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This Week In The Garden – vol. 119

The Enchanted Forest-Sunday, November 5th 2-4pm, Johnson Dean Forest (Flyer attached)

Composting, recycling and creative nature play for the whole family!  Bring your Halloween pumpkins, carved or not. Any leftovers will be composted at a local school garden.

Nature Walk, Storytelling, Crafts & more—Suitable for all ages, the Enchanted Forest is a magical way to experience nature –all are welcome!

Tuesday, November 14th Day Meeting at the Cottage

“Bees, Teas, and Honey” presented by Katie Hendrickson of Dunwoody Nature Center.

Katie is a Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, Herbalist and Beekeeper. https://dunwoodynature.org/ Katie will share some delicious herbal tea with us, and we will sample honey from her bees!  All are welcome!  Invite a friend to enjoy this great program with you.  We welcomed two new members and a guest at the October meeting.  Cyndi Aspinwall rejoined our club; Barbara Johnson (and friend Randy Bergin) joined the club. And Linda Lang brought Kirstin Scrudato as her guest.

Please RSVP to Debbie Boyd by Monday, Nov 13 ph. (Debbie.boyd@comcast.net).

10:00 am social; 10:30 - 12:00 Speaker and meeting

Please bring to the meeting

  • Your favorite mug for tea
  • plastic grocery bags for the Neighborhood Cooperative Ministry. They always need bags for packaging food for the clients.
  • can pull tabs for Ronald McDonald House.

 SAVE THE DATE! Tuesday, December 12th Evening Meeting “NGC Holiday Celebration” at the Norcross Community Center. Stay tuned for more information.

Please call or text Kathy Sumner (678-357-8684) or Gena Spears (404-550-0217) if you would like to volunteer to help with the holiday party. Let us know if you would like to help with:

  • decorations
  • setup or cleanup
  • planning
  • ETC!

Cottage Garden Care

We encourage members to stop by anytime it’s convenient for weeding in our garden. Bring a friend or family member with you to pick up debris and pull a few weeds!  If you have any questions, please text Pam Cammarata (770-314-9541).

Dogwood District Holiday Fundraiser for Garden Club of Georgia Scholarship Program

Dogwood District is raising funds for the Garden Club of Georgia Scholarship initiative through The Amaryllis Bulb and the Holiday Wreath Fundraiser.  Dogwood District encourages all garden club members to consider purchasing bulbs or wreaths in support of this fundraiser.  A wonderful opportunity to get a jump start on your Holiday shopping!  And don’t forget to treat yourself, too.  Please share the links with family and friends who may want to purchase a Holiday wreath or beautiful Amaryllis bulbs!

There are two different companies for these items.  To purchase AMARYLLIS BULBS please click on this link. The colors are spectacular.  Flat rate of $6.99 for shipping. Orders placed by December 1st will ship in time for holiday gift giving.


To purchase HOLIDAY WREATHS please click on this link.  The wreaths are 22” diameter, double faced balsam fir.  Price includes shipping.


We appreciate your support of the Garden Club of Georgia’s Scholarship Program.

What’s on your mind? Do you have ideas for Workshops or Field Trips?

Is there a topic you would like to hear about? Is there a place you would like to visit? Please send ideas/suggestions to Kathy at kesumner@att.net. Kathy will compile the results and let us know what programs or trips might be available for us to explore throughout the year.

ime Change is this weekend!  Don’t forget to Fall Back!

Ongoing Norcross Events (See https://www.norcrossga.net/ for details and more info and the event calendar: https://www.norcrossga.net/calendar.aspx?CID=22#changeDateMonthDropDown

Movie Mondays-2nd and 4th Mondays; 1:30 & 6:30pm-Norcross Community Center FREE!

First Friday Concerts, at the Norcross Community Center. Reservations required. FREE!

Check out Sustainable Norcross on Instagram for more information on recycling, conservation, bike laws, and other helpful tips. https://www.instagram.com/sustainable.norcross/

LionHeart Theatre: https://lionhearttheatre.org/. See website for upcoming performances, times and ticket information. Performances have been selling out!  Reserve early if you see something you like!

The Norcross Gallery and Studios is open Thursday-Saturday 11am-4:00pm to view works and exhibits by local artists. The Artist of the Month reception and exhibit kicks off monthly at 45 South Café. Stop by the Café anytime to view the featured artist’s exhibit. Visit the gallery website for other events and for the next Artist of the Month reception. https://norcrossgalleryandstudios.org/

Peachtree Corners Events

Town Center Events Schedule


Lots of Sports on the Screen; and weekly Yoga, CrossFit, Cornhole. And it’s all FREE!

The Forum https://theforumpeachtree.com/

Keep up to date with new pop-up shops for the holiday season and new permanent shops.  Follow the updates for the renovations.  Lots of exciting improvements are in the works.  Check out the schedule of events—something for everyone!https://theforumpeachtree.com/events