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This Week in the Garden – vol. 90

March Meeting-Tuesday, March 14th at the Cottage

6:00pm-Social; 6:30pm-8pm– Meeting and Program

Robert Brennan will help us improve our yards and give us awesome ideas to use in our landscapes with his good humor and incredible years of knowledge. He is a former UGA Professor. Please RSVP to Debbie Boyd by Friday, March 10th (Debbie.boyd@comcast.net).)

Georgia Arbor Day Celebration, Friday February 24, 10AM at Norcross City Hall

The Norcross Garden Club is partnering with the City of Norcross for a Georgia Arbor Day tree planting and celebration this Friday, February 24 with 143 THIRD GRADE students from Norcross Elementary.

The event begins at 10AM. If you’re able to assist contact Leanne Penman, LeannePenman2@gmail.com, 770-715-4901.  We’ll meet at City Hall between 9:00 and 9:30. If you'd just like to participate, be sure to be at CITY HALL at 10AM.

A few of us will also be meeting at 5pm Thursday, February 23, at the cottage, to assemble “goodie bags” for the students. You’re welcome to join us then as well.

A special thank you to Julie Fitzgerald, Dolores Romero-Stewart, and John O’Reilly, for helping to create and print the PLANT AMERICA materials for our student’s “goodie bags.

Thursday and Friday April 27th-April 28th Annual Spring Plant Sale
April will be here before we know it! Start your plan for what you can dig from your garden to pass-a-long. Remember to save the sale dates and time during the preceding week on your calendar. We need all hands on deck to prepare for the sale. Questions? Contact Kathy Sumner (text:678.357.8684)

Discovery Garden Park-Garden Bed

Our garden bed at Discovery Garden is ready to plant. If you were inspired by the meeting on Tuesday and would like to start planting from seeds, please let Kathy know (678-357-8684).

National Garden Clubs-Garden School Course 4-Zoom Class March 20-21

Attached is a brochure for National Garden Clubs (NGC) Sponsored Garden School Course 4 to be held via ZOOM on March 20-21, 2023.  If you wish to refresh for Gardening School, or start your four-part series by taking Course 4, this is a great on-line opportunity.  No need to take courses in numerical order.  Please see the attached National Garden Clubs-NGC Gardening School-Course Mar2023 for details and registration.

Diabetes Self-Management Class

Free 6-week class on Diabetes Self-Management offered by member Alexandra Covington.  If you are interested or know someone who is, please contact Alexandra (acovington@openhandatlanta.org).