- Boone County Garden Club creates Floral Blanket Fri 24 Mar 2023
- Boone County Garden Club – Installation of Officers Fri 24 Mar 2023
- AWARDS FROM 2022 Sat 18 Mar 2023
- GCKY President’s Message – February 2023 Wed 1 Feb 2023
- Environmental Schools – Course 1 – ZOOM & Hybrid Sat 28 Jan 2023
- National Garden Club Convention 2023 (Tue 2 May 2023 – Fri 5 May 2023)
- 2023 Crescent Hill Garden Tour (Sat 3 Jun 2023) Louisville
- Danville Garden Tour (Sat 10 Jun 2023) Danville
- Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens and Historic Home Tour of 'Botherum' (Sat 17 Jun 2023 – Sun 18 Jun 2023) Lexington
- The Boone County Garden Club Presents "Your Neighborhood Garden Tour" (Sat 24 Jun 2023)
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THINGS TO DO – autumn
Last week marked 60 years since Rachel Carson wrote “Silent Spring”” in which she promoted using cultural methods to control insects saying they were far more effective in the long run than spraying pesticides. Stink bug(Halyomorpha halys) invasion has begun. … Continue reading
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Dig and Store tender tropicals for next year’s flowers.
Many of our most beautiful summer flowers are tender tropical plants that will not survive our winters. It is a waste of time to dig them each fall and waste of money to have to repurchase each spring. That is … Continue reading
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Watch the video “Edible Gardening” with Bud Qualk, Chair of Edible Gardening for National Garden Clubs, now on our GCKY Youtube Channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwJYTEnLe7s
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Berea College: Campus for Pollinators and Learning
Lauren Roefels shares how pollinators (and draft horses) have a home at Berea College, Kentucky.
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Interested in Environmental School?
Members interested in Environmental Schools can go to the National Garden Club (NCG) website (gardenclub.org) to identify the next school available & the location. Click on “NGC Schools”, then “Find a Course”, and then just follow the prompts. Currently, Course … Continue reading
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In the Garden – April
Ticks have arrived and are waiting to drop from shrubs and trees onto you. Thoroughly treat clothing with tick spray. Wear light-colored long pants and long sleeve shirt, and hat. Tuck pants into socks, and gloves over sleeve cuffs. Check … Continue reading
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2020 KNPS Botanical Symposium
On Dec. 11, 2020, Kentucky Native Plant Society held their first virtual membership meeting and botanical symposium. For several years, KNPS has organized a botanical symposium in the fall with a goal of bringing together professionals, citizen scientists, academics, gardeners … Continue reading
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William Beau Weston Awarded GCKY Enrichment Award For 2020
This award is given annually to a non-garden club member or organization that exemplifies the goals of The Garden Club of Kentucky. Thanks to the vision and dedication of one man, Danville’s tree canopy will be increased by at least … Continue reading
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KY Nature Preserves – News for 2020
Kentucky Nature Preserves manages four distinct programs to conserve Kentucky’s natural areas. While these programs all share common goals—rare species habitat, environmental education opportunities, and conserving natural areas through a combination of land acquisition, conservation easements, and public-private partnerships– they … Continue reading
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Things to do in November
Peonies – Remove this year’s perennials spent foliage. If peony foliage has fallen, rake it up to prevent disease carrying over to next year. If still attached pull it from the base. Do not add to the compose. Plant peonies … Continue reading
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