Garden club members learn about upcoming Tree Giveaway event

Photo: DeSoto Civic Garden Club members (from left) Lynn Dye and Sandra Stafford, Meleiah Tyus of the DeSoto County Soil and Water Conservation District, and DCGC member Emilie Michael. (Courtesy photo)

DeSoto Civic Garden Club members Lynn Dye, Sandra Stafford and Emilie Michael attended the “Donuts and Discussions Meeting,” on Jan. 12 in Hernando with Meleiah Tyus, who was the organizer of the event that was designed to familiarize everyone in attendance of the upcoming February events. 

An important date for the community to participate, is the Annual Tree Giveaway held at the BankPlus Sports Center in Southaven on Thursday, Feb. 9. This will be an occasion for the public to get free trees and is sponsored by the DeSoto County Soil and Water Conservation District. 

For more information regarding the tree giveaway you may contact Tyus at or call 662-912-4152.

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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