Garden Club tours Trap Pond
It was a chilly but sunny day in October when Plantation Lakes Garden Club members and guests boarded several pontoon boats to tour Trap Pond, the northernmost surviving stand of bald cypress trees in America. This was an optional program, a bargain, educational, and lots of fun... an outing that we highly recommend to anyone in this area. For more information about boating, camping, hiking, educational exhibits, and recreational opportunities at Trap Pond State Park, visit t
Are you ready to JUMBLE?
Are you ready to JUMBLE? The popular DFGC fundraiser is back this year, by popular demand. Here's how it works... From now until the June DFGC 2018 meeting, club members will sort through their jewelry to set aside any that they don't wear - perhaps some they received as gift but never got around to re-gifting - and bring that jewelry to their next garden club meeting. Janet Parham will be collecting the jewelry from Plantation Lakes Garden Club members at our meetings on th
'Tis the Season for Planting Bulbs
Now is the time to plant your spring-blooming bulbs, according to the October Gardening Guide on PlantationLakesGardenClub.org. The tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and crocus you plant now will be a sight for sore eyes in spring! If you're new to planting bulbs, you might be wondering how deep to plant them. According to Brecks.com, the rule of thumb for bulb planting is two to three times as deep as the bulbs is tall. This means that large bulbs like tulips or daffodils will