Mayor Marilyn Hatley Names June 5-11 as “National Garden Week” in North Myrtle Beach
Posted by Century 21 Thomas Blogger | Sunday, June 5, 2016

On June 1, Mayor Marilyn Hatley presented a proclamation to representatives of the Driftwood Garden Club setting aside the week of June 5-11 as National Garden Week in North Myrtle Beach.

L-R: Driftwood Garden Club Vice President Peggy Bias, Club Member & City Clerk Merideth Smith, Mayor Marilyn Hatley, Driftwood Garden Club President Joan Schuster, Club Members Emily Stephens and JoAnn Johnson.
Mayor Hatleys proclamation notes that gardeners have a passion for nurturing the beauty and resources of the earth through the planting of seeds, the care of all plants, and the riches of their efforts. It also says that gardeners advocate the importance of all creatures, large and small, that share our world and their roles in a balanced and productive ecology. Gardening promotes a healthy lifestyle that lasts a lifetime, helps reduce stress from other areas of life, and teaches that rewards can come from diligent efforts. Mayor Hatley said that garden clubs are important to every community because they ensure a continued focus on preserving and enhancing natural beauty within the community.

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