PLGC Blog

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 their website at destateparks.com/park/trap-pond/

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 the first Wednesday of each month. Each club will save the collected jewelry and take it to the June DFGC meeting. A committee of volunteers will clean it, organize it, and price it to sell at the November 2018 DFGC meetin

'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 be planted about 6 inches deep. Smaller bulbs will be planted 3-4 inches deep. The depth of planting is measured from the surface level of the soil to the point of the bulb. The distance between plants is measured from t

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS, INC.

President: Gay Austin

4401 Magnolia Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri 63110

CENTRAL ATLANTIC REGION

of STATE GARDEN CLUBS, INC.

Director: Gail Corle Manna

9956 William Penn Road

Imler, Pennsylvania 96655

DELAWARE FEDERATION of

GARDEN CLUBS

President: Connie Raymond

111 Pennwood Drive
Dover, Delaware 19901

© 2016-2020 Margaret Woda. All rights reserved.