Mark your calendars:
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
Here's the link for the 2021-2022 FHGC Year-end slideshow that was shown at the June Social:
FHGC SCARECROW COMPETITION FUNDRAISER
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.
FHGC 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.
DEATH OF FHGC 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.
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"
NEW BERN GARDEN CLUB
YOU ARE INVITED
The New Bern Garden Club
Supper at the Garden
Pine Cone Home & Garden Center
4136 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Boulevard
MONDAY, AUGUST 8
6 pm - 8 pm
"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
Bees and Blooms Exhibit at NCHC April 5 – August 28, Cannon Gallery
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
Pinecone Home and Garden Center – 4136 Dr.
M.L. King Jr. Blvd, New Bern (call 252-631-5975 to pre-register for these free
Harbourside Garden Co. - 15495 NC Highway 55, Bayboro (call
252-745-0010 to pre-register for these free (unless noted) workshops)
Harbourside Garden Co. - 15495 NC Highway 55, Bayboro (call 252-745-0010 to pre-register for these free (unless noted) workshops)
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.