This week in the garden – vol 75

NGC FALL PLANT SALE, Thursday, November 3rd 3p-7p and Friday, November 4th 10a-7p

  • Please contact Kathy Sumner at 678-357-8684 with the list of plants you will be bringing for the plant sale. Type of plant, color of bloom and the number. We are working on the posters for the sale and need your commitments for what you will be contributing for plants.
  • If you would like a dig at your home let Kathy know and please be sure to water well ahead of time, so it will be easier to dig the plants.
  • Save boxes! If you drop off boxes, please put in the shed, NOT in the cottage.
  • Drop off for plants will be on Wednesday, Nov 2nd between 10:00 and 7:00.

EVERY MEMBER IS NEEDED WHO IS ABLE, to help make this a successful event. Click here to signup:  Signup or Contact Kathy for questions or to volunteer. (678.357.8684)

o   Plant prep: potting, sorting, labeling, and marking with sale prices

o   Sales assistance for customers during the sale

o   Loading customer purchases

o   If you’re unable to dig, there are many tasks that you can help with

Enchanted Forest, Sunday, November 6th, 2-4PM, Johnson Dean Forest Preserve

Members who are interested in creating a vignette fairy scene for the Enchanted Forest event in Johnson Dean Forest on November 6, please contact Leanne Penman. See details.

November Meeting Tuesday, November 8th

10:00-12:00 pm At the Cottage

10:00 Social time; Meeting 10:30 to 12:00pm

ProgramHoliday Decorating Using what grows in our own yard, or a neighbor’s, Cindi Aspinwall will demonstrate how to decorate a mailbox for the holidays

Please RSVP to Debbie Boyd ( by Monday, November 7th


December Meeting and Holiday Party December13th 6-9pm

Bleu House catered dinner at The Norcross Cultural Arts Center. Cost is $25 per person.

Kathy Sumner container garden demonstration at October 11th meeting.