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Happy Thanksgiving to All!

Family, friends, food and football – not to mention the ever-fabulous NYC Macy’s parade – what could be better?  As Rowayton Gardeners, we are grateful for this opportunity to thank our community for their appreciation of our efforts throughout the year, to thank the hundreds that take part in our programs and field trips, to thank businesses, organizations and governmental partners who help us to increase awareness about our shared environment and to express gratitude to our fellow members (all 125 of them!) who collaborate in so many wonderful ways to achieve our club’s many-faceted mission.  Happy Thanksgiving to All!

Dangerous Holiday Plants for Pets

You may want to read this article from petMD as it names almost all of the wonderful plants traditionally associated with the holidays!  “There are some types of decorative plants that are toxic to dogs and cats. In some cases, only mild indigestion and discomfort will result, in other cases, the toxicity can lead to more severe health problems, and even fatalities.”  Check out the list and recommendations for how to avoid a nasty holiday surprise.

Christmas Market Workshops 2017

The 2017 Christmas Market will take place on December 2nd from 10 am to 1 pm and our Gardener elves are hard at work to create the best sale ever!  Join in the fun at one of the many workshops scheduled, and please call Chair Frani Taylor at (203) 838-7068 if you have questions.  All members are welcome and materials will be provided.  The full schedule is below (all workshops will be held in the Rowayton Community Center Moose Room this year):

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Christmas Market Silent Auction Donations Needed

Donations of goods, services and cash are needed from Gardeners for the Christmas Market Silent Auction on December 2nd. Members may make a donation of cash (suggested deductible gift is $20) that will be put towards a group item at the Silent Auction, a donation of goods or services they personally can provide – or goods and services solicited from businesses and other individuals in the community.  Here is a copy of the donation form you should use for your own gift or gifts you receive from others (fill out one for each item and give the item and signed form to Frani Taylor).

Rowayton Gardeners’ Annual Christmas Market 2017

The Rowayton Gardeners’ Annual Christmas Market will be held Saturday, December 2nd, from 10 am to 1 pm at the Rowayton Community Center, 33 Highland Avenue. Don’t miss this popular holiday event sponsored by Fairfield County Bank and Rand Insurance. You will find great items for holiday decoration that include not only more than 100 designer-quality wreaths, but also boxwood trees and festive table arrangements, all created by our members. In addition, the Community Center will be brimming with reasonably priced unique holiday gifts, ornaments and a fabulous Silent Auction.Continue reading