This week in the garden – vol 54

Pass-along plant donation to Master Gardeners Sale

Thank you to all that helped with the sorting, loading and delivery of pass-along plants to the Master Gardeners Sales.  Cathy Nelmes, Kathy Sumner, Beth Bahel and Susan Rohrabaugh transported the plants to Lilburn. Susan Bell, Jackie Swann, Chelsea Youmans, and Charlie Franck moved and watered the remaining plants. 

Pass-along plant Price Reduction

The remaining pass along plants are now 50% off!  All plants have been moved to the College Street side of the garden. The Scholarship plants are NOT reduced.  Please consider purchasing an American Beauty Berry or Tutti Fruitti butterfly bush to benefit our Scholarship Fund.

Garden Workday, Wednesday, May 4th, 3PM

Weeding and general clean up is needed.  If you can’t be there on May 4th, please drop by anytime it’s convenient for you to pull a few weeds or pickup trash/debris.

Tuesday, May 10th, 7PM-Norcross Garden Club Annual Meeting and Celebration-at the Cottage and in the Garden

RSVP to Debbie Boyd, by Friday, May 6th (

Please bring a bag or box of baby/toddler diapers for the Neighborhood Cooperative Ministry. All sizes are needed.  Thank You!

Meeting Agenda

Social and Refreshments 7-7:30

7:30 Recognition of Meryl Wilkerson

7:45 Business Meeting and Budget Approval

Please let Nancy or Jenny know if you have any questions about the budget.

(Nancy-404.435.8579; Jenny-770.881.2134) A copy of the budget was attached to Twig Vol 53-2, 04/26/2022.  Please email Jeanette Shewbert if you need a copy of the budget.

Cottage Rentals

May 15th morning

May 27th evening

National Garden Week June 5th -11th Stay tuned for more information about activities for that week.

Norcross Community Market has moved to Thrasher Park.  Opening day is this Wednesday, May 4th, 4p-7p.  The market will occur every Wednesday from May through August.

Recycle with NCM (Norcross Community Market)
Bring these items to the Info Booth or the Sustainable Norcross booth at market!

- Natural wine corks (no plastic)

- Eyeglasses, hearing aids, cell phones with personal info removed

- Sneakers and shoes in any condition

- Empty personal care item containers (toothpaste tubes, mascara tubes, lotion containers, etc.)

- Clean towels and blankets

- Clean grocery bags

- Individually wrapped eating utensils and unopened condiment packets. They are donated to extended stay hotel residents.
-The Police Department lobby has a secure drop box for expired and left-over medications. You must deposit the meds yourself.

Glass recycling must be taken to Public Works at 345 Lively Ave. There are bins by the front door.