Patterson Garden Club holds first meeting of season

Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2016-17 season on Sept. 19. Members participating in a plant exchange were, front row from left, Daisy LeBlanc, Juanita Bienvenu, Rosa Butler, Lisa Wilson and Iris Roy. Back row from left are Evelyn Estay, Sharon Larson and Donna Ruffin.
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The Patterson Garden Club held its first meeting for the fall 2016/spring 2017 session on Sept. 19 at the home of Iris Roy.

Boudreaux honored at St. Mary AARP meeting

Sidney Boudreaux, center, was recognized during the St. Mary AARP September meeting in honor of his 101st birthday. District Attorney Bo Duhe of 16th Judicial District presented him a certificate of recognition on behalf of Gov. John Bel Edwards. With Boudreaux is Genevieve Boudreaux, left and Duhe.
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St. Mary Parish AARP held its monthly meeting on Sept. 12 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.

Get It Growing: Fall is tardy in Deep South

Garden shows, like the Fall Garden Show at the Botanical Gardens in New Orleans City Park, provide opportunities to get ideas and find new plants for the cool-season landscape. Now is the time for fall landscape grooming.
--LSU AgCenter/Johnny Morgan

For much of the nation, September marks the end of summer. Indeed, according to the calendar, fall will officially start at the autumnal equinox on Sept. 22.


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