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Coastal Garden Club ® P.O. Box 3301, Shallotte, NC 28459
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We're a group of gardeners in Brunswick County, North Carolina who have a great time learning about gardening and working together on a variety of community projects. Our focus this year is attracting pollinators to your garden.
Planting native plants in your garden will help the wildlife, provide you with a low-maintenance yard, and will bring beauty year round to your gardens.
Click HERE to link to our December News Bulletin. It's full of great native plant suggestions to use in your garden as alternatives to exotics you find at your local home improvement garden shop.
For example, did you know our native bees prefer native Spicebush over Forsythia?
Don't miss this interesting and useful article.
Four members of the Coastal Garden Club participated in the inaugural Art of the Bloom event Jan. 6-8 in Wilmington.
Floral designers from across the state received a photo of a piece of art from the Cameron Art Museum in Raleigh. Using their creativity they interpreted the art piece in a floral design.
Member Marge Comer received the third place ribbon for her interpretation of her painting.
Club president Sherry Jeffries, and members Bonnie Giehl and Lisa Jennings also submitted entries.
Monday, Feb. 27
Shallotte Presbyterian Church
9:30 a.m. Flower Arranging: Vertical (Heavenly Style) Design Using a Pinholder
By Marge Comer
This line design, created in the Oriental manner, uses a pinholder, a shallow open dish, and very little plant material. A line determines the eye’s visual path and a vertical line is uplifting and inspirational. The main placements in this design represent Heaven, Man and Earth.
10:30 a.m. Social
10:45 Horticulture Show and Grow
11 a.m. Program: : “Channel Your Spring Fever by Getting Ready For Warmer Weather”
By Al Hight
Learn what you can to do now to make your garden beautiful for the upcoming season (year).
Al Hight is currently the director of New Hanover Cooperative Extension and the Arboretum.
Al is also the host of the TV program “Coastal Gardener”.