Desoto County News

Garden club aids at tree giveaway

DeSoto Civic Garden Club member, Lynda Pointer (left) is assisted by Dru Roberts of the Mississippi Forestry Commission in giving out tree seedlings to the public at the annual tree Giveaway that was held on Feb. 9, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the BankPlus Sports Center in Southaven. Accepting one of the many seedlings is Stephanie Crosslin (right) of Southaven. 

That day, about 20 varieties of trees were given to the public.  Meleiah Tyus, coordinator who represented the DeSoto County Soil and Water Conservation District in sponsoring the event, was very pleased by the overwhelming support that made this occasion a huge success.

The DeSoto Civic Garden Club is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., and The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc.

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