A Fall Update for Atlantic Shores

Two patient gardens at Atlantic Shores Rehab and Health Center received a seasonal update, last week, following the PLGC Expo and Plant Sale. Six members weeded the shrubbery beds, replaced the geraniums that were potted in spring with fall mums and planted several mums and pansies. The purchase of these plants was made possible through our profit from the plant sale. We will be back in November with bulbs to plant in some relatively barren areas of the garden. and we hope to plant a few flowering shrubs and perennials in the spring. If any non-members are interested in helping us with this project, please use the CONTACT take at the top of this page to let us know. UPDATE: Two PLGC members

A No-Rain PLGC Event

Plantation Lakes Garden Club held our second annual PLGC Fall Expo and Plant Sale on Saturday, September 23, It as a beautiful sunny day, unlike our three previous plant sales, and we were very glad to welcome so many people. This event provided an opportunity for PLGC members to educate and inform our neighbors about some of the things we do. We achieved this by placing signage that describes our some of our projects: Blue Star Memorial, Rain Barrel Initiative, Plant it Pink, and our Youth Project. Several Plantation Lakes residents shared their original art, which lined the walls of the community center, and we had a Master Gardener on hand to provide advice to anyone with questions about

September Gardening Guide

Summer comes and goes, but gardening continues long after Labor Day! Follow the Monthly Gardening Guide at for tips on timely care for vegetables and herbs, trees and shrubs, perennials and annuals, lawns, and even house plants. Let's look at just one tip from each of these categories: HERBS & VEGETABLES: Plant cool season vegetables now (cabbage, turnips, kale, mustard, spinach, lettuce, broccoli, collards, carrots, beets). TREES & SHRUBS: Keep shrubs and trees watered to make sure they go into winter hydrated. PERENNIALS & ANNUALS: Divide spring-blooming bulbs, hosta, and daylilies; replant using a granular root stimulator for best results. LAWN: Over-seed, patch, o

New Delaware Garden Clubs Website

Welcome to the new official website for Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs. went live on September 1, just six weeks after I was drafted by DFGC Lisa Arni for the role of planning, building, formatting, writing content, taking and finding pictures, and endless tweaking and polishing. Thank goodness for many years of experience working with professional website developers who created several generations of real estate websites for my business, using my content and photos. Who could have imagined that someday I would put that experience to work creating a website for a state garden club? There are 43 pages of content divided into two areas: The home page that is pictur

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