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El Dorado County Fair, 2022


Four PGC members made our Club so proud by winning 1st and 2nd place for their flowers and arrangements. Congratulations to Brendi Ashton, Anne Bettencourt, Gail Butler and Veronica Salter for nature well done!!!  These are a few of their entries.


Placerville's Banners on Parade

The Placerville Garden Club (PGC) was represented in the 2021 Placerville Banners On Parade when PGC Secretary, Susan King's interpretation of the theme, California Seasons  was selected for a banner. Susan's banner, a painting of a parrot tulip, represents the beauty of her very own garden!  The banners, displayed on Main Street by The Placerville Art on Parade Committee and sponsored by Images of Hope, puts the event on each year. Banners may be viewed June through October. 

Excavator moving logs in forest
El Dorado County's Dead Tree Removal Program


While you may not need the sort of equipment seen in the adjacent photo, you may qualify for this important program. The criteria require that dead and dying trees must be: 1) greater than 10 inches in diameter and 20 feet in height; 2) must be within 300 feet of, and pose a structural threat to, the residence; and 3) must also be reasonably accessible by equipment or machinery. Seniors 60 and above are eligible, dependent on income. For more information SEE HERE.

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Make the Pledge to Compost


Timothy Engle, a Supervising Health Specialist with El Dorado County, spoke on the value of composting organic material in the home. The County invites you to take the pledge to compost your organic materials and to get you started, they are offering a free home compost bin (quantities limited). To make the pledge to compost and to get your bin, please SEE HERE