Prepare for Pumpkin Mania

Two sure signs that autumn is coming: 1) you see the first traces of fall color in trees around town; 2) The Windsor Garden Club starts planning its Annual Fall Pumpkins & Plant Sale. Thanks to support from local growers, farmers, hardware and garden stores who donate pumpkins, plants and craft materials (or offer the club discounts on their purchase), every autumn the Windsor Garden Club is able to hold a Holiday Pumpkin & Plant Sale to fund community betterment, beautification and education projects around the Town of Windsor (California). The club's annual Pumpkin and Plants sale is held every October on the Town Green at Windsor's Sunday Farmer's Market. The 2016 sale is set for Sunday O

New! Education Grant for Town Green Community Garden Volunteers

The Windsor Garden Club Board of Directors has announced a new Education Grant for outstanding volunteer work performed at the Town Green Community Garden by plot renters and volunteers. The Town Green Community Garden (TGCG) in Windsor is the Windsor Garden Club's biggest community service project. The club manages the community garden on land owned by the Town of Windsor (California). WGC has a contract with the Town to manage and "grow" the community garden. The club leases plots within the garden to Windsor Town Residents. Community Gardeners pay an annual rental fee based on garden bed size. The fee covers costs of operating the garden, including water (provided to all garden beds throu

50 Shades of Greywater...

Greywater Series Coming to Windsor Greywater is the rinse water from your laundry machine, shower, tub, and bathroom sink which can be easily (and legally!) rerouted to irrigate your landscape. Greywater is an affordable DIY project that can help homeowners save money and thousands of gallons of water. Come learn all about it this free series, hosted by Daily Acts and the Town of Windsor. 'Grey is the New Green' Talk Wednesday, August 24, 6-7:30 p.m. Windsor Regional Library 9291 Old Redwood Hwy. In this informative overview, Daily Acts’ staff will lay out in plain language everything you need to know to decide whether a greywater system is appropriate for your home, plus the basics of syst

The Truth About Trees

"Garden Talk" KSRO Radio Host Talks on Trees Aug. 16 (2016) “Society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.” It’s a Greek proverb but it’s just as true today as it was centuries ago. So is the saying “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Well, the second best time in Sonoma County is probably more October(ish) than August(ish), as locals know. Back-To-School weeks in August and September always bring with them one last punishing wave of 100-degree temperatures. But if you’re thinking about shade, summer is a great time plan for planting trees in October and November. That’s when deciduous trees will drop the

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