Earth Team wins big @ NGC

The Jesse M. Connor Award – Youth Environmental Education OVERALL WINNER: Norcross Garden Club; YR-2(A)iii – Georgia Norcross Garden Club worked with “The Norcross Earth Team” youth garden club along with the City of Norcross Tree Preservation Board in an Arbor Day event. A coordinated effort to promote National Garden Clubs’ “Plant America” theme of “Each One Plant One” was […]

Plant America – why it’s a good thing

Following is an excerpt from the National Garden Clubs ~ Plant America site How does this theme affect how the Norcross Garden Club chooses projects, events, and ongoing efforts? It’s safe to say that Plant America is a perfect theme and fit for how the club approaches many, if not all, of its activities. For example, the club is the […]

This week in the garden – vol. 87

February Meeting Tuesday, February 14th at the Cottage 10:00am-Social, 10:30am-12:00pm -Speaker & Meeting Member and Master Gardener, Laurie Wakefield’s presentation “Grow Vegetables from Seed”, is a sure winner for us! Gathering fresh veggies from our own gardens would be a treat!! Please RSVP by Friday, February 10 to Debbie Boyd ( Election of Officers for 2023-2025 Club members will vote […]

This week in the garden – vol. 86

Plant Dig at the Cottage-Thursday, January 26th 11a-2p Help is needed to dig and pot plants from the cottage garden for our April Plant Sale.  Also looking for volunteers to take plants home to care for them until the Plant Sale. Please bring your favorite tools, gloves, and a smile!  Come for as long as your schedule allows.  Contact Kathy […]

This week in the Garden – Vol. 85

January Meeting Tuesday, January 17th at the Cottage 6:00pm-Social, 6:30pm-8:00pm-Speaker & Meeting “You are what you eat.”  Susan Davidson from Oli and Ve will enlighten us with her knowledge of healthy eating habits.  We will taste test several different oils and vinegars. Election of Officers for 2023-2025 Club members will vote to elect officers for NGC 2023-2025 at the February […]

This week in the garden – vol. 84

Happy New Year 2023!  Monday, January 2, 2023, 11A -Moving rocks to Summerour Middle School We have extra rocks to share due to the re-design of the hardscape at the cottage. Helping hands are needed to assist Tixie Fowler and Victor Wickham to move rocks (smaller size) from the cottage to Summerour Middle School.  Please bring gloves. If you know […]

This week in the garden – vol. 83

Holiday Party Kudos Thank you to all those who attended the holiday party as it was a fun night. Special thanks to all the Garden Club elves who made it happen and especially the quick clean up. Special THANKS to “Brainy Bakers” for the delicious desserts donated by new members Alexandra Covington and Marian Goff. We have very generous members […]

This week in the garden – vol. 82

REMINDER: NGC December Holiday Party, Tuesday, December 13th 6-9pm Our Holiday Party is on Tuesday at The Norcross Cultural Arts Center. Please bring a gift card or two (Walmart, Target. Kroger, etc.) to help the clients at Neighborhood Cooperative Ministries. Thank you for your RSVP.  See below for a list of confirmed attendees.  Festive Attire is encouraged!  It’s time to […]

This week in the garden – vol. 81

NGC December Holiday Party  Tuesday, December 13th 6-9pm Bleu House catered dinner at The Norcross Cultural Arts Center. Cost is $25 per person. Festive Attire (prize awarded).  Bubbly Bar, Photo Booth, Raffle Drawing and Dessert (donated by Brainy Bakers, members Alexandra Covington and Marian Goff). For our Garden Therapy Project please bring a gift card or two (Walmart, Target. Kroger, […]

This week in the garden – vol 80

From Nancy and Jenny: The Norcross Garden Club has so many things to be thankful for this year, but most of all our members. Thankful for each and every one of you and for this special club. Wishing you a warm and peaceful Thanksgiving.  Don’t forget to RSVP for the Holiday Party!  (See below)  NGC December Holiday Party-December 13th 6-9pm Bleu House catered […]

This week in the garden – vol 78

November Meeting Tuesday, November 8th 10:00-12:00 pm At the Cottage 10:00 Social time; Meeting 10:30 to 12:00pm Program:  Holiday Decorating Come to the Cottage and get ideas to change or refresh your HOLIDAY DECORATING.  Sun, from Eden Florist, will share her ideas with us. Come early to check out the remaining plants for sale.  You can also pay for the […]

This week in the garden – vol 77

NGC FALL PLANT SALE, Thursday, Nov 3rd 3p-7p and Friday, Nov 4th 10a-7p Our members have always been our best advertising team so please highlight the NGC Fall plant sale through Facebook, Instagram, Nextdoor or even your email list of friends. The postcard flyer is attached to this email. Please contact Kathy Sumner at 678-357-8684 with the list of plants […]