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WELCOME TO THE AVID GARDENERS (TAG)

A Federated Club Since March 4, 1987

 

 

WELCOME!

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The Avid Gardeners (TAG) Website

 

Our Theme for 2019-2021 is:

“Let’s Blossom Where We Are Planted”

 

Our garden club has now been “blossoming” for 32 years! In those years, we have grown our membership and blossomed with numerous ongoing and maintained projects, both locally within our Hilton Head Plantation and also on our beautiful Hilton Head Island

On the island, our projects include:

  • The Plant it Pink Garden at the Hilton Head Hospital
  • The Memory Matters Garden
  • The Volunteers in Medicine Garden

At the school campus:

  • The Butterfly Garden
  • The Korosi Vegetable and Herb Garden

Within our plantation, we designed and planted:

  • The General Davis Island Garden
  • The lovely Reflective Meditation Garden
  • Each year for the Holidays, we decorate our 70 neighborhood signs with lights and garlands.

In order to execute our theme “Let’s Blossom where are planted”, we must also be informed and educated.

We will begin our “blossoming” new fiscal year in September by having an educational program on “Fall Container Plantings”  presented by Tim Drake, a Horticulturist from the Greenery Nursery.

Other planned educational programs are:

  • Organic Farming – field trip
  • Arborist – “The Secret Life of Trees”
  • Camellias – History and Romantic Stories of Our ‘Winter Rose’
  • Native Plants in the Low country
  • Oyster Shell Recycling and Bed Restoration Project

 

We have a monthly Newsletter called “TAG Talk” which both informs us of activities and meetings and includes educational articles by some of our member.

For our new members, we have a “mentor program”. The mentors are experienced TAG members that will nurture the new “seedling” into a “growing and blossoming” club member.

For our existing members, “Let’s nourish our minds,

Let’s Stretch our imaginations,

Let’s Cultivate our old and new friendships!”

 

Olivia Ford, TAG President


Meetings

The Avid Gardeners meet at 9:30 am on the third Friday of each month at the Spring Lake Pavilion, Hilton Head Plantation unless otherwise listed in the programs. (No meetings in July, August, and December)

Club Objectives

  • To Create the Love of Gardens and Flowers
  • To Promote Beauty In Our Community and Roadsides
  • To Conserve Natural Resources

Club Affiliations

 

Dues $30 in May
66 Active Members
7 Honorary Members

 

We welcome your comments or questions. Contact us at   TheAvidGardeners@gmail.com