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JANUARY, FEBRUARY 2019

                                WINTER BREAK – NO CLUB MEETINGS

 

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HOLIDAY GREENS WORKSHOP – CLUB MEETING

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

Image courtesy of www:pinehills.com

Image courtesy of www:pinehills.com

Here is just some of the fun you can expect at Holidays on the Green

*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

 

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OUR GRANDMOTHER’S KNEW WHAT THEY WERE DOING

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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.

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WORKSHOP AND DEMONSTRATION

TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB MEETING

DATE  – OCTOBER  4TH 2018

TIME – 7:00 PM

PLACE – FIRST PARISH CHURCH, CHURCH GREEN,TAUNTON

Taunton Garden Club Greens Workshop

 

 

 

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

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POT LUCK DINNER

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TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB MEETING – SEPTEMBER  6, 2018- FIRST PARISH CHURCH, -TAUNTON – 7:00 PM

THIS IS THE  85TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR FOR THE TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB.  FOR OUR FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR, MEMBERS ARE ASKED TO BRING A DISH TO SHARE WITH THE GROUP.  NEEDED ARE MAIN DISHES AND SALADS.  HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE WILL PROVIDE DESSERTS, BEVERAGES AND PAPER GOODS.

For Horticulture: please bring at least one specimen of a late blooming perennial

 

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2018 Taunton Spring Plant Sale

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Date:
May 19, 9am to 1 pm
Girls Inc.
Arlington St. and rte 44
Locally grown mature plants, vegetable seedlings, crafts, baked goods, jewelry, concrete garden ornaments.
Doors open exactly at 9am, we do not open early.
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April Meeting

Please Join us April 5 th for a fun night of chair yoga.  Learn ways to stretch using a chair as your aid.  We will also be honoring our past presidents.

Taunton Garden Club meeting date:

April 7th at 7p

First Parish Church

76 Church Green

Taunton MA 02780

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Join Us for Holiday On The Green at Pinehills In Plymouth

pine hills taunton garden clubGet ready to decorate your front doors, holiday table and office desk with our high quality handmade holiday greens arrangements.  The Taunton Garden Club will be at Pinehills 13th Annual Holidays on the Green on Saturday December 2nd, 2017 from 10am to 4pm.  Located at Pinehills 33 Summerhouse Dr, Plymouth, MA 02360

Purchase your wreaths, swags and arrangements of all shapes and sizes.   This family friendly event also has a Reindog Parade!

Our items are unique and one of a kind.  We sell out fast so make sure to visit our booth first to purchase that perfect wreath or swag to set the holiday tone for your front door or arrangement for your dinner table this year!

We will hold your purchased items while you visit santa or grab a hot cocoa :0)

 

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This is what Pinehills has to say about their event…

Here are just some of the fun goings-on at Holidays on the Green at Pinehills:

  • Holiday Artisan Market (Find the Taunton Garden Club outside in front of the Mamma Mia’s Restaurant)
  • Whisper your wish list to Santa Claus at The Pinehills Post Office.
  • Make some furry new friends at the Annual Reindog Parade.
  • Cookie decorating, ornament making, horse & carriage rides, hot apple cider and more.
  • Stick around and sing a carol and help us count down to The Pinehills Tree Lighting.
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FLOWERS BY ANNA

 

Taunton Garden Club Meeting

 

November 2, 2017 – Thursday at 6:30 PM (Note time change)

Place:  First Parish Church, Church Green, Taunton


 

 

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Anna Holmes is the owner of Flowers By Anna in Cataumet, MA

Anna will create floral designs to be used as table decorations reviewing the elements of design. The following will be demonstrated:  Ikebana, centerpiece design, long and low, parallel and a walk in the woods. This will help members with the upcoming annual holiday greens sale in December in addition to the club’s March meeting where members are asked to create a centerpiece with a table setting. “I want to inspire members to have fun and create their table settings with fun and confidence.”  Anna’s floral business is a home-based business and has been in the floral industry since 1973.

 

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CREATING WINTER INTEREST IN YOUR LANDSCAPE

TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB MEETING

OCTOBER 5, 2017 – THURSDAY AT 7:00 PM

PLACE: FIRST PARISH CHURCH

CHURCH GREEN, TAUNTON

 

 

 

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CREATING WINTER INTEREST IN YOUR LANDSCAPE WITH DENISE CUNNINGHAM, MANAGER OF THE  GARDEN CENTER AT SPILLANE’S NURSERY

MEMBERS WILL LEARN HOW TO CREATE WINTER INTEREST IN THE GARDEN. DENISE WILL DEMONSTRATE HOW A  VARIETY OF PLANTS AND SHRUBS WILL BRIGHTEN OUR GARDENS ALONG WITH IDEAS FOR WINTER CONTAINERS.

NURSERY ITEMS WLL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE CONCLUSION OF PRESENTATION.

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