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Arbor Day Gardening Girls Study Club November 30, 2017
Arbor Day Celebration Thursday, November 30, 2017 11 am
Andrew Jackson State Park
You are cordially invited to participate in our Arbor Day tree planting ceremony. This site was selected to honor the celebration of 250th Anniversary of President Andrew Jackson’s birth and the 50th Anniversary of the “Boy of the Waxhaws” sculpture.
Welcome History of Arbor Day Tree Poem Planting of the Tree
Blessing of the Tree
“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” Nelson Henderson
Pictured l to r: Katherine Doty, Brigitte Shuler, Betsy Steele, Rita Brewington, Brenda Miller, Sarah Floyd, and Maida Dantzler. Photo by Peggy Little
Immediately following the business meeting, everyone enjoyed a delicious pot-luck lunch. Brigitte provided a beautiful venue, complete with a hand-made table cloth, and told the group about her recent travels to Europe where she and her husband toured on a motorcycle. Her delightful daughter-in-law, Amanda, joined the group, as
After lunch, Brigitte led the group into her back garden, where we planted hyacinth bulbs. Brigitte provided the rich soil for the bulb plantings, and advised the members on the proper way to plant the bulbs, and care for them over the winter months.
KING ALFRED GARDEN CLUB
The King Alfred Garden Club held a “How To…” at their October meeting and the photo shows some of the beautiful arrangements made by Club members.
PINE GARDEN CLUB
Pine Garden Club honored departing member June Metts with a picnic lunch and tour of Landsford Canal where the famous Spider Lilies were in bloom. After a brief walk on the trail to see the spider lilies, the Pine Club members enjoyed a picnic at the park and presented June with a special silver spoon. June has moved to Murrells Inlet; we are sure she will continue her interest in plants, herbs, and gardening.
Pictured from left to right: Jane Barnhill, June
Metts, Peggy Fitts, Pat Chapman, Linda
Bartone and Peggy Crouch
Country Gardeners of Trenton, SC
The Country Gardeners dedicated a Blue Star Highway Memorial Marker on Nov. 2, 2017.
From L to R: Senator Shane Massey, Betty Gourdin, GCSC Blue Star Highway Marker Chairman, JoEllen Barbare, Country Gardeners Treasurer and Blue Star Marker Chairman, Trish Bender, GCSC First Vice President, Jimmy Lee, Purple Heart Recipient, Yvonne Jordan, GCSC 2nd Vice President and Congressman William Clyburn.