The City of Chipley, Chipley Garden Club, and National Garden Clubs, Inc. have

Proclaimed the week of June 4-10 as National Garden Week.

Chipley Garden Club is sponsoring activities and placing floral designs around town

during the week. Monarch Spinners with activity information will be placed in town.

How many can you find?

Activities such as terrarium making, make and take floral designs, herbal magic,

recycling ideas, pine needle basket weaving, clean water, local wildflowers, bees, birds,

and more will be featured at the Washington County Library conference room in Chipley

on Tuesday,June 6, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. All activities are free and open to the

public.On Friday, June 9, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

“Chalk It Up to Flowers†will be happening at the Washington County Historical Society’s pavilion. Young, old and in-between are invited to show their creativity by decorating our sidewalks with chalk flowers, garden scenes or butterflies. Chalk will be provided for free.

How can you participate? Plant some flowers, vegetables, or a tree in your garden,

take time to smell the roses, visit the Chipley Farmers Market, refresh your home

Landscape – do a “no mow†on your lawn for our pollinators, or pay a visit to Falling

Waters State Park to take a nature walk, check out the waterfall, or go for a swim.

This is an excellent opportunity to show pride in our community. For more information,

contact Garden Club president Gweneth Collins at 850-260-4049.