HERE’S AN ARTICLE FROM HORTICULTURE MAGAZINE ABOUT COMPOSTING PUMPKINS: Can you compost pumpkins? Yes, pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns can be added to the compost pile, but you will want to follow these tips for the best success. No compost pile? This post includes tips for garden uses for your leftover pumpkin, too. First and foremost, if you’ve turned your pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern, be sure to remove candle wax and any non-natural decorations from it. If you did not carve your pumpkin, scrape out the seeds. Pumpkin seeds that make their way to a compost pile may sprout and really prosper...
Snail Flower - worth the wait!
I have been growing this, Snail Flower, all summer long. It has finally started blooming. Beautiful with an exquisite fragrance!
We've been planting beautiful pots! Beautiful plants and more will be for sale on the day of the
Saturday, May 18 from 10:00 - 5:00 Hosted by the Garden Club of Chevy Chase Visit 8 beautiful gardens in Historic Chevy Chase Village and shop for unique plants and garden items. Ticket pick up will be at One Quincy Street beginning at 10:00 AM Saturday, May 18. Gardens close at 5:00 PM
Garden Club of Chevy Chase Spends Valentine’s Day with Residents of the Chevy Chase House
Members of Garden Club of Chevy Chase had the pleasure of being invited to Chevy Chase House, a community for senior living, to join with residents in making beautiful Valentine’s Day bouquets, with red and white flowers donated by Trader Joe's in Bethesda. Residents tried their hand at flower arranging with design tips and helping hands from Garden Club members. The final arrangements were beautiful and by sharing a common interest through a special activity it was a joyful Valentine’s Day for all.
Garden Club of Chevy Chase Initiates Shrub-Tagging in The Village
Members of Garden Club of Chevy Chase (GCCC) have found a way to enhance the Village parks. The GCCC Conservation Committee has joined forces with the Chevy Chase Village Parks and Green Spaces Committee to provide shrub-tagging throughout the Village parks, including the: Brookville Road Park, Little Triangle Park, Oliver Street Park, Buffer Area and the Betty English Garden. Members began tagging in their own Betty English Garden, a lovely small space located at the corner of Brookville Road and Oxford Street. Following the tagging of this area, members tagged shrubs in the Buffer Area. The Club has allocated funds...