Nancy Seaberg and Lilly Bui (two members of Loving Garland Green) at the Healthy Living Expo in Garland on September 27, 2014.
Another great environmental event here in Garland sponsored by our City has come and gone. It was a beautiful day for sharing with our neighbors. This annual event at the Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd, featured activities, exhibits and information intended to help us live healthier lives in a sustainable environment. Garland is a lot greener than many of our neighbors in the DFW area may realize and we are becoming greener by the day. Perhaps Mayor Athas will want to consider proposing a name change from "Garland" to the "Emerald City" as he is one of our city leaders who heartily supports activities that lead to healthier, sustainable lives here in Garland.
Members of Loving Garland Green were honored to be featured as part of the "Stop and Learn" educational presentations that were part of this event. Our three, fifteen-minute presentations included: Seeds--Saving and Planting; Organic presented by Liz Berry; Mosquito and Pest Control presented by James Roney and assisted by Gene Rodgers; and Garden Landscaping with Lasagna Gardens presented by Charlie Bevilacqua. Each presentation was well- attended and well-received by our audiences.
We handed out over 100 free seed packets. The winner of our garden pot give-away was Joyce Bach of Garland.