Notes April 16 — Planning Meeting

Sam Michaels Park

Gardeners Exchange Group: Meeting 16 April 2022 Location: Sam Michaels Park, Jefferson County WV Topic: Planning Meeting and Plant Exchange The Gardeners Exchange Group gathered for its first meeting of the 2022 season at Sam Michaels Park in Jefferson County with 17 members and guests in attendance. The purpose of the meeting was to plan…

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Notes September 18 — Care of Community Trees

Jefferson Memorial Park

Gardeners Exchange Group: Meeting 18 September 2021 Location: Jefferson Memorial Park, Charles Town WV Topic: Care of Community Trees GEG members met at Jefferson Memorial Park in Charles Town for a program by Ellen May entitled Care of Community Trees. Ellen holds a masters degree from American University in Informational Systems and has worked at…

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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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