Thursday, December 4, 2014

2014 Christmas Party

Dear Fellow Gardeners,
Another year has flown by! Come celebrate the season and fellowship at our SHGC annual Christmas pot luck. It will be held Saturday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. It will be held at the clubhouse at Autumn Ridge subdivision. We will be having a dirty Santa gift exchange. Please bring a wrapped gift in the $10-$15 range. It is potluck, so please bring an item to share. Ann will be cooking a ham and provide coffee, tea and punch. This year's charity is the Center of Hope in Columbia.  It supports victims of domestic violence. If you wish to donate, please make your checks out to the Center of Hope.
We certainly hope all of you can make it and help wrap up another great year!

Monday, November 3, 2014

2014 November Meeting

Hello Friends,
The next meeting of the SHGC will be Saturday, November 8 beginning at 9 a.m. The program will be presented by Peggy Leeh on composting.  We will be holding a canned food drive as well, so please bring your non-perishable items to the meeting for collection.
See you all there!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

2014 October Meeting

The next meeting of the SHGC will be Saturday, October 11th at the Winchester Center. It will begin at 9 am with refreshments and the meeting at 9:30. Our speaker will be Becky Matthew speaking about daffodils. See everyone there!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Growild's Fall Sale

Fall is a fantastic time to plant! Growild's Fall Sale is Saturday, October 18, 2014 come rain or shine. It is from 8 am - 5 pm. Everything will be 10-50% off. It is an extensive Native Plant nursery that has wildflowers, ferns, vines, grasses, shrubs and trees. If you have never been, it is quite overwhelming. They have so many plants available. It makes a great group field trip. Just leave room in the car for taking home purchases!
Growild, Inc.
7190 Hill Hughes Rd.
Fairview, Tn 37062
615-799-1910
www.growildinc.com

Sunday, September 7, 2014

2014 September Meeting

The next meeting of the SHGC will Saturday, September 13 beginning at 9 am. We will be meeting at the Winchester Center. We will be doing a craft project. It is a coffee can vase. If there is time left, we will also have a Q&A Session.   Items you will need to bring include: coffee can, twigs, and a glue gun. Paper and ribbon will be provided for you. Look forward to seeing everyone there!

Monday, July 28, 2014

2014 August Meeting

Our next Spring Hill Garden Club meeting will be on Saturday, 
August 9th, at the Winchester Community Facility. We are pleased to have 
author,Rita Venable as our speaker. She is a writer, photographer, and 
speaker whose much-loved subject is nature, but especially butterflies.  
She will present the lecture"A Home For Butterflies"
 
At the end of her presentation, you have the option of purchasing her new 
book, Butterflies of Tennessee, Maywood Publishing, 2014. It is $24.95 
online. She will be signing copies!
 
Here is a description of the book from her website, RitaVenable.com
 

If you love butterflies, this is the book for you! Whether you enjoy a hike in the woods or a jaunt to a botanical garden, Butterflies of Tennessee
 will show you which butterflies you are seeing out there! Beyond 
identification, it will teach you about inviting butterflies to the 
places where you live, work, and play. This book is an easy to use 
handbook with full-color photos of eggs, caterpillars, chrysalises, and 
adult butterflies.
Features
  • Full-color photos and descriptions of all 124 species of Tennessee butterflies
  • Photos of eggs, caterpillars, and chrysalises
  • Color guides for identifying adult butterflies and caterpillars
  • Range maps and flight periods for each species
  • Plants that caterpillars feed on and adults nectar on
  • Butterfly gardening tips specific to Tennessee
  • Fun Facts for each species
  • Habitat descriptions and favorite spots of local butterfly enthusiasts
  • Tips on butterfly-watching

Monday, July 14, 2014

2014 July Meeting

Our next meeting of the SHGC will be Saturday, July 19th at the Winchester Center beginning at 9 a.m. Our speaker will be Jack Shaw, WCMG. He will be discussing growing vegetables. No one signed up for hospitality. Ann is asking if you can bring something to share. Look forward to seeing everyone there!