This week in the garden – vol 26

Tuesday September 28th Workshop on propagating houseplants is Postponed; reschedule TBD

 Saturday and Sunday October 2nd & 3rd Norcross Earth Team is hosting a Youth Activity during Art Splash.   VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO ASSIST.

 1st Shift: 10am to NOON or

2nd Shift: Noon to 2pm

Contact LeannePenman2@gmail.com to sign up

Members are invited to bring small recyclable items to the cottage next week through Wednesday, September 29th. We’re asking for small items because the sculptures submitted to the GCG contest are limited to a size that fits on an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper. Height should be proportional to width. https://gardenclub.uga.edu/sculpture.html

Wednesday October 6th Garden Therapy - 9-10 am at the Cottage

Arrange flowers for shut-ins.  Please bring cut flowers from your garden or pick up some at the grocery store.

Tuesday October 12th Program Meeting Norcross Cultural Arts Center

Margaret Molyson- “Using Native Plants to Reduce the Size of Your Lawn”

Doors open 9:30 Program 10:00 RSVP Debbie.boyd@comcast.net

Wednesday October 13th Dogwood District Fall Annual Meeting at Dunwoody CC

ALL MEMBERS ARE WELCOME. RSVP to suezq50@aol.com

Each club is asked to bring a gift basket for the raffle at the meeting.  If you would like to contribute an item for the basket, please contact Leanne LeannePenman2@gmail.com.

Dogwood District Fund Raiser-Amaryllis Bulb Sale, Order deadline September 30th (Order form is attached)

Saturday October 30th Hills and Dales Garden Tour in LaGrange 10-3

Historic Landscape Preservation Fundraiser for Dogwood District. $40 Lunch included (12-1:30) Drivers needed for carpools. RSVP norcrossgardenclubpresidents@gmail.com

Interesting article on Nandina

https://georgiawildlife.com/out-my-backdoor-nandina-falls-grace