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 […]

January Garden/Planting Tips

If a few, consecutive, warm days have caused your bulbs to nose out from under protective mulch, plan to thicken the mulch layer as soon as cold weather returns to prevent freezing by exposure.  Watch for poison ivy when working outdoors. The leafless vine and roots can cause a powerful reaction if accidentally touched even in the winter.  Start seeds […]

Holiday gathering @ DGP

It was so good to see everyone who was able to attend our holiday gathering at Discover Garden Park, under sunny skies and around a warm fire. See the photos from the event Holiday Gathering 12.6.20. Thank you Ray Nelmes for managing the fire pit! Hazel Ringelstein holds coats for the Neighborhood Ministry Coop As a community project, once again […]

2020 Garden Diary

What’s in your garden? Let’s build a 2020 garden diary Submit pictures of what you’re doing in your garden, inspiration you find when walking around your neighborhood, or let us see what’s budding in your garden. In a recent email from GCG president, Barbara Bourque, mentions: “My own club started a Garden Diary – club members submit photos/captions of what […]

Decked out mailboxes for the Holidays

In November, the Club hosted Posy Hensen who delighted and educated the attendees on holiday mailbox decorating. At the suggestion of member Cathy Nelmes, members have been encouraged to decorate their mailboxes and submit their works of art for posting here on our website. If you’re inspired, send your pics and a brief caption of what foliage you used and your […]

Centerpiece idea for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Fun with Flowers  by: Marge Willis ~ Fun with Flowers Chairman, GCG  I LOVE Thanksgiving! It is about football, counting our blessings, being with family and good food! LOVE decorating for Thanksgiving! You don’t have to know the art of arranging flowers to create a beautiful centerpiece for the dining room table. A thankful walk around your yard, a […]

Plant Sale Prep

The plant sale involves a lot of helping hands. Members and donors keep themselves busy preparing planted pots long before the sale actually occurs. Please join us Friday and Saturday, April 12-13 9am to 5pm for this year’s plant sale, brown bag raffle, programs, and new this year, Norcross Community Market. March 13, 2019: Offsite gathering – “The Harried Potters” […]