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July 26, 2015
Annual JEH New Member
Pot Luck Bar-B-Que Lunch
and Installation of
New Officers for the 2015-2016 Year

Date:  Sunday -7/26/2015
Place:  Barbara Oster's Home
Time:  1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Bring:  A potluck lunch item to share
Welcome:  All old and new members/friends

Call Barbara - 239-542-7601
or Wanda - 239-936-4675
for directions or more information!
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June 15, 2015
"PHOTOS FROM MY GARDEN"
JEH member and hybridizer,
Frank Heffernan has been sending
Hibiscus seeds to Rev Durai,
a Missionary in Malaysia.
He recently sent Frank this note,
"Thank you for blessing me
with all these lovely blooms.
They are all from you."
   
   
   
     
Thank you Rev Durai and
Frank Heffernan for sharing
these lovely blooms.
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FEBRUARY 8, 2015 GENERAL MEETING
was Member Demonstration Day!

Great Presentations by our own members
on Pruning, by Paul Zinszer and Terry Martin,
  


Starting more plants by Sticking,
Shown by our member Pat LaCoste
  

and Hybridizing to 
Grow New Varieties 
by member, Frank Heffernan
  

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JEH BOARD MEMBERS AFTER
TENDING TO THE HIBISCUS AREA
AT GARDEN COUNCIL GARDENS:
 
GENERAL MEETING AT
FAMOUS DAVE'S
OCTOBER 13, 2013
 
  
  
  
  
                
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MARCH IN THE PARK
Saturday, March 9, 2013
 
 
  
Garden Club of Cape Coral
Annual Plant Sale
at Jaycee Park in Cape Coral.
JEH has a table to promote Hibiscus,
and Exotic Hibiscus Nursery
Owner and Grower
Curt Sinclair had a
Hibiscus Plant Sale
booth next to ours.
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JEH FIELD TRIP
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Naples Botanical Gardens
4820 Bayshore Drive
Naples, FL 34112
  
  
  
  
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January 22, 2013
Field Trip to Powell's Nursery,
6366 Elliott St, Punta Gorda,
 
  
followed by lunch,
 
  
Then to the
Pottery Express Bamboo Nursery
25370 Zemel Rd, Punta Gorda.
  
  
Thank you to, Paul Zinszer, our
Field Trip Co-ordinator for arranging
another great Field Trip!
 
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December 1, 2012
The JEH Annual Christmas Party
was held at Famous Dave's in Ft Myers,
where our members came together to
bring fresh blooms for our Hibiscus Tree,
and share in much fun and laughter!
  
  
 
We enjoyed some great food,
   
    
and there was even a visit from
Santa and his Favorite Reindeer,
to help Exchange White Elephant Gifts.
  
   
  
    
   
What fun gifts they were, and even
Santa and his Favorite Reindeer received a gift!
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FAREWELL
August 17, 2012
Members met at the home
of Gil and Helen Gilinsky
to wish them well as they
prepare to move from their
Sanibel home
to Colorado to live
near one of their daughters.
They have been faithful JEH members,
and we are really going to miss them.
 
 
 
APRIL 24, 2012
SPRING FIELD TRIP
to LaBelle, Florida to tour
Curt Sinclair's
Exotic Hibiscus Nursery
Curt took us through his green houses
and showed us his Butterfly inventory
and the Plants that attract them,
and his green houses where he
roots, grafts, and hybridizes
Exotic Hibiscus Plants.
 
  
Curt is a Past AHS National President,
and a Member of our JEH Chapter.
After the tour, Carl Powell, also a
former AHS National President,
joined Curt and our group for lunch
at Forrey Grill in Downtown LaBelle.
   
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APRIL 14, 2012
ANNUAL PICNIC
Due to an unexpected brisk
wind coming off the river,
we moved our Annual Picnic
from Jaycee Park in Cape Coral
to the home of our Chapter VP,
Barbara Oster, who lives nearby.
We were able to enjoy the day's planned
activities of a Potluck Picnic Lunch,
an afternoon of socializing,
and a Grafting Demonstration
by JEH member, Paul Zinszer.
  
  
  
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MARCH IN THE PARK
MARCH 10, 2012
The Garden Club of Cape Coral
sponsored their annual plant sale
at Jaycee Park.  We were given a booth 
to promote Hibiscus and our Chapter.
We teamed up with Curt Sinclair of
Exotic Hibiscus Nursery, who had the
booth next to ours to sell
Hibiscus Plants and Butterflies.
 
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SANIBEL FIELD TRIP
MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012


JEH members toured the
Sanibel Moorings Gardens,
followed by lunch at Traders,
a visit to the
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
Native Plant Nursery,
and a stop at JEH members,
Gil and Helen Gillinsky's home.
 
 



DECEMBER 3, 2011

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY

We'd like to share some pictures with you
from this year's Christmas Party,
which was held at Famous Dave's.
The food was delicious,
our members brought fresh hibiscus blooms
for our Christmas Tree,
Mr. & Mrs Santa stopped by,
there were gifts for everyone,
Many people responded about
what a great party it was.