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      DTEGC Gift Wrapping
      By lavender at Dec. 16. 2016. with No Comments
      Posted in: Uncategorized

      The Down to Earth Garden Club will be wrapping gifts at the DuBois Mall from Friday, December 18 through Christmas Eve.  The group will be there from 10 a.m. (or earlier) until 9 p.m. every day and until closing on the 24th.  The station will be along the main corridor near General Nutrition Center. There...

      Planting a Butterfly Pot
      By lavender at Nov. 6. 2016. with No Comments

      It is charming to have colorful butterflies flitting around your home like flying flowers. Can you encourage their presence if you don’t have a flower garden because you live in an apartment or simply don’t have the time or space for one? Certainly it is possible, although you might not get them in the quantity...

      The Grass is Always Greener………
      By lavender at Mar. 18. 2016. with No Comments
      Posted in: gardens, Uncategorized

      Remember the old Erma Bombeck book, The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank? I’m sure that she meant it as a joke considering that comedy was her stock in trade but perhaps there some truth in this. Think about what your septic tank does and how it works. All of the household waste...

      Are Colored Mulches Safe?
      By lavender at Feb. 11. 2016. with 4 Comments
      Posted in: Uncategorized

      Is colored mulch safe for plants? There is certainly a lot of controversy surrounding these colored mulches. We may be asking the wrong question when we put the emphasis on the colorant. The problem with colored mulches is that often they are made of scrap wood. This is actually the most dangerous aspect when dealing...

      Volunteer of the Year Award
      By lavender at Nov. 20. 2015. with No Comments
      Posted in: Uncategorized

      Congratulations to our hard working member who received the Volunteer of the Year Award for her work with the Downtown Renaissance Group and the Down to Earth Garden Club. 


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