This week in the garden – vol 57

National Garden Week June 5th-11th

SAVE THE DATE!  Monday, June 6th, 6:30PM at Norcross City Hall

Mayor Craig Newton will make a Proclamation for National Garden Week and recognize our Club on Monday June 6th at 6:30 at the Norcross City Council meeting.  The meeting is held in the Council Chambers on the first floor of the City Hall building. We encourage as many members as possible to attend the meeting. It should not be longer than 30 minutes, as the Proclamations are always presented at the beginning of the meeting. Thank you in advance for your support and attendance.

Cherokee Garden Library Tour with Staci Catron on Thursday, June 9th at 11:00.

The cost of the tour is $13.50. Carpools will be arranged - leaving at 10:00.

Tour is limited to 20 participants. To register or for more information, please contact Saundy at 256-227-1106;

Plant Swap and Share-, June 11th 10A-1P at the cottage

Bring A Plant-Take A Plant. Gather in the garden with other garden club members, plant enthusiasts, friends, and neighbors to swap, share tips, tricks, and knowledge.  Bring a friend or two. See attachment for more details

Norcross Community Market-Thrasher Park

Every Wednesday from May through August 4-7pm.  Sign up to subscribe to weekly newsletter:

Information/Education Booth-Norcross Community Market-Thrasher Park

4” clay pots are needed by May28th for a children’s activity at the Community Market on June 1st

If you have any pots to donate, please drop off to Susan Bell’s front porch (71 Thrasher Street, Norcross 30071 by May 28th)

Garden Workdays

Weeding and general clean-up is always needed.  Please drop by anytime it is convenient for you to pull a few weeds or pick up trash/debris. Please contact Pam Cammarata if you would like more information or to volunteer.  (770.314.9541 or

Cottage Rentals-May 27th evening.  Our cottage is available for rentals.  Please spread the word!

Garden Free Bees from Sandy Pagano

Sandy Pagano has garden books and other related garden items to give away to garden club members.  You may stop by her home on Wednesday, May 25th between six and 8:30pm to browse the free bees.   Or text Sandy to set up a convenient time for you to drop by. (4925 Mossy Ridge Court, Duluth GA 30096; mobile: 770.617.0782)

Remember to send your ideas, suggestions, or questions you may have for Norcross Garden Club to Nancy O’Reilly or Jenny Allen.  ( The board will meet on June 8th to make plans for the next year