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Continuing Projects

Adopt-A-Highway: Karen Neely, Chairman
    Pick up roadside litter four times a year

Andrew Jackson Herb Garden: Debbie Burgess, Chairman
    Maintain the herb garden at Andrew Jackson State Park

Andrew Jackson State Park Christmas Decorations: Barbara Gibson, Chairman
    Decorate for the holiday season at AJSP with natural and period plant materials  

Arbor Day Celebration: Deanna Hungerford & Sis Yoder, Co-Chairmen
    Donate a native tree to AJSP and participate in the planting ceremony

Backyard Wildlife Habitat: Gigi Biggerstaff, Chairman
    Conduct Backyard Wildlife Habitat workshops

Camp Wildwood, Margaret Bundy, Chairman
    Sponsor two campers to Camp Wildwood

Chamber of Commerce Banquet Floral Decorations: Suzan Courtney, Chairman
    Participate with the Lancaster Council of Garden Clubs (LCGC) on its Ways & Means project; decorate all buffet and dining
    tables with fresh floral arrangements 

Christmas Home Tour: Brenda Brown, Chairman
    Annual LGC fundraiser for Camp Wildwood and environmental education projects

Hospitality: Brenda Brown, Chairman
    Plan annual business luncheon

Carolina Fence Gardens/Highway Habitats: Rita Brewington, Chairman
    In April & July, assist Department of Transportation at welcome centers in South Carolina; maintain and clean up Blue Star
    Memorial Marker areas and Carolina Fence Gardens 

"Go Golden": Harriet Anne Williams, Chairman
    Organize mass plantings of daffodils at the Lancaster County Blue Star Marker site in honor of former LGC members who are
    no longer able to participate in gardening activities

Historic Robert Mills Courthouse; I-77 Welcome Center Holiday Decorations: Peggy Little & Harriett Anne Williams, 
Co-Chairmen
    Collaborate with the LCGC to decorate the exterior of the historic Lancaster County Courthouse and Welcome Center with
    sprays, wreaths, and garlands of fresh greenery for the holiday season

Yard of the Month: Betsy Folks, Chairman
    Judge, award, and publicize Lancaster County yards and gardens four times a year in cooperation with LCGC

Youth Garden Club Meetings/Poster and Poetry Contests: Carolyn Tolson, Chairman
    Organize after-school garden club programs for North Elementary school first graders; promote and publicize Woodsy Owl
    and Smokey Bear poster contests; introduce the poetry contest to the 6th graders at Indianland elementary school;
    publicize all award winners

Garden Therapy Project: Sheila Robertson & Rita Brewington, Co-Chairman
    Work with residents at the Lancaster Disabilities and Special Needs Center to care for their newly planted spring flowers
    provided by the LGC; take individual photos of the Center's clients to place in their flower pots; provide clients and staff with
    a light lunch after gardening

Butterfly Garden at Buford Elementary: Betsy Folks, Chairman
    Maintain the butterfly garden at Buford Elementary school in fall and spring

Historic Landscape Initiative: Joyce Morin, Chairman
    Continue with the documentation fo the Duke historic grounds in Lancaster and wherever needed in the Piedmont district

Landscape Design: Mildred Parker, Chairman
    Create small gardens that clients at the Lancaster Disabilities and Special Needs Center and homeowners from Habitat for
    Humanity can help maintain, including maintenance of the Blue Star Memorial