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A List of Everything Coming Up Loving Garland Green Now through October 1

Saturday – September 10Our Quarterly Yard Sale-

8AM TO 4PM - As usual:  Lots of great stuff.  You are sure to find at least one item that you can’t live without.  For example, we have over 25 Barbie dolls for sale, along with their various costumes.  In addition to the Barbies we have household items, furniture and a ton of winter clothes!  Sale is to be held in the yard of members Gene and Margie Rodgers at 211 East Kingsbridge Drive – Garland - 75040 (Cross street Naaman School Road)  If you have items to donate, please call or text me at 972-571-4497.  Thank you.

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Thursday - September 22 – North Texas Giving Day 

Speaking of green, go here to view our profile: http://www.guidestar.org/profile/46-4735074 .  North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation (and the world!) to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day: September 22, 2016.  Giving Day 2016 is Thursday, September 22, from 6 AM Central – Midnight.  Go here and enter “Loving Garland Green” to donate on this special one day.  https://northtexasgivingday.org/#home

If you don’t feel like you can give any extra money and you purchase items on Amazon, please consider joining “Smile Amazon.”  It’s free.  If you join and select “Loving Garland Green” as your charity, 0.5% of every purchase you make will go to our organization.  http://smile.amazon.com

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Saturday - September 24 

We support the Garland Live Well--Go Green Expo at the Curtis Culwell Center – 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd—9AM to 1PM.  We hope you’ll attend this event too.

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 Monday - September 26 – Come learn why fall is the best season to garden

In addition to our monthly meetings on the first Monday of the month, we also invite the public to our monthly speaker presentations.  The speaker this month is Barbara Gollman, Dallas County Master Gardener.  The title of Ms. Gollman’s presentation is titled: “Fall is the Best Season to Garden.”  After a career as a medical microbiologist, Barbara became a chef/nutritionist with a specialty in plant-based cuisine and phytonutrients.  She is the co-author of The Phytopia Cookbook.  We hope to have this talented speaker back in time for the holidays with her presentation “Create Global Cuisine with Herbs.”  Presentation at the Garland downtown library – 625 Austin Street – Garland 75040 – 6:30 to 7:30 PM

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Saturday October 1 – GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN EVENT—The Texas Wildflower Hill Build

You can come have fun with us in planting perhaps the tallest hugelkultur in Garland.  Over the month of September we will be adding soil and compost to a brush heap of logs and twigs that has been growing for about two years.  At the event we will pass out information on building hugelkulturs (a water-efficient way to garden).  The mound will be seeded with milkweed and other Texas native wildflower seeds.  This will become our “Texas Wildflower Hill.  We hope you will return in the spring to admire your work.

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