St. George's Episcopal Church, Schenectady, NY * St. George's Episcopal Church, Schenectady, NY

Late summer 2009

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Spring is here?

First snow drops for 2009

Spring must be here. Our first snow drops for 2009.


Winter 2009 Getting a new year started...

SEEDLINGS - A gardening class for children ages 6-12, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. The classroom is up and running and can be visited after Mass. Classroom activities will include: Why are plants important? Let’s make DIRT!, North South East West, Planting seeds for spring, Repotting house plants, Painting pots, Forcing flower bulbs,. Bring something cool to plant in. A snack relating to the day’s lesson is provided. What we need: new plastic garbage can with lid, any old gardening tools, gardening gloves, help with refurbishing old gardening tools (for kids to use), people to assist in classroom weekly or occasionally to work one on one with kids & assisting in activities, supplies or someone to prepare a simple healthy snack each week for kids. Contact Rosemary Pannone for further information 334-5521.

Some pictures of the Seedlings classes in February 2009.

Work with plantings Working with topsoil

Classroom work  Flowering plant

September Photos and projects:

Information about our Rain Garden

Before work on Water Garden began Work begins on Water Garden

Before Water Garden work ......................Work in progress

Finished Water Garden Finished Water Garden 2

Finished work on the new Water Garden. This is a difficult spot on north side of church with a lot of water coming off the church roof. The garden was designed to deal with the water issue.

August Photos:

Green Street next to Great Hall Next to north wall of church.

Green Street plantings in August (see bottom of page for June picture). Also the north side of the church.

Flowers by steps to parking lot Fresh flowers by north side of church

New plantings near the steps to the parking lot, and fresh plantings on north side of church.


Pictures below were taken in June 2008.

Rose bush Memorial Garden Roses closeup in Memorial Garden

Rose bushes in Memorial Garden with church in background on left.

 New bricks in front of restored fence and garden plantings.

Additional roses on left. On right you see the newly replaced bricks and sidewalk in front of our recently restored fence with freshly planted flowers behind the fence.

Freshly planted flowers near church entrance. Freshly planted flowers by plaque.

Flowers planted near church entrance during the week of June 16th.

Before garden was restored. After restoration

Before and after shots of the space between Green Street and the Great Hall in late May.