Problem plants topic of Rockford Garden Club meeting

The Rockford Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, in the community room, 159 Maple St., Rockford. Advanced master gardener Nancy Hoovler will explain how to identify plant problems, dry plant specimen examples, and suggest accurate corrective solutions. The meeting is free and open to the […]

Garden Club offers $1,000 scholarship

The Rockford Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any local current graduating high school senior or recent graduate majoring in horticulture studies, landscape architecture, environmental science, conservatory management, organic farming or associated, related fields. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student attending any college in the fall of 2011 and can […]

Garden Club to hold meeting

The Rockford Garden Club is holding their October meeting on Tuesday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 159 Maple, Rockford. Barb McGuirl will be demonstrating how to make a sunflower bird feeder and Indian corn table decorations. There is a $3 materials fee for those who wish to participate. This meeting is […]

Rockford to celebrate heritage this weekend

Heritage Weekend is the celebration of Rockford’s history, and the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) invites you to take a step back in time and enjoy a simpler life with special Harvest Fest events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3. During Heritage Weekend visitors can enjoy hayrides, strolling entertainment, music, a caricature […]

Rockford Garden Rockford Garden Club invites the public to hear about hummingbirds

On Tuesday, April 27, the Rockford Garden Club will hold their April meeting featuring Deb Lea from Birdwatchers Marketplace, 4981 Plainfield, Grand Rapids  She will present, Care & Feeding of Hummingbirds. She will also discuss new types of feeders made locally. The meeting will be held at the United Methodist Church, Community Room, 159 Maple, Rockford, […]