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Peggy Stellmach takes a seat in her yard. She hosts a garden and tea each summer to raise money for the Families Forever scholarship program.

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With very little topsoil in Montana, Stellmach is happy to be blessed with good growing soil where she's at now, she said.

She started adding, growing and developing the garden in memory of her sister, Mary Disse Ballard, who wanted to be remembered after she passed away of cancer. So, the Garden Quilt Show is held at Stellmach's the third Saturday in August each year. Proceeds from the show go to two scholarships in Ballard's name.


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