Club meets at B&M Greenhouse

Published 10:10 am Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Redbud Garden Club met Aug. 22 at B&M Greenhouse in Farmville with Rebecca Giles and Sarah Schember as hostesses. According to a press release members were treated to refreshments as they arrived and Schember led the group in devotions.

“Chris Rogers of B&M Greenhouse gave a program about fall planting,” officials said in a press release. “Planting trees, shrubs and perennials in the fall allows the plant time to develop a good root system before the cold weather sets in.”

The release cited that usually the weather is cooler so those gardening may need to water the plant less than they would during the summer although watering is still necessary. 

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“He gave examples of different plants that do well in the fall and some you really should plant in the spring,” officials said in the release.

“Dog Days, fresh flowers in a horizontal arrangement, (which) may incorporate one or more accessories, earned blue ribbons for Rebecca Giles and Jo Smith. Red ribbons were received by Janet Higgins and Nancy Schaeffer. Blue ribbons were awarded to Liz Dunn, Dottie Fahrner, Mary Hazlegrove, Alice Metts, Nancy Schaeffer and Sarah Schember for “Footprints in the Sand,” a design with a beachy theme, with a red ribbon for Janet Higgins. Specimen ribbons were awarded as follows: Janet Higgins, five blue, two red; Nancy Schaeffer, four blue, two red.