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BCGC Tues. Jan. 26, 2016 Meeting Canceled Due to Weather

posted Jan 11, 2016, 4:38 PM by Bowie-Crofton Gardener   [ updated Feb 15, 2016, 12:55 PM ]
*** Planned to be combined with the Feb. Meeting

Gardening Catalog / Web Site Swap Meeting

The Best Gardens, Come from the Best Seeds and Plants.
What are they and where to get them?

Sooner or later we will have a snow day this winter.  You need to have a few gardening catalogs to look at till the roads are clear.  On Tuesday,  January 26th at 7 Pm in the Kenhill Center the Bowie-Crofton Garden Club will have a lively discussion and information exchange on where to order the best seed and plants.

Please bring catalogs to view or give away.  Many unusual and useful plants can only be found by mail order.   Today there is an entire world to order from via the internet and paper seed catalogs.

  • We also will discuss,  when, where, and how to use catalogs and the Internet for this purpose. 

  • We will look at how to select plants and seeds for our area.

  • We will touch on organic vs conventional seed.

  • We will explain hybrid seed vs genetically modified,  vs open pollinated.

  • A handout of web sites, electronic catalogs, and paper catalogs will be presented and discussed.

Please bring the catalogs you use or the web addresses of useful web sites you use when ordering seeds and plants.

Elmer Dengler,  a veteran of many a mail ordered seed and plant order, will lead the discussion.

Remember too we will begin working on the spring plant sale.  We want your help in planning this event.    Spring will be here soon. 
 Seed Catalog