March 5, 2020 Girl’s Inc
Thursday 6:30 PM 131 Arlington St, Taunton
Join us in celebrating the club’s 86th birthday and installation of our new members.
Our speaker for this evening is conservation chair, Jim Watkins. Jim will share his findings about low impact methods of weed control. Over the summer of 2019, he decided to explore many of the methods currently in use to see what is being overhyped or perhaps isn’t green as claimed.
BRING IN YOUR FAVORITE WINTER PICTURE FOR HORTICULTURE
December 5, 2019 First Parish Church
Thursday 6:00 PM (note time change) Church Green, Taunton
At this workshop, all members are needed to create at least 3 items for our Holiday Greens Sale at Pinehills, in Plymouth. Needed are greens, pine from your yard, clippers, gloves and any decorations you want to use to create fresh holiday arrangements, wreaths, swags etc. Experienced members will be available to assist.
All members are required to create three items at home and bring in the night of workshop.
Meeting: November 7, 2019 Place: Our Lady of Lourdes School
Time: 6:30 PM Address: 52 First Street, Taunton
Betsy Williams is our presenter this evening. Betsy teaches, lectures and writes about living with herbs and flowers. Her gardens, floral work and retail shop have been featured in many books magazines and newspapers.
This evening we will learn simple, effective ways to combine fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts from the supermarket, woody herbs from your garden and locally grown evergreens and berries to decorate your table for Thanksgiving and the Winter Holidays. The talk covers gathering, preparing and using seasonal plant material as well as mechanics, containers and techniques. Betsy will share ideas for seasonal centerpieces, guest favors and door decorations.
October 3, 2019 Girl’s Inc
Thursday at 6:30 PM 131 Arlington Street, Taunton
There will be three small group tables set up for a demonstration and assistance in:
1. bow making – learn how to make a bow for a wreath or holiday arrangement. Club will provide ribbon.
2. Assistance in greening a container with fresh greens for an arrangement. Container will be yours to keep to complete at home. You may bring in your own small container.
3. How to properly secure a swag.
Please bring clippers, a few greens from your yard if available.
NOTE CHANGE OF MEETING LOCATION
DATE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2019
TIME: 6:30 PM
PLACE: FIRST PARISH CHURCH, CHURCH GREEN, TAUNTON
PROGRAM: HIP HOP HYDRANGEAS! HOW TO
JOIN US THIS EVENING ON A “HOW TO” PROGRAM STARTING WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR IDENTIFYING THE HYDRANGEAS YOU HAVE. FOLLOWED BY A COMPLETE EXPORATION INTO INSURING THE BEST CARE OF THE HYDRANGEAS YOU ALREADY HAVE OR MAY BE PURCHASING. WE WILL ALSO BE EXPLORING THE 7 SPECIES OF ZONE HARDY HYDRANGEAS THAT ARE AVAILABLE IN NEW ENGLAND GARDEN CENTERS. HANDOUTS WILL BE AVAILABLE
ANDI ROSS GARDEN AND LANDSCAPER DESIGNER, PRIVATE GARDEN COACH, EDUCATOR. “I LOVE DESIGNING TALKS TO EDUCATE, INFORM, ENTERTAIN, INSPIRE. I AIM TO MAKE LEARNING INERESTING AND FUN.
DATE: NOVEMBER 29, 2018 FIRST PARISH CHURCH
THURSDAY: AT 6:00 PM (NOTE TIME CHANGE) CHURCH GREEN, TAUNTON
Bring greens from your yard, clippers, gloves and decorations you want to use to create holiday arrangements.
Need assistance? Members will be available for guidance on making swags, boxwood trees and centerpieces.
ALL MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO CREATE 3 ITEMS AT HOME AND BRING THEM TO THIS WORKSHOP
This important event supports funding throughout the year for community beautification projects, garden therapy, junior gardening, and college scholarships.
Come visit us outside by the Village Green shops and purchase our fresh green holiday items at the 14th Annual Holidays On the Green at Pine Hills in Plymouth Ma. located at 33 Summerhouse Drive, Plymouth, Massachusetts
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1,2018
FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM
*Holiday Artisan Market – Purchase your wreaths, swags, arrangements at the Taunton Garden Club booth outside in front of Mamma Mia’s Restaurant
* Whisper your wish to Santa
* Make some new friends at the Annual Reindog parade
TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB MEETING
DATE: NOVEMBER 1, 2018
TIME: 7:00 PM
PLACE: FIRST PARISH CHURCH, CHURCH GREEN,TAUNTON
Laura Bibler, landscape designer is our presenter this evening. Find inspiration for your own garden from horticultural wisdom handed down from our grandmother’s time. Laura’s presentation will bring to life the design approach and sage advice of prominent garden writers of the early 20th century. Their pearls of wisdom continue to inform us on color blending, cultural consideration and plant placement. Truly our gramdmothers knew what they were doing,
Horticulture: Please bring in a specimen of grass or berried branch
Come join us this evening. $3.00 guest fee for non members.
DATE – OCTOBER 4TH 2018
TIME – 7:00 PM
PLACE – FIRST PARISH CHURCH, CHURCH GREEN,TAUNTON
Want to learn how to make a bow? Need a review on creating a flower arrangement? How to securely tie pine /greens when making a swag? How to wire pine cones?
Our more knowledgeable members are volunteering to assist. Come with questions, hands on, or observe. This is all in preparation for our next greens workshop for the club’s annual Pinehills fundraiser in December.
Horticulture: Please bring specimens of vegetables or fall flowers