The Openwood Plantation Garden Club
In The News
The Openwood Plantation Garden Club won the 2011 Conservation
Education award at the 83rd annual Garden Clubs of Mississippi
Convention at the Vicksburg Convention Center and Auditorium
The award is given by the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts to
honor the club that best promotes landscaping to conserve resources.
“We try to stress all areas of conservation,” said Openwood president Miriam
Jabour, citing recycling, tree planting and providing education on invasive
species, composting and planting to attract butterflies and other pollinators
when the club holds plant sales.
Openwood also won a first
place for Miriam's biweekly garden column, a first in
environmental education and a third in food gardening.
members receiving the award are, top from left, Michael Logue, Mary
Reed, Barbara Bagley and Miriam Jabour; bottom from left, Becki
Logue, Darlene Lorinc and Terri Melby.
Post, April 20. 2012