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GCV Centennial Daffodil Still for Sale

Dear AGC Members, There is still time for you to order the GCV Centennial Daffodil, 'Green Arrow!' This mid-season daffodil, offered for the first time and developed by Brent and Becky Heath, celebrates the Centennial of the Garden Club of Virginia. The white perianth segments show heavy substance while the funnel-shaped corona...
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President’s October Letter

Hi ladies, October is a busy month and this month's newsletter is full of great information and links to upcoming events!  If I missed something, please let me know.   I hope to see all of you at our meeting on the 24th. We have a wonderful meeting planned and some great surprises. Deneen View page

Photography Show Schedule and Guidelines

Dear Augusta Garden Club Members, SURVEY: Thank you for completing the Photography Survey that was disseminated at the September meeting! We were thrilled with the 38 responses which were carefully reviewed to plan activities for the year. Results showed that some, but a limited number of members, have entered photography shows...
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Invitation to Oct. 24 Club Meeting

MAD ABOUT GARDENS, OBSESSED WITH FOOD?? ENJOY TEA & LEARN ABOUT THE ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE’S SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY GARDEN & FOOD FARMACY AT AUGUSTA HEALTH   THE AUGUSTA GARDEN CLUB October 24th, 3:30 TINKLING SPRING PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, FISHERSVILLE AMI GARDEN TOURS AVAILABLE, 2:30 -3:30 View page

Art Go Bloom Invitation

Dear Members, Please see the attached flyer for an interesting Floral Design opportunity! The Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke is proud to announce its biennial Art Go Bloom exhibition (May 16-19, 2019). From Garden To Gallery -- Art Go Bloom (AGB) is a special four-day fundraising event featuring fresh floral masterpieces inspired by works from...
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Daffodil Judging School Opportunity

Are you interested in learning more about daffodils or even becoming a daffodil horticulture judge? Here's an educational opportunity for you, especially if you missed the series of American Daffodil Society Judging Schools that GCV hosted over the past three years.   While this is the first step towards being a daffodil horticulture...
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Photography Schedule for October AGC Meeting

Ladies, We are excited to share the schedule for the October photography show with you.  The classes are broad and the subjects should be easy to capture on some of these lovely fall days.  Remember that Golden Hour light is magical, and everything will look better then than if you shoot during...
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President’s September Letter and Updated Yearbook

Below please find a link to this month's letter, which includes information about next week's club meeting, the GCV Common Wealth Award, committee updates, and photos from the Floral Design Workshop. Also linked below is an updated Mini Yearbook, which includes a few updates and corrections from the version sent in August. I hope to...
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Horticulture News

HORTICULTURE NEWS Horticulture schedule for the September 19 club meeting show The AGC Horticulture committee invites you to bring entries to the September meeting horticulture flower show. The schedule of rules and classes is attached below. Entries will be accepted from 9:00 until 9:30, and judging will begin at 9:30. Please note you...
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September 19 Flower Show Information

Ladies,

Attached is the FLOWER SHOW SCHEDULE for our September 19 show.  You will see we have selected arrangements similar to what we believe our first members would have created 100 years ago when there was much scarcity following WWI.  The arrangements are not complicated and are intended...

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Monticello Farm & Garden Newsletter

I thought our AGC members might enjoy this email from Monticello- it's very interesting and informative.  And they have some great gardening events coming up!  The post can also be found at http://view.tj.monticello.org/?qs=3d58cb98a9f7fd4405daab44c2c9cc1e24a17258c57ac888651b67e1bfc51b4e12984c9b00f7b51c8db9df2c12a5a0799df586d82dce4087ba167cbaa81f199052fa905a4b247847a2310837aef90b56 Deneen
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Pictures from GCV Lily Show

Dear Members, I want to share a few photographs with you from last week's Garden Club of Virginia Lily Show in Goochland. Carrie Darracott, GCV Lily Chair, did a wonderful job of organizing a beautiful show- congratulations Carrie! This should inspire us all to plant more lilies! Additional photos can be...
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Dues Reminder

FRIENDLY REMINDER! Club membership dues are due by July 1st.  

Mail to checks to Kathy Garrison, 503 Mountain View Drive, Staunton, VA  24401

  • Active: $180
  • Associate: $195
  • Sustaining: $205

Make checks payable to the Augusta Garden Club.

Thank...

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President’s June Letter and Pharsalia Reminder

Below please find a link to this month's letter, which includes a recap of our May 9 annual meeting and the spring plantings of dogwoods around town as well as a reminder of our field trip to Pharsalia this Wednesday. If you have not done so already, please RSVP on the Event Sign up page...
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Time to Update Your GCA Member Profile and Add a Photo!

Dear AGC Members, With GCA's 2020 Annual Meeting fast approaching, Zone VII leaders are asking YOU to complete your online profile by uploading a photograph of yourself. GCA’s pictorial directory will help our 18 clubs and 1400 members network more effectively as we move toward our collaborative event in Asheville. Uploading your photo is easy: 1. Log on...
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Hostess Assignments for Historic Garden Week Tour

Below are the hostess assignments for the HGW tour on April 21. Cards will be handed out at Wednesday's meeting. Please direct questions to Katie Spurlock by texting or calling 649-1775. You will notice we still have a few spots to fill. If you have suggestions for possible hosts, please let Katie know. (Schedule updated...
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