Desoto County News

Garden club participates in “Sustainable Gardening”

The March meeting of the DeSoto Civic Garden Club was held at the M. R. Davis Public Library in Southaven.  Club member Sandy Noble, featured speaker, presented a program on “Sustainable Gardening.”  

During this time, she explained the what, why and how to club members in constructing their own living soil for vegetable and flower gardens.  After her explanation of the process in developing living soil (soil without chemicals), Sandy gave all members an opportunity to create their own soil by combining vermiculite, perlite, and sifted organic soil. 

 At the conclusion of the meeting, everyone was provided seeds and egg cartons to use as a starter for their own sustainable gardens.

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., Hills and Delta District.

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DeSoto Civic Garden Club members (left) Diane Bullington, (right) Gwen Savage, and Elaine White join other club members in creating their own soil for their gardens. (Submitted photo)

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