Annual Meeting & Luncheon on June 9th

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All members are invited – and encouraged – to attend our year-end meeting and luncheon on Thursday, June 9th from 11 am to 1 pm at the Community Center! We’ll celebrate the year just past, peek at what lies ahead, and have a look at our very first Rowayton Gardeners Yearbook (tons of photos!) – orders will be taken at the meeting!

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Pinckney Garden Gets a New (Old) Fence

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The next time you are downtown, take a moment to visit the Pinkney Historical Garden on the bank of the Five Mile River near the Historical Society Barn.  It is gorgeously planted, staked and now surrounded by beautiful period fencing.  Parts of the fence had lived in sections behind the barn for years after being salvaged from the old train station. The old fence has now been replicated and rehabilitated to fit the Pinkney plot, making that historical garden even more attractive and meaningful as the fence work was made possible through a memorial donation.

Spring Sale Soggy But Successful!

2016 Plant & Tag Sale

Thanks to the hard work and donations of members and to the steady stream of customers for our Plant & Tag sale, we netted over $8,000 last Saturday! The week preceding the sales was challenging due to the wet weather and the sale itself was even more so. Still, in the words of Chair Erin Combs: “The perennials that were dug from so many of your beautiful gardens were lush, healthy and great sellers!  Bravo to all of you who dug your little hearts out and an even bigger thanks to those of you who graciously offered up your spaces for us to cull plants from.

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Potting Shed Retreat!

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For those of you who have wished that you might spend an entire day at The Potting Shed just being a creative, peaceful gardening person…well, we have just the event for you!  Please join us first the evening of Friday, June 4th, for a 2-hour introduction and welcome with cocktails. The following morning you’ll arrive for our Healthy Lifestyles Sampler Retreat…a delectable day-long affair that includes the following activities with area professionals:

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Norwalk Grass Roots Tennis & Education

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Rowayton Gardeners had a great time last week helping the Grass Roots Tennis kids set up their garden for spring.  Any volunteers who would like to meet with the group are encouraged to contact the NGRT&E leadership team to find out how they can get involved on a onetime basis or regularly.

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