Thursday, July 1, 2010
CRAPE MYRTLES - MEMBERSHIP - FALL SCHEDULE
posted by admin at 19:58 || under Monthly Newsletters
Crape Myrtle"The Lilac of the South"
Dynamite Crape Myrtle
Crape Myrtles are a popular choice for gardeners. They require very little maintenance and provide beautiful color in the heat of the summer. Crape Myrtles are most popular in the south, gaining the nickname the lilac of the south, but are enjoyed by gardeners across the country. Their scientific term, Lagerstroemia, was coined in 1759 in order to honor Magnus von Lagerstroem, an avid naturalist. The common name in America, Crape Myrtle, is derived from the crape-like appearance of the flower.
The Crape Myrtle was introduced to Charleston, South Carolina from China and Korea, in the late 1700's by the French botanist Andre Michaux. Today there is a crape myrtle to fill every landscape need, from specimen type trees to fast growing dwarf types. In the United States it can be seen anywhere south of USDA Zone 6, doing best and avoiding fungal ...
Sunday, September 13, 2009
FALL FESTIVAL 2009 NEWSLETTER
posted by admin at 15:31 || under Monthly Newsletters
|Subject: Fall Festival and Yoga|
|Yoga Thursdays & Family Friendly Fall Festival|
There are some wonderful happenings on the horizon for this fall. There are yoga classes, the annual "Run from the Ducks" race and our big Fall Festival.
September 17th through October 22nd, 2009
Thursdays at 6:00 pm
What better location than a tranquil garden atmosphere to enjoy yoga. Classes start Thursday, September 17th, will take place each Thursday at 6:00 pm and will run through October 22nd. Our sessions will be led by the lovely Jane Baldwin, RYT 500, who is a Priya trained Yoga Therapist. You may use this link to learn more about Jane.
Fees: Garden Members $72; Nonmembers $100.
The fee covers all the classes and is due at the first class. The price is the same regardless of how many classes you attend.
Run from the Ducks '09
Saturday, September 26, 2009
For more information contact:
Tony Mathison, Race Director at 325-646-6807.