Author: suji

Joan Epler: Article to Carroll County Times

Some Carroll County residents have been getting a surprise in their mailboxes this summer:  a certificate proclaiming that their front yard is a beautiful place to see. The Carroll Garden Club, which meets in Union Bridge and welcomes new members,…

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Fermented Pickles

Baskets and baskets of cucumbers plus a ceramic top hand-me-down stove meant no hot water canning of pickles this year. I read that canning on these types of stoves is not recommended. So,  Mrs. Wages Refrigerator Pickles (sweet, bread and…

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Sages for hummingbirds

Salvia coccinea : “Scarlet sage” and Hummingbird Sage var. “Coral Nymph” are easily grown from seed. Not reliably hardy here, they are a perennial treated as an annual. I usually have a few of the red ones show up the…

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Indomitable Dottie

Member since 2002 2013 Publicity and Historian chair We can thank Joan Mann for bringing Dottie on board with Carroll Garden Club. Like other friendships begin, both were members of the same Homemakers Club and Joan convinced Dot to come…

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Everybody’s friend, Jan

Member since 2001. West End Place Garden Therapy Chair-@ 8 years Jan found out about Carroll Garden Club through friends at the Methodist Church, including Lura and Carolyn Scott and tried to join even earlier. By the time I came…

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2013 Summer Garden Tour 2: Connie Hoge’s Garden in July

“Connie’s garden is a shady corner lot on a dry ridge “in town”. Several mature trees and shrubs were already beautiful when she acquired the house 18 years ago. Since then, most foundation plantings have been replaced with perennial borders.…

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September 2013 Program

Marjorie Schiebel and Sue Christensen will discuss the history of and demonstrate  how to make “Tussy-mussies”. Members are asked to bring their own selection of flowers (plus a few extra for those in need). Connie Hoge wrote some in depth…

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