elcome to Oakview Garden Club

"And there is pansies, that's for thoughts."
Hamlet, Act IV, Scene V, 76-77

Oakview Garden Club, located out of Chapel Hill, NC, is in its 64th year (1949-2013). Over the years, Oakview Garden Club has conducted plant sales, supported a range of garden activities such as school beautification, the NC Botanical Garden, garden therapy, and various memorials. More recently, the Oakview Garden Club focuses generally on social and educational endeavors, such as contributing to State, National, and Triangle area conservation projects.

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Recent News

May 8, 2014

On May 8 we wrapped up our garden club year until the fall with a plant exchange and a salad luncheon at Toni Fesel’s "Sweet Haven." Many new members came, and we had an enjoyable meeting. Toni was pleased to be able to supply an abundant variety of lettuces from her garden for the basis of a myriad of salad toppings. Everyone went home with new plants to incorporate into their lawns and gardens.

May 2014 Meeting

April 10, 2014

Several of our member's assembled at "For Garden’s Sake" nursery in Durham for a good look at their selection of flowering and edible plants and trees. Many of us bought at least a couple things as everything there looked healthy and inviting.

March 20, 2014

The March meeting was held at Kay Cooper's home. Geneva Green presented a very good program on landscape design, which featured the importance of pathways to order to enjoy your gardens and outdoor areas. With pictures to demonstrate the many various possibilities of pathway materials and considerations to keep in mind, we viewed how many areas are transformed and made beautiful by the initial creation of a suitable path and then the filling in on it's sides with the best mix of perennials and annuals for constant color and beauty. Her presentation was followed by a scrumptious lunch featuring Kay's special corn bread. A profitable and good time was shared by all.

March 2014 Meeting

February 13, 2014

We met at Lea Wells home for a delicious salad luncheon and shared ideas for our upcoming spring gardens. We gathered several good ideas on replenishing and improving the soil, rotating our crops, and ideas on new plants and seeds to try. As always, we enjoyed good company and good food.

February 2014 Meeting

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