2021 Preliminary Calendar

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Ready for a new gardening year? The Gardeners Exchange Program Team has put together a great schedule of events for the new year! Thanks to all who provided ideas and input. This year our meetings fall on Saturdays except for our Potluck in October which, pandemic permitting, will be on a Sunday. As always, please … Read more

Member Garden Stories: Saved by the Container

I planted my healthy little chrysanthemum dividends in the center of my yard in June. I watered them every other day and fertilized once a week. Side shoots were starting to appear. They were growing strong! Then, one day, they were nothing but sticks. Something had eaten every last leaf. Rabbits, insects, woodchuck? I cycled … Read more

2020 Fall Mum Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to Judith, Perry and Ann on their winning entries in the 2020 Fall Mum Photo Contest! There were 11 entries in the photo contest. 44 votes were cast by 22 members (2 votes per member) and each entry received at least 1 vote. The winners Judith Taylor had 10 votes for her “Mums the … Read more

August Meeting

Many thanks to Joyce for opening her gardens to us for a social distanced, masked tour in August and for hosting our container contest! Congratulations to Fran, Janet and Kathi on winning the annual container contest! Some photos of Joyce’s wonderful gardens. Click the first photo to view as a slideshow then use arrow keys, … Read more

Member Garden Stories: Simple pump solves watering problem

From Laurie Sabol: I’m always amazed at how quickly our rain barrels fill when it rains. The downside is easily emptying the water. We tried two methods, neither of which I was satisfied with. The first was to attach a hose to the spigot at the bottom of the outside of the barrel. This was … Read more