SLGC September 2018 Information Sheet – Upcoming Events

Weymouth Dirt Gardeners need plants – Want to thin out or eliminate some of yours? Dig them up and deliver them to the Propagation Garden any Friday morning.

Mascara Wands – Got any old tubes of mascara? Bring them to the meeting. Collecting wands for Wildlife Preservation. They use them to clean birds feathers. You can clean the wand with Dawn and bring it or just bring the whole tube.

Sandhills Horticultural Society Fall Plant Sale – Saturday, October 6, 2018
⦁ Pre-Order by September 28th
⦁ Email Carolyn for an order sheet

Mike McGrath presentation to benefit The Healing Garden – October 23, 2018
⦁ Tickets $25 Call 910-695-7500
⦁ 5 pm at CCNC
⦁ NPR Host of “You Bet Your Garden” – Organic gardening specialist

Part II – Hummingbirds – Friday – October 25, 2018 – 1 PM Ball Visitors Center
⦁ Email ⦁ to register – Free
⦁ Part 2 of Susan Campbell’s presentation – winter and Hummers

Books West Book Club – Author, Larry A. Nielsen – Monday, November 19th
⦁ Author of Nature’s Allies, inspiring narratives of eight conservationists who changed the world
⦁ Sign-up to get more information

Weymouth Christmas House – Thursday -December 6 to Sunday – December 9
⦁ Garden Club members who volunteer as Hosts get a free ticket
⦁ Shifts are Thursday – Saturday AM 10-12:30 or PM 12:30-3, Sunday Noon-2
⦁ Provide name, garden club, phone #, email, day & AM or PM. Email – ⦁
⦁ First come basis – signup by October 1st for best chance to get your preference!

October SLGC Meeting – Understand your Septic System – Jonathan Godfrey – Thursday – October 11th

November – SLGC Bus Trip to Bishopville – Sign-up and Pay ASAP – $40 for member and $45 for non-member. Leaving at 8 am, return approx 3:30 pm.

Women of Seven Lakes are selling the book – Seven Lakes – A Place in the Sun, written by Ann Bass. Details the beginnings of Seven Lakes and the vision of Fred Lawrence. $10 each. You can sign up to purchase a copy.

Veteran’s Salute – “Field of Honor” Flags: Form to purchase a flag available upon request. Ask and Carolyn will email you one. Due before October 1st.

Soil Samples: Pickup boxes from Carolyn or assembly at October meeting!