Fairfield Harbour Garden Club

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FAIRFIELD HARBOUR GARDEN CLUB

Mark your calendars:

WHAT'S NEXT.....

NEXT FHGC MEETING AND MORE....

The next General Meeting will be on Monday, 10/10 at the Community Center at 9:30.

FALL HARVEST POT LUCK

After a short business meeting, the annual Fall Harvest Potluck Luncheon will be held.  Please contact Sandy Riggs and let her know what you will be bringing:  Members are asked to bring a dish along with a printed recipe of ingredients for those that have food sensitivities.  Create something from the garden to share (i.e., pumpkin bread, apple cobbler, pickles, soups, or main dish items). Put you name on your dishes and utensils please

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Here's the link for the 2021-2022 FHGC Year-end slideshow that was shown at the June Social:

https://youtu.be/GtpmG3z0wbw



FHGC SCARECROW COMPETITION FUNDRAISER

If you want to take part in the competition, please register with Jan Rietzel at [email protected]
Requirements:
Teams of 5 or 6, or individually to build scarecrows. You can choose your own team or join one by signing up- Team Rosters must be provided to the Board.
A minimum height of 3ft. Must include at least 1 pumpkin- could be part of scarecrow construction, in the fabric, or part of decoration- does NOT have to be real. All supplies are provided by the teams.
Completed scarecrows will be displayed at craft show for voting (must be in place by 8:00 am) at the Community Center Parking Lot. The community will buy tickets to vote for a nominal fee. Proceeds to go to scholarship fund.
Let’s have some fun and enjoy the fall season.

FHGC MEMBERSHIP DUES

2022-2023 MEMBERSHIP DUES

Dues are $10 for a household (yes, spouses are welcome). You can pay your dues at June meeting or drop them off to Carolyn (Carrie) Berry (6009 Stern Court) or Phyllis Godwin (225 Chateau Drive); make check out to the FHGC.

Membership fees are due and payable on June 1.  Membership fees not paid by the September 15 are considered delinquent and your name will not be listed in the 2022-2023 directory.



IF your information (address, telephone number, email address) needs to be updated, please let Carrie or Phyllis know and/or send email to [email protected]


DEATH OF FHGC MEMBERS

It is with great sadness and grief that I inform you that:

Judith (Judy) Nelson passed away on May 3, 2022.
Judy has been an active member of the FHGC for many years and served as Treasurer and was a Master Gardener.  She will be sadly missed.

Kenneth (Ken) Haeussler passed away on June 26, 2022.




NEW MEMBERS

MEMBERSHIP FORMS CAN BE FOUND AT THE COPY, PASTE, PRINT Tab, at the Membership table at the FHGC Meeting or email [email protected] and one will be emailed back to you as an attachment.


The membership dues are still, $10 per year, per household.

You can mail or drop off (brown box) your dues to:
Carolyn Berry @ 6009 Stern Court
or
Phyllis Godwin @225 Chateau Drive




See GARDENING EVENTS - TRYON PALACE & NEW BERN area following for what's scheduled in the area.  This includes the Programs at the Craven County Extension Offices and Demonstration Gardens

SEE PROGRAMS & EVENTS TAB TO SEE UPCOMING FHGC "STUFF"

Gardening Events - NEW BERN AREA

NEW BERN GARDEN CLUB

YOU ARE INVITED

The New Bern Garden Club

presents

Supper at the Garden

Pine Cone Home & Garden Center

4136 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Boulevard 

MONDAY, AUGUST 8

6 pm - 8 pm

Featuring

"The Making of a Small Water Feature for Nature and Beauty"

Presented by Wendy

Admission:  $20 per person

Complimentary Supper with wine, ice tea and dessert


RSVP before July 28 to secure your reservation:


email:  [email protected] and mail your check made out to  NBGC to Barbara Odgers, 304 Bungalow Drive, New Bern, NC  28562



TRYON PALACE


Upcoming Events:


More at https://www.tryonpalace.org/events/may-garden-lecture-series 

Bees and Blooms Exhibit at NCHC April 5 – August 28, Cannon Gallery

More at https://www.tryonpalace.org/events/bees-and-blooms-exhibit 

  

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities:

Garden Workers -MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE DUE TO COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for volunteers to come in forpruning, planting, raking, mulching, watering, weeding, mowing, fence repair, trellis work. We appreciate volunteers who are willing to come in on a regular basis, but it is not required. It is recommended that volunteers bring garden gloves, sunscreen, hat, insect repellent and water or a water bottle.

Volunteers are needed during the hours of 8:00 am – 11:30 pm and 1:30-4pm, Monday through Friday each week. Contact me at  [email protected] to sign up.

 

We hope to see you soon!

Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager



CRAVEN COUNTY EXTENSION

Programs at the Craven County Extension Offices and Demonstration Gardens

Check the website for any programs/classes going on:
https://craven.ces.ncsu.edu

Pinecone Home and Garden Center4136 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd, New Bern (call 252-631-5975 to pre-register for these free workshops):

Harbourside Garden Co. - 15495 NC Highway 55, Bayboro (call 252-745-0010 to pre-register for these free (unless noted) workshops)


 NEW STUFF!!!!
The 2021-2022 year-end slideshow can be watched on YouTube (13:22 minutes):

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the 2019-2020 FHGC year was cut short and our lives were impacted by quarantining and social distancing.  However, there were some pictures that I was able to get together for a slideshow and here's the link:


The 2018-2019 year-end slideshow (without music due to copyright issues) can be watched on YouTube (23 minutes):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQO8_aibtgM&feature=share


The 2017-2018 year-end slideshow (without music due to copyright issues) can be watched on YouTube (19 minutes):
https://youtu.be/GBeYusfvlBg?list=PLC8h1xMGiCdqZVF1YOKQbJo89N4uXbzvT

The 2016-2017 year-end slideshow (without music due to copyright issues) can be watched on YouTube (19 minutes):    https://youtu.be/bKa9_FULQ1Q

For upcoming programs, please see the PROGRAMS AND SPEAKERS TAB


For those of you on Facebook....



The FHGC has been set up as a GROUP on Facebook.  To become a member, please do a SEARCH or FIND for Fairfield Harbour Garden Club and put a request in to become a member.