The garden club presents a community event: coshocton beacon today

Town & Country Garden Club members pictured from left are: Phyliss Debnar, Catherine Kirch, Paula Hathaway, Ellyn Meiser, Karen Andrews, Roma Vance and Rick and Cathy Hudson. (Submitted)

The Town and Country Garden Club will be presenting a free public event called Get Growing in Your Community on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in the Frontier Power Community Hall, 770 S. Second St.

“We are pleased to sponsor this event featuring several notable speakers covering a variety of gardening and horticulture topics,” said Phyllis Debnar, Club President.

Dave Marrison, Ohio State University Extension Officer and Master Gardener will talk about the importance of soil testing and proper garden preparation. Renee Whinnery will present information on the Coshocton Farmers Market, and Jandi Adams, Executive Director of Clary Gardens, will provide information on the activities and events featured there, as well as an update on the Coshocton Greenhouse construction project. in Bloom currently underway on Denman Avenue. Marge Erman of the Coshocton County Herb Society will also present her vision for growing friendships through herbs and how to grow an herb garden.

This event is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about gardening and beautifying natural communities. Light refreshments and door prizes will be provided by the garden club.

“We welcome everyone attending this special community event and invite those who may be interested in joining the club to contact me or a member of the club to attend one of our regular meetings which are scheduled for second Thursday of every month at various locations,” Debnar said.

Future events include the annual Club Plant Sale scheduled for Saturday, May 7 at Towne Center in conjunction with the Farmers Market.

The Town and Country Garden organized in 1947 is one of the oldest clubs in the region. The club has been affiliated with the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs since 1947. The purpose of the club is to preserve, conserve, and artistically share the beauty of nature today and for future generations. Membership is open to anyone interested in gardening, landscaping, conservation and protection of the natural environment.

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Joseph K. Bennett