Monthly Archives: June 2019

Can These Trees be Saved?

Some tips and information from the Arbor Day Foundation about assessing damage to trees after a storm arborday.org/media/stormrecovery/for-homeowners.cfm

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Native Plants for Pollinators and Wildlife

click this link below to download a printable chart POLLINATOR PLANTS FOR GCKY (from The Garden Club of Kentucky), gardenclubky.org KEY:  s = sunny, ps = part sun, wd = well drained, d = dry, m = moist Common Name … Continue reading

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Online Resources – Education about Pollinators

POLLINATION – ONLINE EDUCATION RESOURCES: The following link to a You Tube presentation on Pollinators is perfect to review pollination with students who understand the basic concepts.  http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/xHkq1edcbk4?rel=0 http://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/documents/AttractingPollinatorsV5.pdf. A wonderful pamphlet from the US Forest Service on pollinators. http://www.gardenclub.org/projects/presidents-projects/backyard-wildlife-habitat.aspx. Learn about … Continue reading

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State Champion Red Oak at Wallis Arboretum

The GCKY was presented an award on June 19, 2019,  from the Kentucky Division of Forestry for the State champion Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra) located in the front yard of the Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum, headquarters of the Garden … Continue reading

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Save Oct 7 for Carriage House Dedication

Wallis Arboretum Carriage House Restored The Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum Committee has announced the “Save This Date” for the newly restored 1903 Carriage House dedication. Monday, October 7, 1:00, The Garden Club of Kentucky will sponsor the ribbon cutting and … Continue reading

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Garden Tips – June 2019

Visit the Wallis Arboretum’s Butterfly, Entrance, Children’s and other gardens throughout. Come enjoy. Share the adventure with children. Birds – Filling bird feeders can be messy. Measure how much each feeder will hold fill several self-sealing bags, or gallon milk … Continue reading

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In the Arboretum – June 2019

Traditionally, the first full week of June is National Garden Week. What better way to celebrate gardening than at The Garden Club of Kentucky – Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum annual Arbor Day Celebration, Friday, June 7. The dedication of plants given … Continue reading

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