Weekly Roundup: Little Woods, Garden Club top this week’s stories

Catch up on the biggest stories in Moorestown this week.

The Little Woods are being renamed, and the Garden Club is creating a haven. Catch up on everything from the past week in the Weekly Roundup.

Moorestown Garden Club creating a ‘haven’ at Philadelphia Flower Show

If you’re eager to get a sneak peak at the Moorestown Garden Club’s 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show entry, you’ll just have to wait. The club has been secretly plotting (and potting) away at its creation and are particularly tight-lipped about what attendees can expect when they arrive to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Having scored 98 out of a possible 100 points for its last entry in 2017, the club has set the bar pretty high, but the show’s entry co-chairs D’Arcy DiSpirito and Susan Haines aren’t thinking about that. Their goal is a simple one: to create something that makes people stop and stare.

A ‘rich’ debate ends with a ‘little’ addition

Two weeks of discussion on an ordinance to rename “Little Woods on the Rancocas” boiled down to the addition of three words. While an ordinance was introduced to rename the space “Barbara Rich’s Little Woods,” at its latest meeting, Moorestown Council amended the ordinance to rename the open space “The Barbara Rich Preserve at Little Woods.”