Why a Garden Guild?What is it Really?<br />June 19, 2010<br />Northridge Garden Guild<br />Cindy Nielsen<br />1<br />
    Group of people with a common interest in gardening working together to share and develop skills while enhancing the l...
Stake Garden Design Concept<br />Transition from shrubs with a hint of annuals flowers to more robust perennial plantings<...
Consider the Possibilities……<br />4<br />“Why is it that we only seem to be able to grow green things around our chapels?”...
What could it be…..?<br />5<br />
Two-Phased Approach<br />Phase I:  Preparation and Planning<br />Establish a group of those with a common interest and des...
Communication<br />Northridge Garden Guild email Distribution Mailing <br />send request to cnielsen802@gmail.com<br />Nor...
Visit our new blogspot for lots of fun information:ogdenbotanicalgardens.blogspot.com<br />8<br />
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Plant Maintenance<br /><ul><li>Weeds
Pre-emergent
Mechanical control
Fertilizer
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  1. 1. Why a Garden Guild?What is it Really?<br />June 19, 2010<br />Northridge Garden Guild<br />Cindy Nielsen<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Group of people with a common interest in gardening working together to share and develop skills while enhancing the landscaping around the Northridge Chapels<br />Cost Effective implementation of flower bed enhancements<br />Long-term maintainability<br />Water Conservative<br />Reflect reverence for buildings<br />Reflect positively on the local neighborhood<br />Consistent with church guidelines for chapels<br />Emphasis on landscape/flower gardening although many principles can be applied to vegetable gardening<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Stake Garden Design Concept<br />Transition from shrubs with a hint of annuals flowers to more robust perennial plantings<br />Partner with local resources: USU Extension, Botanical Centers and Water Conservation Center<br />Use the church grounds as a “learning garden”<br />Learn from experts<br />Learn from each other<br />Learn by doing Spring/Fall planting and maintenance<br />Garden Tours, Demonstrations, Hands-on Experience<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Consider the Possibilities……<br />4<br />“Why is it that we only seem to be able to grow green things around our chapels?”<br />President Adamson, Northridge Stake President<br />
  5. 5. What could it be…..?<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Two-Phased Approach<br />Phase I: Preparation and Planning<br />Establish a group of those with a common interest and desire to participate in transformation of church gardens<br />Learn the basics of annuals, perennials, soil, fertilizer, maintenance, design<br />Phase II: Implementation<br />Fall is the best time to prepare flower beds, plant bulbs and perennials for our new 2011 look!<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Communication<br />Northridge Garden Guild email Distribution Mailing <br />send request to cnielsen802@gmail.com<br />Northridge Garden Guild Blog Site<br />http://northridgegardenguild.blogspot.com/<br />Notices in Sunday Programs<br />USU Sign Up Sheet<br />emails from Utah Botanical Center on upcoming events<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Visit our new blogspot for lots of fun information:ogdenbotanicalgardens.blogspot.com<br />8<br />
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  11. 11. Plant Maintenance<br /><ul><li>Weeds
  12. 12. Pre-emergent
  13. 13. Mechanical control
  14. 14. Fertilizer
  15. 15. Water-soluable
  16. 16. Granular
  17. 17. Slow-release</li></ul>11<br />
  18. 18. Dead-heading Flowers<br />Perennials<br />Annuals<br />12<br />
  19. 19. Water Conservation<br />Hydrozoning your plants<br />Mulching<br />Check sprinkler efficiency<br />13<br />
  20. 20. Brigham Young Historic Park on the southeast corner State Street and 2nd Ave<br />WHAT’S NEW IN TREES, SHRUBS & ROSES? - Loren NielsenGarden Talks in the Park8:00 PMWednesday, 7 July 2010<br />Be introduced to the best new woody plants for your garden. Please join the expert horticulturists for complimentary one-hour garden talks. The talks begin at 8:00 p.m. in June and July and at 7:30 p.m. in August. No tickets are required. All ages are welcome. <br />EXOTIC PLANTS IN UTAH - Rob LarkinGarden Talks in the Park8:00 PMWednesday, 14 July 2010<br />Learn about exotic plants that will flourish in Utah. Please join the expert horticulturists for complimentary one-hour garden talks. The talks begin at 8:00 p.m. in June and July and at 7:30 p.m. in August. No tickets are required. All ages are welcome. <br />WHAT’S NEW IN ANNUALS? - Darin EnghGarden Talks in the Park8:00 PMWednesday, 21 July 2010<br />Experience the explosion on the garden scene of fabulous new annuals. Please join the expert horticulturists for complimentary one-hour garden talks. The talks begin at 8:00 p.m. in June and July and at 7:30 p.m. in August. No tickets are required. All ages are welcome. <br />14<br />

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