. Pictures from the trip are on the Garden Trips and Events web page.

The Park Little Library needs to restock book and 

magazine for our lending library. Gardening topics, cookbooks and children's books are popular, though all books are welcome. Give them to Tammy at the next meeting.


Longwood Gardens
Herb of the Year:  
Ginger Zingiber 
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