Monthly Archives: January 2016

Memorial Services for Marty Ward

Paula Novander about Memorial Services for Marty Ward.

Marty has left the garden…. Saturday Jan. 8 late afternoon.

Some of us were able to see her after the Garden Council mtg. on Friday the 7th.

Just got the info on Marty’s Memorial Service at her church:
Saturday, January 16th at 2:00 p.m.
Faith Presbyterian
4544 Coronado Pkwy in Cape Coral

Afterwards there will be light snacks in the Fellowship Hall
(their website is they should have more info and have a map.

Obituary should be in Wed. News-Press.

The Garden Club of Cape Coral and the Potpourri Designers (and Royal Palm GC and Eclectic Designers) will host a “Gathering in the Garden” on Tuesday, Jan. 26th at 1:00 pm.

Potpourri Designers meet on Mon. at 1:00 pm and then the Eclectic Designers have a meeting that morning – so in honor of Marty we will have designs on view in Room 2.

We will also have finger foods and ice tea/ punch /water available in Room1. This is for anyone who wishes to share a hug with those of us who knew and loved Marty. Pictures and reminisces are welcome. I will have the Memorial Book available. Any notes or pictures are welcome (4 x 6)

Seats Available for March 3 Presentation

The Plant World of the Calusa: A View From Pine Island
Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Bonita Springs Public Library

South Florida was once the domain of the Calusa Indians, a powerful and complex society. The rich estuaries of southwest Florida was home to a dazzling profusion of plants, which provided them with food, tools, fuel and medicine. Marty Kendall, a Master Gardener, Florida Master Naturalist, and author of “The Plant World of the Calusa: A view from Pine Island” will discuss some of the plants that were used by the Calusa and how they were utilized. Marty, is a retired clinical psychologist who volunteers at the Calusa HeritageTrail, part of the Randell Research Center at Pineland as a docent.

​Registration is required due to limited seating. Please contact the Bonita Springs Public Library at 239-533-4860 to make your reservation.

Program sponsored by the Friends of the Bonita Springs

Location: Bonita Springs Public Library, Meeting Room

Event Types: Programs, Nature
Age Groups: Seniors, Adult