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For the Spring 2019 Memoranda, Please Click
HERE
For a copy of the Minutes from the VI District Meeting at Homer, NY, 
15 April 2019
please click  HERE
BLOOMIN’ BUCKS
Brent & Becky’s Bulbs
It’s as easy as a click or a phone call.
Spring is in the air and it’s time to start thinking about planting bulbs for summer bloom. There are dozens of beautiful bulbs available to the gardener including dahlias, gladiolus, oriental lilies, Asiatic lilies, caladiums, carmas, crocosmia, zantedeschia (calla lily), or colocasia and alocasia, both commonly called elephant ears, just to name a few. Is there anything prettier than a gorgeous agapanthus growing in a large pot on the patio surrounded by your favorite collection of annuals, or a group of Acidanthera (peacock glad), a delicate looking species gladiolus, bouncing around behind the physostegia and leucanthemtun in a perennial bed? Those are just a few of the bulb offerings at www.BloominBucks.com and they also offer a variety of perennials to compliment the bulbs. 
So remember, if you or your friends are looking for summer blooming bulbs or want to prepare for your next year's spring blooming bulbs, check out Brent & Becky’s - www.BloominBucks.com, and select “Federated Garden Clubs of NY State”, or you may also order by telephone at (877)661-2852. Just remember to mention Federated Garden Clubs of NYS.
To All Members of the VI District 
NOTE - A Password-protected page has been added. 
Currently it contains a complete 2019 - 2021 Directory of the VI District, and much, much more. 
To obtain the password, please contact your VI District Website Manager at aantes@stny.rr.com  
or 
through your garden club presidents.
Then click
 HERE
and enter the password. 
A NEW BENEFIT FOR OUR VI DISTRICT MEMBERS
VI District Scholarships

The VI District is offering scholarships of $100.00 to offset the costs of attendance at: 
            NGC Flower Show School   NGC Garden School   NGC Environmental School   NGC Landscape Design School   NYS Horticulture School.

        Member must be in good standing in a FGCNYS VI District club.
        Application must be made in writing to the District Scholarships Chairman.
        Scholarship payment will be made once the applicant submits proof of passing the exam.
        Scholarships of $100.00 are also available to members attending a Symposium or Tri-Refresher. Proof of attendance needed if no exam is taken.
        The District will provide a maximum of 5 scholarships per fiscal year.
        A member may reapply for a scholarship every three years.
For all of you who are planning to attend any of the VI District Flower Shows, including the "Great New York State Fair" Flower Show, we now have detailed instructions available for filling out an Entry Card. 
Please click HERE
The VI District Flower Show School, Courses I, II,and III have been completed.
 The date for  Course IV is October 14 – 16, 2019. 
Skaneateles Garden Club presents “Art Music and Gardens” Tour

Stroll through six unique, colorful gardens in beautiful Skaneateles, NY while enjoying artists creating and musicians playing. 
 Friday, June 28th and Saturday, June 29th 10:00am - 4:00pm. A luncheon will be available on Friday (only) at the Skaneateles Country Club. 
Pre-sale tickets will be available from May 1 to June 25 for $23.00. After that date tickets will be $25.00. 
 Tickets the day of the event are $25.00. Tickets for tour and lunch are $53.00.
Tickets will be available on May 1 at CNYTIX.COM
They will also be available at The Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce June 28/29 at the Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St. Skaneateles.
A detailed program brochure will be given at the beginning of the tour. Gardens can be visited in any order, but only visited one time. 
Visit our facebook page for questions and updates facebook.com/SkaneatelesGarden Club.