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 By Lila Johnson    News

Mill Creek Garden Tour nets $8.1K for gardening grants

Mill Creek Garden Club volunteers greeted hundreds of enthusiastic and appreciative tour goers to their sixth annual Garden Tour. The tour showcased five amazing gardens and... — Updated 8/24/2022

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Mill Creek Garden Tour gets a woodsy entry

Although an occasional bear does make an appearance in this yard, no need to worry. This Perennially Woodsy garden is just one of five amazing gardens featured on the Mill Creek... — Updated 7/29/2022

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Mill Creek Garden Club's annual Mill Creek Garden Tour & Artisan Market

The Mill Creek Garden Tour features variety! Daydream or sharpen your gardening skills? Either one is a plausible reason to visit the five gardens on the upcoming Mill Creek Garden... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Mill Creek Garden Club gearing up for Garden Tour

New Mill Creek Garden Club President Judy Morrier hosted a lunch and meeting for her 2022-23 board members and committee chairs. The major topic of discussion was the Club's upcomin... — Updated 6/10/2022

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Garden Tour returns to Mill Creek

Mill Creek Garden Club is excited to unlock the garden gates for its Sixth Annual Mill Creek Garden Tour & Artisan Market. This community-favorite returns Saturday, July 23,... — Updated 5/14/2022

 
 By Lila Johnson    A & E

Garden Club answers the call

A volunteer crew of Mill Creek Garden Club members worked to spruce up the Veterans Monument in Library Park. They did a little weeding, deadheading of flowers, leaf removal, and... — Updated 11/5/2021

 
 By Lila Johnson    Opinion

Mill Creek Garden Club plants autumn colors

Mill Creek Garden Club's Garden Projects Chair Carol Taylor and new member Lois Harrison planted a bit of fall color at the Veterans Monument. Taylor coordinates with the City of... — Updated 10/22/2021

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Garden Club delivers a bounty

On Feb. 11, Garden Club members stepped up with a "Share the Love" food drive for the Mill Creek Community Food Bank. Members dropped off non-perishable food items, paper products,... — Updated 2/19/2021

 
 By Lila Johnson    A & E

Mill Creek Garden Club donates 1,000 pounds to Mill Creek Community Food Bank

The economic impact of COVID-19 has increased the number of families needing assistance from the Mill Creek Community Food Bank. Wishing to be a good neighbor, Mill Creek Garden... — Updated 7/3/2020

 
 By Lila Johnson    A & E

2020 Garden Tour canceled

The Mill Creek Garden Club is disappointed to announce the cancellation of its Mill Creek Garden Tour & Artisan Market 2020 previously scheduled for June 27. Leaders read the re... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
 By Lila Johnson    A & E

Mill Creek Garden Club donates 600 pounds to food bank

Members of the Mill Creek Garden Club donated over 600 pounds of non-perishable food items to the Mill Creek Community Food Bank Nov. 12. If you're thinking a can or two per... — Updated 11/15/2019

 
 By Lila Johnson    A & E

Garden Club enjoys nature's grand finale

The vibrant colors of Autumn danced in the breeze, but thankfully the rain held off for another day when 20 Mill Creek Garden Club women ventured north to Gordon Skagit Farms in... — Updated 11/1/2019

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Garden Club's October trickery

Sorceress Lyndal, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With moss and slime, and poisonous vine and skunk cabbages all in a row! A little Halloween sorcery crept into Shawn... — Updated 10/18/2019

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Garden Club kicks off 36th year

Hot off a successful Garden Tour and a three-month break, it is no surprise the September Garden Club meeting was overflowing with the exuberant members and new joins.  Gardens... — Updated 9/20/2019

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Garden Tour is all about giving back

There is a lot more than blooming flowers and sweet smelling gardenias to like about the annual Garden Tour sponsored by the Mill Creek Garden Club scheduled to begin Saturday... — Updated 6/21/2019

 

Herbie invites you to discover why summer is more fun in Mill Creek

If you live in the area, you’ve undoubtedly spotted all kinds of critters in your garden: those endearing robins, hummingbirds and butterflies, or those not-so-desirable flower-eating bunnies and annoying, lawn-ruining moles. In... — Updated 4/19/2019

 
 By Lila Johnson    A & E

The Key to the Garden Gate

Mill Creek Garden Club’s only fundraiser unlocks the gates to six scenic gardens, Saturday, June 23, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Mill Creek Garden Tour & Artisan Market is a hometown tradition packed with opportunities to... — Updated 6/14/2018

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Seriously seeking gardens!

Mill Creek Garden Club needs you, well more specifically, your garden for their June 23, 2018, Mill Creek Garden Tour. The old saying, “Variety is the spice of life” applies to... — Updated 9/15/2017

 
 By Lila Johnson    News

Friendships forged through gardening

Dressed in jeans, warm jackets, carrying umbrellas and not prepared for a formal tea party, 20 members of the Mill Creek Garden Club and several guests drove over to Cottage Lake... — Updated 5/4/2017

 

Mill Creek Garden Tour is Saturday

After three years of members-only tours, the Mill Creek Garden Tour this year is open to the public. The Mill Creek Garden Club’s self-guided tour is Saturday, June 27, from 11... — Updated 6/24/2015

 

Mill Creek Garden Club: Featured garden of the week

Editor’s note: This is the sixth and final in a series of articles spotlighting gardens featured in this year’s Mill Creek Garden Tour, which returns June 27 at a decade-long... — Updated 6/4/2015

 

Mill Creek Garden Club: Featured garden of the week

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of articles spotlighting gardens featured in this year’s Mill Creek Garden Tour, which returns June 27 at a decade-long absence.... — Updated 5/25/2015

 

Mill Creek Garden Club: Featured garden of the week

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles spotlighting gardens featured in this year’s Mill Creek Garden Tour, which returns June 27 at a decade-long absence.... — Updated 5/18/2015

 

Mill Creek Garden Club: Featured garden of the week

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles spotlighting gardens featured in this year’s Mill Creek Garden Tour, which returns June 27 at a decade-long absence.... — Updated 5/8/2015 Full story

 

Mill Creek Garden Club: Featured garden of the week

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles spotlighting gardens featured in this year’s Mill Creek Garden Tour, which returns June 27 at a decade-long absence. Wh... — Updated 5/6/2015 Full story

 

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