The May General Meeting of Williamsburg Area Council Of Garden Clubs was held at the Robert Graves Room ( Aka Williamsburg Room) in the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center and hosted by the members of Holly Hills Garden Club. The program was "Old and New Garden Favorites - "If I Knew Then What I Know Now" presented by John McFarlane, Assistant Director of Gardens and Grounds of The College of William and Mary. He talked l highlight favorite plants and local garden treasures from the Williamsburg area and William & Mary campus. In doing so, he shared gardening insights from his 35+ years as a Virginia Horticulturist and his experience at William & Mary. During his 23 years working at William & Mary, his department has received numerous Arbor Day Beautification Awards. In 2010, he was honored with the Individual Arbor Day Award for his many contributions in enhancing the quality of the local environment.
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