Pollinator count 2021

Lizards, not an insect to be observed during the Great Georgia Pollinator Census but yet, an important reptile pollinator, hopping from plant to plant, enthusiastically feeding on the nectar and transporting pollen in the process. Such a beauty to be observed, not camouflaged but, standing “grand” in all his/her glory. the annual Great Georgia Pollinator Census. The earlier group shown […]

Awards after the fact

We are very happy to report some great news. When the NGC Awards were announced, it was  hard to believe that none of our websites or social media pages were mentioned. Comparing our entries to the posted winners (despite being partial to Georgia), I  felt like we were very competitive. So I contacted the awards chairman and politely questioned the […]

This week in the garden vol. 11

Thank you to Joanne Russell – for hosting a delightful evening in her home and to Joy Penland who arranged the lovely flowers from the garden. Much happiness and laughter all around as well as some great favorite things/gardening tips were shared. Thank you to Carol MacGregor, Leanne Penman, Jeanette Shewbert, and Kristi LoVerde who tended to the cottage garden […]

This week in the garden – vol. 10

May Meeting May 24 6 – 8pm                                       Please rsvp to Jenny (770) 881-2134 It’s not too late. We will have a happy celebration and delicious light dinner at the home of Joanne Russell. It will include a brief meeting, light dinner- hope to see you there.. There is a gate code needed to enter the neighborhood so please rsvp to […]

Holiday gathering @ DGP

It was so good to see everyone who was able to attend our holiday gathering at Discover Garden Park, under sunny skies and around a warm fire. See the photos from the event Holiday Gathering 12.6.20. Thank you Ray Nelmes for managing the fire pit! Hazel Ringelstein holds coats for the Neighborhood Ministry Coop As a community project, once again […]

A letter from the Nominating Committee

November  2020   To Norcross Garden Club Members, We, as the Nominating Committee, have been working since August to fill a slate of officers for the next 2-year term beginning March 2021.  Leanne and the board have done an amazing job as reflected in Georgia’s Garden Club of the Year Award along the many other awards for our club.  With […]

Cottage Summer TLC – weeds begone

Volunteer members are at it again with some needed summertime cleanup. In keeping with the National Garden Clubs Plant America theme, we take pride in keeping the grounds of the Cottage in tip top shape. And it’s a never ending chore, keeping up the grounds of the The Cottage and home to The Norcross Garden Club.  As a prominent location […]

Plant Sale and Garden Week – marriage made in Heaven

The 2020 Annual Plant Sale can be counted as successful, despite 2020 pandemic issues, and because: We committed to divide and conquer – offering multiple pick up points for plant sales, Extended the plant sale to over several weekends to accommodate social distancing and the ongoing public support, Thought outside the box when faced with restrictions for large gatherings, and […]

Plant Sale Dig – an all year project?

It takes a tremendous amount of effort to put together the ultimate plant sale. Cathy Nelmes’ along with her expertise, guidance, patience, love for plants, and the list goes on, has been helping The Club for so many successful plant sales. This year, 2020, has been a challenge that has tested us as a community of gardeners, members, volunteers, and […]