Notes July 17 — Hillbrook Inn Tour

Hillbrook Inn

Gardeners Exchange Group: Meeting 17 July 2021 Location: Hillbrook Inn, Summit Point WV Topic: Hillbrook Inn Home and Garden Tour Hillbrook: a beautiful estate in Summit Point is situated on property that was part of George Washington’s first land purchase. The home itself was built by Brigadier General Frank E. Bamfort after World War One…

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Notes June 19 — Hardneck Garlic

hardneck garlic

Gardeners Exchange Group: Meeting 19 June 2021 Location: Home of Jane Blash Topic: Hardneck Garlic After a full season of isolation, about thirteen GEG members and guests gathered at the home of Jane Blash for a plant exchange and an in-depth presentation on Growing Hardneck Garlic by Terry Thorson. Terry showed photos of the growing…

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Notes May 15 — Wildflower Walk

Ferry Hill Planation

Gardeners Exchange Group: Meeting 15 May 2021 Location: Ferry Hill Plantation in Sharpsburg Topic: Wildflower Walk Approximately 15 people gathered at the parking lot of Ferry Hill Plantation with many plants to exchange and to participate in a spring wildflower walk. It was a brisk and beautifully sunny day! Pictures were taken and much greetings…

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Notes September 19 — Begonias, Cannas, and Dahlias


Gardeners Exchange Group Meeting 19 September 2020Location: Zoom!Topic: Grow Dahlias, Cannas, and Tuberous Begonias with Becki Jones Well, we did it again! Had a virtual GEG meeting with LOTS of technical glitches!! Hopefully we can meet in person next season and not have to deal with the technology! Thank you to those who were finally…

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Notes December 13 — A Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

Gardeners Exchange Group: Meeting 13 December 2019 Location: Home of Becki and Ed Jones Topic: Raised Bed Winter Wonderland GEG’s winter wonderland garden gathering took place on Friday evening, December 13, at the home of Becki and Ed Jones. Each year, Becki and Ed create an extensive lighted holiday display encompassing their entire gardening area…

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