A Day Of Gardening Program Offered Feb. 23

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Tennessee Federation of Garden Club, Inc.-District III is sponsoring the eighth annual "A Day of Gardening" seminar on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 822 Belvoir Ave. in East Ridge.

Gardeners of all levels of interest and experience are welcome to attend presentations on various aspects of gardening.  There will be a 50-minute presentation at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.  At each time slot, there will be three presentations from which to choose.  The topics are varied and the hardest decision will be which to attend, officials said.  

Topics include: Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots: how plants got their common names; Propagation of Wildflowers; preparing your roses for beautiful blooms; Native plant gardening in the shade; What to plant for fall blooms; A Garden tour of Paris and vicinity; A garden tour of Belgium; Camellias; and Herbs.

There will be a free continental breakfast and lunch of homemade soups, bread, desserts and drinks.  "Enjoy a time to socialize with your fellow gardeners," organizers said.

Registration for the event is $20 before Feb. 18.  Make check out to TFGC District III and send to Cora Feintuch, 1097 Constitution Dr., Chattanooga, Tn. 37405, or $25 at the door.  The fee includes class attendance, breakfast and lunch. Include an email address for confirmation. 

For more information, contact Ann Brown at wabrowntfgc@gmail.com.


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