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Youth Garden Club

Cultivating Young Minds, A Garden of Love

December 23, 2020 | by Diane Harbin, Membership Committee

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Ditch Lilies

May 16, 2022 | by Donna Rouch, NGC second vice president

As I traveled through Iowa, I came across a massive bed of ditch lilies in bloom.  The bright orange flowers on tall spikes were spectacular.  It reminded me of my childhood on
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Do I Need to Say Anything More!

January 24, 2022 | by Donna Rouch

Epiphyllums are such incredibly beautiful, magnificent plants. Everyone should own at least one, or maybe two or three! Don't you agree?
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Do Mess with Mother Nature

December 27, 2021 | by Pat Neasbitt

When we garden, we are “messing” with Mother Nature, often going against her wishes as we struggle to grow plants for our pleasure.
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Don't Eat My Tulip!

November 15, 2021 | by Donna Rouch

I have planted tulips, crocus, and other spring-flowering bulbs. Some bulbs like daffodils appeared in a yellow profusion that was breathtaking.
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Earth Day
Environmental Concerns

Earth Day 1970-2021

April 19, 2021 | by Judy Newman

Wisconsin’s Senator Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day, organized the first event on April 22, 1970.
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Endangered Animals And Wildlife Are Exhibiting New…

March 21, 2020 | by Sarah McReynolds, Plant America Committee

Endangered  Animals And Wildlife Are Exhibiting New Phenomena
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poetry contest

Engage Youth Through the NGC Poetry Contest

August 09, 2021 | by Susan E. Yoder

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Fall is Garlic Time

September 09, 2021 | by Peggy Riccio

As fall approaches, thoughts turn to garlic. Growing your own garlic is easy, and the cloves are tastier than what you purchase in a grocery store.
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Fall Plantings for Year-round Beauty

October 24, 2021 | by Pat Neasbitt

Fall is a great time of year to plant some choice ornamentals in your yard to bring home autumn's magical display as well as year-round attraction.
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Fall Projects For Monarchs

March 16, 2020 | by Marian McNabb, Chairman Monarch Watch

Fall Projects for
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pollinators and trees
Pollinators and Insects

For National Pollinator Week, Think Trees!

June 17, 2021 | by Peggy Riccio

For National Pollinator Week, Think Trees!
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