Garden Club Meeting March 7

The Wellington Garden Club will meet Monday, March 7 at Village Park (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 “Tropical Bamboo in the U.S.,” presented by Robert Saporito.

Saporito, a past president of the American Bamboo Society’s Florida Chapter and the owner of Tropical Bamboo in Loxahatchee Groves, supplies ornamental tropical bamboo plants. He will discuss how bamboo varieties are used as a controlled element in landscapes and the challenges these woody perennial grasses bring to South Florida.

Guests are welcome but seating is limited. To RSVP, contact Jim Wenham at For more info., visit