December Holiday Luncheon

Home of member Chuck Baumrucker

Originally scheduled to be held at Tam's Backstage, the luncheon will be graciously hosted by Carol and Chuck Baumrucker.

Lunch will be served within view of the Baumrucker's beautiful backyard garden.

Club members will bring cookies and a "White Elephant" gift for swapping. Regifting is encouraged, but cost for new items should not exceed $10.00.

November Program Recap

'All about Propagation'

Presented by:

Mickey Gazaway, Garden Club Coordinator

Pike Nurseries

  

Mickey discussed several methods of propagation, which included layering, rooting in water and stem rooting.


(Below Mickey co-hosts 'Lawn and Garden' radio show with Walter Reeves.)

Fascinating facts about plant propagation:

  • Seedlings don't come true because the parent is usually a hybrid.
  • Hellebores are done by tissue culture in order to get an exact clone.
  • You can get new ferns by placing jars around old plants - spores are on the ground and will develop inside jar due to extra moisture.
  • Using green containers will make water rooting develop faster.
  • Cutting through some roots about a foot from a native azalea can force a new plant to develop from roots that form at the cut.

Calendar

January 2018

  • January 9:  Club Meeting "Environmental Stewardship by Recycling" . . . Cumming, GA
  • January 17:  Native Plant Symposium . . . Athens, GA

February 2018

  • February 13:  Club Meeting "Sprucing Up and Showing Off" . . . Cumming, GA
  • February 16:  Arbor Day in Georgia
  • February 23-25:  Atlanta Botanical Gardens Flower Show "A Toast to Georgia's Film Industry"

March 2018

  • March 1:  GCG Capitol Conservation Day . . . Atlanta, GA
  • March 13:  Club Meeting "Spring Luncheon and Fundraiser" . . . Cumming, GA
  • March 18-21:  Deep South Convention . . . Memphis, TN
  • March 28:  South Georgia Native Plant Symposium . . . Tifton, GA

April 2018

  • April 10:  Atlanta Botanical Garden of Gainesville "Field Trip" . . . Gainesville, GA
  • April 10-12:  GCG State Convention . . . Macon, GA
  • April 15-21:  Garden Week in Georgia
  • April 20-21:  Tri-Refresher . . . Augusta, GA
  • April 27:  National Arbor Day

May 2018

  • May 8:  Club Meeting "Plant Exchange" . . . Cumming, GA
  • May 21-24:  NGC Convention . . . Philadelphia, PA

June 2018

  • June 3-9:  National Garden Week
  • June 7:  Northside Hospital Labyrinth Garden "Photo Shoot" . . . Cumming, GA

July 2018

  • July 8-10:  GCG's "Wild & Wonderful Experience Camp" . . . Mansfield, GA

September 2018

  • September 11:  Club Meeting "Georgia's Mountain Treasures" . . . Cumming, GA

October 2018

  • October 9:  Laurel District Fall Meeting . . . Dalton, GA
  • October 16:  Club Meeting "Building Community Thru Gardening". . . Cumming, GA

November 2018

  • November 13:  Club Meeting "All About Propagation" . . . Cumming, GA

December 2018

  • December 11:  Holiday Luncheon . . .Cumming, GA