Chesapeake Bay Garden Club
 Celebrating 65 Years in Reedville, Virginia

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Chair: Dawn Hedgpeth
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Ready, Set, Grow! First 
Graders Learn about 
Plants! CBGC
 members had the 
pleasure of visiting
 the Northumberland
 Elementary School’s
 first graders on 
April 13th to present
 their Ready, Set, Grow
program.  They came to  share their knowledge of plants, seeds,  and to explain how they  provide us with food. Then they helped the students plant marigold and zinnia seeds. Some will be planted in the side garden on the school property. One of their plants will be taken home to enjoy. When these students return back to school in the fall as second graders, they will witness a beautiful garden of zinnias and marigolds.   

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection Lancaster County
May 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Kilmarnock Refuse Site, 320 White Pine Drive in Kilmarnock
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NAPS 
(Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship)
Download the NAPS Stewardship Guide, “Being a Good Steward of Our Land and Waterways”. 
The NAPS Stewardship Guide is a 20-page brochure packed with information on how to be good stewards of our county and waterways. The guide includes a county map showing the location of important features and pages devoted to:
• Why our waterways are impaired
• How to maintain septic systems
• Best landscaping practices
• Shoreline maintenance
• The importance of marshes
• How to enjoy the water responsibly
• Where our domestic water is derived
Please help us to protect our environment by recycling! The plastic that can be recycled at the Northumberland Waste Management Facility are those with the numbers 1, 2, or 3.