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Pics from Greens And Things 2017!

Greens And Things 2017 was a great success!  Thank you to everyone for your hard work on Saturday December 2nd 2017    

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Thank you for a successful Greens Sale

Thanks to all who took the tour, the gardens and gardeners, and the members who helped in many small and large ways.   Hope to see you all at the Greens Sale DECEMBER 1, 2018.  

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Girl Scout Troop #52176

In September, 2017, Junior Girl Scout Troop #52176 toured the Fleur de Lune Garden at Robin Hill in Moon Twp. This was the first step in preparation to earn their Girl Scout Gardening Badge.  What a fun group of 4th grade

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Fall at its finest!

This is a favorite of Marcia Welsh’s…taken last fall. The joys of retirement-being present to capture that special moment. Fall at its finest!

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Radiant colors at Robin Hill!

Look at these lovely pictures from our new garden, submitted by Marcia Welsh. Stop by our new herb garden (follow the sidewalk from the parking lot to the left of the manor house, it will lead you to the new

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New Garden Shed!

Our  new garden shed has arrived and been installed.  Thank you Merrianne for all your hard work in researching our options.  It’s lovely!  We are impatiently waiting for the grass to grow so we can get in there and plant

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Earth Day 2017

Beautiful setting for Earth Day, so warm and sunny. Great day for parents to enjoy the day with their children.  The parents were invited to shop, and select flower, vegetables and herb seeds from “Seeds From My Garden”, giving them

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Saving Vegetable Seeds by Helene Demels

Seeds from my Garden Asparagus Cut the ferns with berries from the female plants and allow them to dry a few days in the field or inside. Soak berries and remove “skins”. Place the seeds on a paper towel to

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Saving Flower Seeds by Helene Demels

Seeds from my Garden The seeds of almost all flowers are ORTHODOX that is they are best dried well and stored in sealed containers at 34 to 41 degrees.  Alyssum  Hand pick the flower heads when brown and they begin

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Saving Herb Seeds by Helene Demels

Borage Each fruit contains four nutlets. Harvest the dried flower heads by hand. Spread the dried heads on screens to dry further, then thresh or rub to remove the seeds. Oregano The perfect flowers are arranged in complex clusters. Seed

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