Thank You Raleigh for another successful RGC Plant and Gift Sale
Historic Polk House in downtown Raleigh
The Raleigh Garden Club holds a spring plant sale each year to raise funds and to educate and advise the public about gardening, Proceeds from the sale allow us to give back to the community in the form of donations as well as our many Civic Improvement projects.
The following special programs for adults and children were included in 2019.
Paul Buescher of the NC Gourd Society discussed a brief history of gourds and their uses with decorative examples.
Brie Arthur, noted horticulturalist and author, presented a talk on “Foodscaping in Pots”
Shay Blakemore of the Raleigh Garden Club read an award winning book to children called From Seed to Plant and helped them pot up radish seeds in a clear plastic cup to take home and watch grow.
Sandy Purvis, also of the Raleigh Garden Club,presented “Honey Bees, Pollination and Honey” including a tasting of several different kinds of honey.