Garden Club To Meet On Oct. 6

The Wellington Garden Club will meet Monday, Oct. 6 in the Greenview Room at the Wellington Community Center (12159 W. Forest Hill Blvd.), with a business meeting at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m., and a program at 12:15 p.m. on farmhouse tomatoes presented by Walter Ross.

Farmhouse Tomatoes in Lake Worth is a longtime hydroponic greenhouse grower of heirloom tomatoes. Ross, the owner and grower, went from producing rock ā€˜nā€™ roll concerts in the 1980s to producing the finest gourmet heirloom tomatoes in Florida.

Come hear his fascinating story and taste tomatoes grown from seed varieties dating back generations. Learn how antique meets high tech to produce the backyard flavor desired by celebrity chefs.

Guests are welcome. There is no admission fee, but seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call Mary Ann Hesser at (561) 792-6690. For more information about the Wellington Garden Club, visit www.wellingtongardenclub.org.