Dear Members and Garden Friends
MEETING: Wednesday, December 9, 11:00 AM
PROGRAM: Holiday Luncheon (No Program)
December is a time for our gardens and us gardeners to rest, spend time with family and friends, and express gratitude for our many blessings. This month we will have our popular cov- ered dish luncheon where we can enjoy great food and the wonderful friendships within our group.
for more info contact Rose@DunwoodyGardenClub.com
"Flowers seem intended for a solace of ordinary humanity."
Building the edgeworthia flowers for February
"From December to March, there are for many of us three gardens -
Please check out "Gail the Gardener" column on the Redbud website. Go to www.RedbudDistrict.com and click on Education, then Gail the Gardener. Also Renee Hopf has a very nice Birds and Bees page. Lots of good info on this site.
"I heard a bird sing
'We are nearer to Spring
Lime colored in the summer and burgandy in the fall - Nice!
"I heard the bells on Christmas Day
|"Yule, is when the dark half of the year relinquishes to the light half. Starting the next morning at sunrise, the sun climbs just a little higher and stays a little longer in the sky each day. Known as Solstice Night, or the longest night of the year, much celebration was to be had as the ancestors awaited the rebirth of the Oak King, the Sun King, the Giver of Life that warmed the frozen Earth and made her to bear forth from seeds protected through the fall and winter in her womb. Bonfires were lit in the fields, and crops and trees were "wassailed" with toasts of spiced cider."
- Yule Lore
For more information, contact: rose@DunwoodyGardenClub.com