February 28, 2017

Angel Fire Garden Club Meeting

First Angel Fire Garden Club meeting of 2017!

This month’s program will be presented by Joe Distefano, Angel Fire Resort’s Golf Course Superintendent. Joe presented for our District III Spring Meeting last year and we have had many requests to have him back. If you are not a member and want to know more about Angel Fire Garden Club, please be our guest on March 13, 2017. We would love to have you!

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Where: FNB New Mexico Community Room

There will be social time from 9:30 am to 10:00 am and a business meeting from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. The program follows the meeting.

Blue Star Memorial Byway Dedication

garden-club-01Were you spotted at the dedication of the Blue Star Memorial Byway through the efforts of Angel Fire Garden Club?



14th Annual Garden Tour

garden-tourThe Angel Fire Garden Club hosts the 14th Annual Garden Tour

When: Saturday, July 16, 2016

Tickets will be on sale through July 5, 2016. Purchase your tickets early to be entered in the early bird drawing.

Tour only tickets are $15.00 each. Tour and luncheon tickets are $30.00 each.

8:00 am to 9:00 am – Registration at the Angel Fire Visitors Center

9:00 am to 11:30 am – Garden Tours

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Luncheon, Silent Auction and Garden Hat Contest at the Angel Fire Country Club Elements Dining Room

Join Lori Priest with Ace Hardware as she demonstrates the art of floral design with garden flowers.

Tickets available at the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce and the Angel Fire Visitor Center from June 13, 2016 to JUly 13, 2016.

For more information please call Johnese Turri at 505-250-7150.

Reserved tables are available and credit card are accepted.

Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker & Butterfly Garden Dedication

butterflyPlease join the Angel Fire Garden Club on June 12, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Shuter Library for the Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker and Butterfly Garden Dedication.

The dedication of the Memorial By-Way Marker will begin at 3:15 pm with the dedication of the Butterfly Garden immediately following.

The winners of the Butterfly Poster Contest will be announced following the dedications.

Refreshments will be served. Please call Johnese Turri at 505-250-7150 with any questions.

Angel Fire Garden Club Monthly Meeting & Program

bluebirdWould you like to find out more ways to attract beautiful mountain and western bluebirds to your property, as well as contribute to the conservation of these beautiful birds?

Join the Angel Fire Garden Club at our May 9th meeting to hear a presentation by Dorothy Thrasher on establishing a successful bluebird habitat.

She has 4 bluebird nesting boxes for door prizes and lots of information to share.

When: Monday May 9, 2016, 9:30 social time, 10:00 meeting, 10:30 program

Where: First National Bank, New Mexico Bank Community Room, Angel Fire, NM 87710

Angel Fire Garden Club Meeting

garden-clubPlease join the Angel Fire Garden Club for our 1st meeting of the year!

When: Monday, March 14, 2016 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Where: FNB New Mexico (First National Bank) Community Room

Program: Decorative Gourds by Becky McMurphy

9:30 to 10:00 am – Social Time

10:00 to 11:00 am – Business Meeting Johnese Turri, President

20 years of growing and decorating hundreds (probably thousands) of gourds certainly qualifies Becky McMurphy as an expert. Becky will share her experience and talents on cleaning, drying, storing, preparing and decorating gourds. Her display of gourds, in various stages from just picked to birdhouses ready to be hung, will be available for your viewing. This promises to be a fun program not to be missed! If you have any questions, please call Johnese Turri at 505-250-7150.

13th Annual Garden Tour

garden-clubThe Angel Fire Garden Club hosts the 13th Annual Garden Tour.

When: July 18, 2015

Where: Angel Fire Visitor Center

Tickets for the tour and luncheon are $25 and will be sold until July 9, 2015. Tour only tickets are $10.

Registration will be at the Angel Fire Visitor Center from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. The Gardens are open until 11:30 am.

The luncheon, silent auction and garden hat contest will be held at the Elements Dining Room at Angel Fire Resort from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Tickets are being sold at the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce, Angel Fire Visitor Center or you can call JoAnn Layden at 575-377-2743.

Angel Fire Garden Club Monthly Meeting

garden-club-1The Angel Fire Garden Club invites you (whether you’re a member or not) to our Angel Fire Garden Club Monthly Meeting

When: Monday, May 11, 2015

Where: Holy Angels Catholic Church, 34 Westridge Rd, Angel Fire, NM

9:30 am – Refreshments & Social Time

10:00 am – Business Meeting, Installation of 2015 Officers

We are pleased that Suzy Andrego, NM Garden Club State President will be in attendance!

Also, learn to make aprons out of your old blue jeans. Bring a pair or two of your old jeans, sharp scissors or pinking sheers, washable paint to decorate and voila, your own gardening apron! Thank you Diane Peterson for facilitating this fun project!

If you have any questions, please call Johnese Turri at 505 250-7150.

Save the date for our Annual Garden Tour – July 18, 2015!

Angel Fire Garden Club Receives Honors

joann-laydenAngel Fire Garden Club Receives Honors At State Convention

Pictured: President JoAnn Layden

Thirteen members from the Angel Fire Garden Club attended the New Mexico State Garden Club convention in Silver City last week. JoAnn Layden was busy accepting awards for the club for tree planting, food gardening, photos, longevity for our median and youth activity awards.

The garden club received first place for the Civic Award for the landscaping project at Camp Elliott Barker Girl Scout Camp. Our club received a total of 14 awards! Social get togethers with other garden clubs from around the state capped off a fun and exciting convention.

The Angel Fire Garden Club members look forward to the next annual convention in Ruidoso. The next Garden Club meeting in Angel Fire will be May 11, 2015.


Pictured: Johnese Turri, JoAnn Layden, J.J. Huddleston, Dorothy Thrasher

New Mexico’s Garden Club’s District III Spring Meeting

spring-meetingThe Angel Fire Garden Club will host the New Mexico’s Garden Club’s District III Spring Meeting.

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Where: H2 Uptown Restaurant

Registration will be from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. The District III General Meeting will start at 10:30 am. Lunch will be served at 12:00 with a special selected menu.

There is a $25 registration which includes the meeting, luncheon and program. Make checks payable to: Angel Fire Garden Club, District III, PO Box 276, Angel Fire, NM 87710-0503. For questions, please call Penni Davey at 575-377-9917 or Johnese Turri at 505-250-7150.

Joe Distefano, who is the Angel Fire Resort Golf Course and Country Club Manager, will be our special guest speaker.

Mr. Distefano received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agronomic Sciences with emphasis in horticulture; specifically turf grass management. He has 30 years of experience in golf course management, design and landscape installation. The Angel Fire golf course has been recognized as a Audubon golf course using organic products for the safety of our feathered and furry friends.