"Slim and Trim" workday is Friday February 21 at 9:30 am. Let's gather at the gazebo and get started with a short exercise session follwed by cleaning and trimming plants. Small bed rakes and clippers will be helpful.
UPDATE: the Plant Exchange can now be found here! Plant Exchange:
* Purpose: The purpose is to post plants or seeds you have to offer or those you want.
* Instructions: 1. Using your first name and initial of your last name, enter enough information to notify members of what you have or want in the "Comments" section. 2. All comments on the "Givers, Takers and Flower Bed Makers" post must be in the context of arranging exchanges of plants or seeds among members of Norchester Garden Club only. 3. Exchanges are done under user's discretion. NorchesterGardenClub.com has no control over nor responsibility for exchanges made on this site. 4. Messages addressed to or intended for a particular user should be sent by email and are not allowed in the exchange.
Curly leaf parsley (P. crispumcrispum group; syn. P. crispum var.crispum) is more decorative than flat leaf parsley and therefore used more in garnishing. It is a host plant for caterpillars. This particular plant is growing and survuving the polar vortex well in the Sturm Bed.
Rudbeckia hirta, black-eyed Susan, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to the central United States. It is one of a number of plants with the common name black-eyed Susan. Other common names for this plant include: brown-eyed Susan, brown Betty, gloriosa daisy, golden Jerusalem,Poorland daisy, yellow daisy, and yellow ox-eye daisy.
A scheduled workday is planned for Friday February 21. You are wished a wonderful Valentine's Day and invited to work off delictable calories at "Trim and Slim" workout/workday. Goals are to clean beds of winter's deadwood, leaves and weeds. Also it is time to prune crape myrtle.