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Christmas Market at the Potting Shed: December 4th!

The Rowayton Gardeners will hold their 2021 Christmas Market at the Potting Shed (33 Highland Avenue) on December 4, from 9 am to 1 pm!

The Market will feature designer-quality wreaths and center pieces, one-of-a-kind gifts, plum pudding, mini trees and ornaments – all reasonably priced. A range of fabulous items will be on offer at the Silent Auction, and Santa all also be on hand to welcome children and grandchildren.  Don’t miss this popular fund raising holiday event sponsored by Fairfield County Bank and supporting sponsor Rand Insurance.

Come support the Garden Club’s mission of spreading the word about conservation, maintaining most of our public spaces, introducing children to the joy of growing living things, and raising community awareness about the environment.  Join us and treat yourself to something beautiful for your home, family and friends.

“Virtually Yours” Online Sale November 17th – 28th

Ready to start your holiday shopping? On Wednesday, November 17th, the Rowayton Gardeners will host their second “Virtually Yours” online store.  More than 175 items will be offered for sale! We’ll have all sorts of festive gifts and unique ornaments, fresh bundled greens and our designer- quality wreaths ready for purchase at  http://rowayton-gardeners.myshopify.com starting early morning on November 17th and continuing through November 28th. Shop early to get the best selections.

Your purchased items will be available for pick up at The Potting Shed behind the Rowayton Community Center on Saturday Dec. 4th from 9am – 1pm at our in-person Christmas Market.

When Dividing Plants in Late Summer or Fall, Think Big

Horticulture Magazine has a helpful article on how and when to divide perennials in late summer and early fall. Many perennials can be divided right now and plant division is an easy and free way to increase your garden’s plant population (or share with a friend).

Rowayton Gardeners Leadership Team

At our Annual Meeting (this year with a lovely luncheon in the Library Courtyard at the Rowayton Community Center) we welcomed our newly approved officers and appointed chairs.  Check out the list on our website! Please note that our wonderful Co-Vice Presidents, Kevin Tepas and Lisa Lahaussois, will assume presidential duties until we have a new President for the Club.  Please contact Julie Griffiths if you have an interest in the position and would like to learn more.

Have a Savvy Summer

By mid-summer, perennial gardens can start to look overgrown, annual flowers begin to fade, and bugs may be munching on your vegetables. Savvy Gardening shares some  tips for revitalizing your flower gardens and keeping those veggies in high production all summer long.Wend your way through this ad-strewn but helpful checklist.