Local man first to head state garden club organization

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ALGONA—Taking a walk around Walter Reemtsma’s yard, one would definitely say he has a green thumb. Countless flowers, plants and even a grape arbor grace the yard around the Algona home he shares with his wife, Jan.

His love of gardening has flourished through the years so much so that he now is serving as the leader of all the state garden clubs. In June, Reemtsma became the first male state president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa.


Read the full story in the Sept. 2 Advance. 



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