Family-Filled Thanksgiving Traditions

The much-anticipated all-American holiday full of tradition with family and friends is nearly upon us. From quirky family favorites to time-honored classics, Thanksgiving traditions often make for the most memorable moments; not just because they’re familiar, but because they serve as reminders of all those you hold dear, or are welcoming into the family’s embrace.Continue reading “Family-Filled Thanksgiving Traditions”

As Autumn Approaches

After arguably the best June in recent memory, our local area endured a hot, dry summer. We gardeners have kept a close—almost obsessive—eye on the weather forecasts hoping Mother Nature will eke out some measurable precipitation. Luckily, some plants thrive as summer heats up. Perhaps you have a few plants that flower through sweltering AugustContinue reading “As Autumn Approaches”

Why Plant Natives?

Though thousands of perennials are available, native perennials have a special role in the garden. By definition, a native Pennsylvania plant is one that grew in Pennsylvania before the European settlers arrived, as opposed to exotic plants which came from other countries after that time period. Natives have many advantages. Because they evolved here, theyContinue reading “Why Plant Natives?”

Talking Up the Garden Walk

As the time draws nearer, the anticipation grows stronger for the club’s upcoming Garden Walk on June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a total of 13 participating locations from Morrisville to Washington Crossing for the low fee of only $20 (cash only please). The wristbands can be purchased ahead ofContinue reading “Talking Up the Garden Walk”

The Little Shows

One aspect of our monthly meeting is the “Little Show” in which interested members submit their entry based on the theme and corresponding criteria—which changes monthly. Prior to COVID, the live entries were transported to the meeting site where they were displayed and judged. Ribbons for first, second and third place, plus honorable mention, ifContinue reading “The Little Shows”