Monday, May 25, 2015

2015 June Meeting and Flower Show

The SHGC Plant and Flower Show will be Saturday, June 13th beginning at 9 a.m. located at the Winchester Center.  Last year's show was a resounding success. It was great to see what our members are growing.  So come join us and  bring something from your garden! Here is additional information regarding the show.
  
  • We will not be having a business meeting,
  • There will be an award in each category; flowers, bouquets, foliage, container gardening.

GUIDELINES:
  •         All plant materials must be fresh and grown by the club member.
  •      You can have more than one entry. 
  •        Species are flowers, miniatures (plants that are a smaller version of an existing variety), plants, ferns, and herbs. 
  •        Flowers of only one species must be in clear vases, one stem in each vase.
  •        All other plant material can be displayed in a container of your choice and you can double pot if you want to.
  •        There will be an Educational Exhibit table available if you want to bring rare specimens or educational reading material.
  •       All exhibits must be labeled with scientific & common name on numbered cards provided.  The names will be written in by the participants and use the back for feedback.

HOSPITALITY:
 Ann Gombos and Patsy McClary will provide coffee, tea, and punch.  Everyone else will be asked to please bring finger foods to share.

Monday, May 4, 2015

2015 May Meeting

The next meeting of the SHGC will be Saturday, May 9th at the Winchester Center beginning at 9 am. It is a Q&A session. We have many Master Gardeners and very knowledgeable members, so bring any gardening issues or questions.

Monday, April 13, 2015

2015 April Meeting Additional Information

Here is some information on Ron Novak and more on his upcoming presentation. Hope to see everyone there! 
Ron serves on the WCMGA Board of Directors and serves as the leader of MG volunteers at the historic Carter House. There we are reconstructing the 1870 orchard, vegetable garden, and grounds – using the same heirloom trees and plants that existed at that time.  He also serves on the Gardens & Grounds Committee of the Battle Of Franklin Trust, which manages the Carter House and Carnton Plantation in Franklin.  Ron's garden was featured on the popular Nashville PBS TV series “Volunteer Gardener” and also in the Tennessee Gardener magazine.

More on his topic for Saturday, April 18th:
How To Improve Your Back Yard Without Spending The Kid’s Inheritance
·         Photos & Tips on Water Features
·         Visit England’s Exquisite Gardens & Estates
·         Learn More About the Williamson County Master Gardener Program

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Native Plant Festival, Growild

Growild is having their annual Native Plant Festival on Friday, April 24 and Saturday April 25 from 8 am til 5 pm rain or shine. Plants are 10-50% off. There will be music and wagon rides.

7190 Hill Hughes Rd
Fairview, Tn 37062
615-799-1910
Www.growildinc.com

2015 April Meeting

The next meeting of the SHGC will be Saturday, April 18th at the Winchester Center beginning at 9 am. Our program will be on backyard water features. Ron Novack from the WCMGA will be our speaker. His garden has been featured in the TN Gardener and on Talk of the Town.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

2015 March Meeting

The next meeting of the SHGC will be Saturday, March 21 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Winchester Center. Our presentation will be by Leilani Herbert on Organic Gardening.  We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Monday, February 2, 2015

2015 February Meeting

What could be more romantic than an English garden on Valentines Day?! Come join us Saturday, February 14th at the Winchester Center for an exciting program on English garden design.  We begin at 9 a.m.  Following the presentation we will have a brief business meeting. Please remember to bring your dues. It is $15 for singles and $20 for couples.  We look forward to everyone joining us.