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This week in the garden – vol 63

Myofascial Stretching Class, Wednesday, July 20th 7-8:30pm at the cottage

Ladies don’t miss out!!!!  Join Jeanette Laskey at the Cottage for a Myofascial Stretching Class.  Jeanette will explain the importance of myofascial stretching and will get us involved in the exercises-bring a mat if you have one.  Jeanette just returned from two weeks Continuing Education in Sedona, AZ and is anxious to share what she has learned.  Please RSVP to Saundy.

Summer Book Club-Thursday, July 28th, 7:30P at the Cottage

Join club members in reading Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants” by Robin Wall Kimmerer.  Highly recommended read by Staci Catron during the Cherokee Garden Club Library tour at the Atlanta History Center. An excerpt from the Amazon review: “Drawing on her life as an Indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings―asters and goldenrod, strawberries and squash, salamanders, algae, and sweetgrass―offer us gifts and lessons, even if we've forgotten how to hear their voices.”

New Member Orientation on Tuesday August 23, 7:00 pm.

The meeting will be held at our Cottage. If you have never participated in this meeting, please feel free to join us. If you know someone who is interested in learning more about our club, please share this information.

Please rsvp to: norcrossgardenclubpresidents@gmail.com

Cottage Garden

Please come by with a friend and give a 1/2 hour of weeding or deadheading. Every little bit helps. Contact Pam Cammarata for questions.

Three Reminders

Send pictures of plants that you will dig for the Fall Plant Sale to Gena Spears. Questions about plants for the Fall Sale, please contact Kathy Sumner.

Please review the Help Wanted opportunities.  Contact Nancy or Jenny for questions or more information.


Please review Fulton Federal Vacancies.Please contact Trudy Rudert for questions or more information.

Garden Tour Recap

A walk in the woods…

Three lovely gardens all tucked under the canopy of Georgia’s woodland oasis. There’s nothing like being embraced by Mother Nature and the creative minds and hands of our Norcross Garden Club members. Gail Thompson, Susan Welch, and Kathy Sumner, we appreciate your time preparing for our visit and for sharing your gifts. It was such a treat. Thank you for a delightful Thursday morning.

The Garden of Gail and Scott Thompson

The Garden of Susan and Robert Welch

The Garden of Kathy and Paul Sumer

Norcross Community Market-Thrasher Park

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

Brainy Bakers will be at this week’s market.  They are the mother-daughter duo and members of our club, Marian Goff and Alexandra Covington.  Stop by to see their delicious, sweet treats!