Saturday, May 17, 2014

86th Annual Convention - 14-15 May 2014 - Macon

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One of the Convention Chair persons with the
National President.








The National President!!


Even if you were not able to attend the 86th Annual Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Convention in Macon, Georgia I trust that you will enjoy these pictures.  I tried to get a good picture of all of the designs and all of the informative displays.  You will also note that the President of the National Garden Clubs, Linda Nelson was present.  She gave a very inspiring and also informative talk at the Wednesday Evening Awards Banquet.  The crowd pictures were also taken at that Banquet.

Friday, April 18, 2014

April Beauty in Middle Georgia

Garden Club Members Everywhere realize that we have much to be proud of and also Thankful for.  Please encourage your friends and neighbors to also enjoy that which surrounds us all.

Today I share some of the beauty that we enjoy in Middle Georgia.  I realize that South Georgia is ahead of us and that North Georgia will be a bit later.  As always, I encourage everyone to enjoy the beauty in the Gardens.  

Thank You!!!!






Saturday, March 1, 2014

Blooming In Middle Georgia - 1 March 2014

Camellia Japonica  This flower is the Winter and Spring
Camellia.  It thrives in a shaded area with well drained soil

Lenten Rose - Helleborus orientalis.  This lovely flower is appreciated
because the Deer do not consume it.  It stays green all year and
the lovely flowers are in abundance from January through
March.  This year they have been about five weeks late.  In order
to obtain great pictures of this flower you must lay on the soil.  It
thrives in shade in a well drained area and enjoys the cover of Camellia
and other shade loving shrubs.  It is my favorite flower of the Winter
Season.







Snowdrop - Galanthus nwalis.  These lovely flowers thrive with
no attention.  Ours love their placement at the base of
several trees in th Woods behind our home.



Daffodil - Narcissus.  These lovely flowers are also
about five weeks behind a normal bloom season.
They are beautiful this year and are blooming in
abundance.


Another shrub which is in flower at this time is the Daphne Odera.  It has a sweet fragrance and I enjoy it very much.  If you have never experienced the fragrance of the Daphne Odera think of a Tea Olive and multiply that fragrance at least five times.  A lovely low care shrub that blooms in the Winter and stays green all year.  The Daphne Odear which adorn our Garden enjoy their placement under the Camellias and thrive with no special care.  We have enjoyed these for at least eighteen years.