KTLO, Classic Hits 101.7 and The Boot's host for Gardening in the Ozarks, Vicki Garner, will present at Tuesday night's meeting of the Baxter County Historical & Genealogical Society meeting. The meeting will be held at 6:00 at the Donald W. Reynolds Library in Mountain Home. Garner will discuss the topic "Gaining Ground-Native Plants and Heirloom Seeds."Garner, a native Arkansan, moved to Mountain Home in July 1976 with her husband, Phil, and their children, Edie and Jason. In 1978, Vicki opened Plants Alive, a lawn and garden business. When she closed the shop, 10 years later, she worked as a counselor for the Department of Human Services and later as a social worker for the MH school district. She hosts the Gardening in the Ozarks show with Bob Knight on KTLO FM 97.9 from 10:00 to 11:00 on Saturdays.
The Baxter County Historical & Genealogical Society meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 at the library. The meetings are free and open to the public.
Also on the agenda for the meeting will be a request for donated items from the public for the May 11-12 yard sale, scheduled to be held at Buford Schoolhouse.
For more information, contact the Society at 870-425-2551, or visit the Baxter County Heritage Center at 808 South Baker Street on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00-4:00. Their website can be found at www.baxtercountyhistory.org and their Facebook page can be found under Baxter County Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.
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