Plum Beach Garden Club is once again sponsoring
Here We Grow.
The public is invited to take home free vegetable, herb and flower seeds (and seed starter kits while they last).
PBGC members will share their expertise on soil testing, when and how to plant, garden care and more.
Children are encouraged to attend.
Our thanks to Ocean State Job Lot for providing more than 1,000 seed packets!
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Help Pollinators Survive
As part of their Youth Education program, members of Plum Beach Garden Club engaged with 45 second graders at Fishing Cove Elementary School to plant milkweed.
They discussed the importance of Monarch Butterflies as pollinators, and that milkweed is essential to the survival of the Monarch population.
They also talked about other pollinators that are endangered, especially bees, and how we can help them survive.
Where there's a will there's a way .... On a steamy August day, the Board of Directors of PBGC found a nice shady spot under a tree, brought their lawn chairs, and had an in-person meeting ... safely distanced of course. Sure beats the Zoom meetings.
Monthly club meetings usually start in April every year ... except not in 2020! Hopefully in-person meetings can begin again soon. But in the meantime, members continue to groom and maintain the club's many community beautification projects in North Kingstown.