Garden Club To Meet Sept. 9

The Wellington Garden Club will meet Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Village Park, located at 11700 Pierson Road.

A business meeting will start at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. and a program at 12:15 p.m. on the benefits of urban food gardens, presented by Dr. John Zahina-Ramos.

Zahina-Ramos, who has authored a book explaining a five-year study of home and community gardens, will delve into how just one backyard garden can make an impact on energy and water conservation. Using his experience with sustainable organic agriculture and storytelling, he will explain how to save money by growing your own food.

Guests are welcome, but seating is limited. To reserve a seat, e-mail Jim Wenham at For more information, visit