By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Mountain Shadow Garden Club events

Monday, April 14
If you need a break from preparing taxes, plan to attend the regular monthly meeting of Mountain Shadow Garden Club (MSGC) on Monday evening, April 14, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. The program for April features Sara Henderson.

The topic of her talk is “Unusual Bulbs for Fall Planting”. Sara is a lifelong Atlanta gardener, garden designer, frequent lecturer including the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Southeastern Flower Show, Spruill Center for the Arts, Lanier Museum of Natural History, and Georgia Department of Agriculture. She is the Past President of the Georgia Perennial Plant Association and Past President of the American Hydrangea Society. She has appeared on Georgia Gardener for PBS and HGTV’s A Gardener’s Diary.

MSGC is open to men and women of all ages who enjoy learning more about a wide variety of gardening topics. The meeting and program activities begin promptly at 7:30 pm. Refreshments and socializing follow. Eastminster Presbyterian Church is located at 5801 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain. Free. For more information or for directions, call club president Jeff Raines at this number: 404-641-8633.

Plant Sale Set for Saturday, April 26
Mountain Shadow Garden Club will present its popular plant sale--an annual event--on Saturday, April 26 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 5801 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain. The sale begins at 8 am and ends at 3 pm. It will be in the same parking lot area where the event has been staged in recent years. The sale offers a wide range of perennials, annuals, shrubs, and other plants and garden materials that are well adapted to the local area. Club members with many years of experience in gardening around this area will be on-hand to help customers make selections and learn about caring for new purchases. For further information or directions, call Scott Uthlaut at 770-923-9762.