Happy New Year! Winter, with its peaceful snow, has arrived. This is the time of year I love to watch the birds at the outdoor feeders. The cardinals, juncos, titmice and sparrows are entertaining to see as they vie for positions on the feeders. And, the hopeful squirrel lurking nearby for a few tidbits offers endless delight. The garden is busy with visitors!Read More
FEBRUARY 26, 2019
Breezewood Garden & Gifts
17600 Chillicothe Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
“Hands on Workshop”Read More
Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve: Restoring a Calcareous Muck Fen
Flora and Fauna: The Jane Colden Native Woodland Garden and Animal Habitats
Sniff and Savor Garden at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: Enriching Community and Revitalizing Landscape
CLICK HERE to vote!Read More
Harbingers of Spring!
SLGC Online “Peoples’ Choice” Photography Contest
Photos by SLGC members; judging by SLGC members.
Newbies welcome and encouraged to try something new.Read More
…for the Next SLGC Flower Show!
Cornucopia will be the theme of our Fall Flower Show and here are a few fast facts to get you thinking about next October!Read More
from Margaret Wilson, Garden Club of Cleveland
Zones IX and X Floral Design Committee Rep
Happy New Year to you all, and here's to another wonderful year of creative and fun floral designs.
Here are the two latest Tip of the Month articles for you.Read More
So, you have waited patiently for the required 12-16 weeks of bulb chilling. Now, it’s time to reap your reward!
Remove your pot from its chilling spot and observe the bulbs – there are often yellow shoots coming out of the soil. Place the pot in a low light location for about a week where the temperature is between 50-60 degrees to slowly ease your bulbs out of their cold storage.Read More
You’re not alone! The multicolored Asian ladybeetle (Harmonia axyridis) can be a frequent visitor inside our warm homes in the winter, sometimes to our great consternation. Introduced in to the southern US in the early 1900’s to control soybean aphids, the Asian Ladybeetles are now well established across much of the country, to the detriment of native lady bug species.Read More
This month we are getting personal about your eating habits. Does this strike a little too close to home? We hope not, because its’s one of the easiest and most basic ways to do good both for your personal self and for the environment. Eat much less red meat.Read More
What's the news? What did you hear over the garden gate? Has your contact information changed since the new Directory was published? Who heard what? Who has learned something to share with us? Who has a great new idea? Who loves to share the miracles of nature? It's all here!Read More
The holidays have almost passed, the cold has settled in, and it is time to start dreaming of spring gardens and the glorious blossoms of summer. In a few weeks, our mailboxes will start to fill with the seed, perennial, tree and shrub catalogs. It is always a pleasure to dream of additions to the garden, or to create fantasy gardens with exotic specimens.Read More
Tuesday, January 22
9:30 am - coffee /10:00 am - meeting
followed by speaker
“Shade, Glorious Shade”
Jenny Rose Carey
Gilmour Academy, Tudor House
34001 Cedar Road
Gates Mills, OH 44040
RSVP to Judy Eakin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-840-1860Read More
My late mother-in-law, Margaret Marting, joined the Shaker Lakes Garden Club in 1946, soon after moving to Cleveland with her husband, Del. She and her good friend, Clara Rankin, joined in the same year. Margaret was born in 1913 in Suffern, New York.Read More
Have you forgotten something? It’s not too late.
Gifts to the fund for Charitable Projects given in 2018 will be tax-deductible, this year, to the full extent of the law if mailed by December 31. Mail checks to Carol Provan, 2 Hampton Court, Beachwood, OH 44122.Read More
Jennifer Moeller organized a great troupe of Provisional Members to plan and execute the Greens Workshop on December 11 at Plymouth Church. A lovely time was had by all who attended and made beautiful arrangements to adorn their houses during the holidays.Read More