TAKE FIVE highlights five projects initiated by local garden clubs across the United States, each a member of The Garden Club of America. The video was produced for the 2013 centennial celebration of The Garden Club of America.
The video opens with a logo dance representing each of the two hundred member clubs. Take One, the first story (00:33) is about a school where parts of large areas that were going to be covered with tarmac are preserved and turned into vegetable, native plant, and shade gardens. Next (04:55) we have a story about a conservation project of native plants and an adjacent building constructed entirely from local stone and recycled wood. Third (07:55), a story about a butterfly garden in Maine where plants are grown to sustain the life cycle of different kinds of butterflies -- a way station for migrating monarch butterflies. Fourth (13:52) is a story about a fifty year preservation project of a large historic garden in Texas. Last, but not least, in our fifth story (18:47) we have the reclamation and clean up of the polluted Reedy River in Greenville, South Carolina. A summary of past and future projects comes at 24:19.
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