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President's Message | june 2017

summertime is here!


I hope you’re all enjoying your gardens with your new plants from our Plant Sale. It feels like it went by so quickly, working up to the sale, then the sale, and now so much free time. I’m enjoying this cooler weather working in my garden but I must say I miss seeing all of you on Saturday mornings. I’m still so amazed at the amount of plants we sold. I did love the variety of plants we had this year and apparently so did our customers! I’m already picking tomatoes (yum) and I’ve planted, among other things, a nice variety of chrysanthemums from the sale. I’m looking forward to seeing their blooms in the fall. As usual, I bought more than I planned but we always manage to find spots for them. Next we’ll be off on our field trip to Annie’s Annuals which I’m really looking forward to. Oh boy, more plants.


I hope you’ll all join us at the Selder’s on June 26 for our annual Summer Potluck. Come and get to know other DIGgers better, eat some great food and enjoy our Curious Container Competition. All members are invited and it’s always a lot of fun. Hope to see you there.



June 26—Dig’s 29th anniversary celebration and Summer potluck

DELTA INFORMAL GARDENERS (DIG)

Important Dates

We meet on the fourth Monday of each month, 7:30 pm at the Brentwood Community Methodist Church,
809 Second Street in Brentwood.

Board Meetings are held on the first Tuesday, (after the first Monday),
of each month in the Fireside Room.

General Meetings
June 26—Anniversary Potluck
July 24
August 28

Board Meetings
July 11
August 8
September 5

Propagation Workshop

Propagation has ended for 2017. Check back in fall for more information.


2018 Annual-Perennial Plant Sale
May 12, 2018
Wolfe Ranch

Join us at Bob and Cecilia Selders’ garden to celebrate another year of DIGGING!.


We will celebrate with a potluck supper and Curious Container Competition (see your Weeder for more information). Dinner starts at about 7 pm, with setup and “Cocktail Hour” at 6 pm, please come early if you can help. Bring an entrée, salad, side dish Hors d’oeuvre or dessert, or anything else you would like to share to serve 8-10 people. DIG will furnish water, glasses, plates and utensils. You are welcome to bring wine, beer or any other beverages to share.


All members are welcome! Hope to see you there!

Helen Wheeler, Vice President, Programs

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