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. 4

YOU ARE OUR BEST AD – Spread the Word!             MONDAY, April 12th DROP OFF PLANTS DAY! 10A-12P & 6P-8P Working meeting prepping for sale. Please bring labeled plants (can be index cards), gloves, clippers, sharpies and water bottle. Need a different drop off time? Text Nancy 404-435-8527.   Click to sign up to help. Norcross Garden Club 2021 Plant Sale  

Plant Sale Prep – helpful hints

Cathy Nelmes (L) inspecting plants at 2020 Plant Sale Prep a pot with leaves: Prepping the plant weeks in advance of the plant sale, not days, is critical to showing off the plant like showing off your Sunday best at Easter. Pretty dress, hat, shoes, suit, or purse, not all wrinkled and disheveled. One way to help us is presenting […]

Plant Sale Prep – Sign up available

Now is the time to show your support for helping the Norcross Garden Club prepare for the annual plant sale. Members are encouraged to use Sign Up Genius to assist coordinators space out number of people at the cottage at any one time. Using out online signup method is easy.

Plant America – why it’s a good thing

Following is an excerpt from the National Garden Clubs ~ Plant America site The theme for President Gay Austin’s administration is Plant America, a singularly focused initiative on gardens and gardening. Both a call to service and a description of what NGC clubs do, Plant America supports the main reason that people say they join a garden club – to learn […]

Give the gift of plants

Happy Holiday, Garden Club Members.   We wanted to offer to our members the opportunity to give the gift of plants this season and for other gift giving occasions in the upcoming months.  The lovely attached certificate was created by member, Julie Fitzgerald.  I think you can see what a talented person she is.     We do know that we […]

Plant Sale and Garden Week – marriage made in Heaven

The 2020 Annual Plant Sale can be counted as successful, despite 2020 pandemic issues, and because: We committed to divide and conquer – offering multiple pick up points for plant sales, Extended the plant sale to over several weekends to accommodate social distancing and the ongoing public support, Thought outside the box when faced with restrictions for large gatherings, and […]

Plant Sale Dig – an all year project?

It takes a tremendous amount of effort to put together the ultimate plant sale. Cathy Nelmes’ along with her expertise, guidance, patience, love for plants, and the list goes on, has been helping The Club for so many successful plant sales. This year, 2020, has been a challenge that has tested us as a community of gardeners, members, volunteers, and […]