Green Thumb Garden Club To Meet Oct. 23

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Green Thumb Garden Club of Collegedale/Ooltewah will be meeting on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m.

Scott Drucker of Dream Gardens Landscaping Design and Installation and previously with the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, will be presenting "Designing for Fall Interests".

The club will meet at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove at 9650 Leyland Drive in Ooltewah. Visitors are welcome.

For more information, contact Rita Vital at 423 505-6605


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The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold its first 2019 meeting at the Ducks Unlimited National Headquarters in Memphis. The two-day meeting is set for Jan. 17-18 (Thursday-Friday). ... (click for more)

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Outdoors

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Breaking News

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Opinion

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Roy Exum: Me and Bob McKamey

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