On our last workday in the Clarkesville Library Children's Garden, we weeded, added several plants to the garden (including lambs ear, a perennial chrysanthemum, coreopsis, etc. on the sunnier side of the garden) and placed new plants in two of the planters. The Rhododendrons and Azaleas in the garden are putting on quite a display now that they have been mulched and fertilized. Trash cans have been moved to a location near the driveway, but we continue to struggle to keep the mowers from cutting some of the garden area.
The next workday will be Friday, May 3 rather than the previous announced May 4 because the weather seems more likely to be better. Please join us from 10 am to noon so that we can finish our springtime plantings.
We have several plants purchased and donated from the plant sale in Clayton including two tiny Hearts a Bursting starts, sedum, Epimedium, Solomon’s seal, lily of the valley, two woodland poppies, two small ferns, and creeping jenny. We will also plant veronica around the birdfeeder and finish filling the last planter.
Also, Ashanna, the Children's Librarian, would like to have a few Master Gardeners help her with summer story time or a plant activity (on the terrace, weather permitting) with the children. If you would like to help her, please contact the library.