This week in the garden – vol. 9

National award The “Norcross Earth Team” youth activities have won two National awards through the National Garden Clubs, Inc. in 2020! We have been awarded two $100 checks for our first-place winnings.  Congratulations to the team and it’s leaders; Tixie Fowler, Leanne Penman and  Trudy Rupert.

Friday- Sunday, May 21 - 23   Estate sale at a home of an avid Gardner in Duluth that has a greenhouse with many interesting houseplants.

4781 Green Street Duluth,  30096

May Meeting May 24 6 - 8pm                             Please rsvp to Jenny (770) 881-2134

will be such a happy celebration and delicious light dinner at the home of Joanne Russell. We will have a brief meeting, light dinner and encourage all who would like to join in sharing 1 item that is one of your favorite things in gardening- maybe you have a fav resource, a tucked away nursery, a fertilizer a go to for problem solving.  We’d love to hear about it to encourage each other and get to know one another as well.

Address: 515 Marsh Park Drive, Johns Creek, 30097


Monday, May 17 12:00 – 2:00pm - Virtual Meeting GWC Spring Member Meeting

As Garden Club of Georgia, we are members of the GA Water Coalition  - a group of organizations that promote clean water for all Georgia residents.  This is the group that sponsors Capital Conservation Day annually in Atlanta.   Many of the Riverkeepers are on the leadership team.  Join water advocates from around the state virtually on May 17th for our annual spring Georgia Water Coalition membership meeting. We will debrief the 2021 Legislative Session and discuss priority water policy issue ideas for the 2022 Session. Highlights of the meeting include an opportunity for GWC members to suggest 2022 priority water policy issues, update on titanium mining threats to the Okefenokee Swamp, 2021 Clean 13 Awards nominations, new GWC mentoring program and more!

 If you haven’t registered yet you can do so at

 https://www.gawater.org/spring-partner-meeting 

 

May 27th Thursday 10:30am Bucket Brigade Part 2. Please bring your gloves and

buckets as we unload and spread the mulch in the cottage garden