Wellington Garden Club To Meet Jan. 7

The Wellington Garden Club will meet Monday, Jan. 7 in the Lakeview Room at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.).

A light breakfast will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 10:30 a.m. and a program at 11:30 a.m. on “Home Irrigation and Ways to Conserve Water,” presented by Dr. Kimberly Anne Moore.

Moore, a professor of environmental horticulture at the Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, does research focused on nutritional management strategies for greenhouse crops. She is studying alternative growing substrates, like compost and the use of reclaimed water to grow containerized ornamental plants. Moore, who has been at the University of Florida since 1995, has studied the effects of saltwater intrusion on containerized plants.

Guests are welcome, but seating is limited. RSVP to Mary Drexler at mkdrexler@comcast.net or (561) 506-7404.

To learn more about the Wellington Garden Club, visit www.wellingtongardenclub.org.