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HOLIDAY GREENS WORKSHOP

 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.

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COME VISIT US BY THE VILLAGE GREEN SHOPS AND PURCHASE OUR FRESH GREEN HOLIDAY ITEMS IMG_0558 (1)AT THE ANNUAL HOLIDAYS ON THE GREEN AT PINEHILLS IN PLYMOUTH MA. LOCATED AT 33 SUMMERHOUSE DRIVE, PLYMOUTH MA.

 

 

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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 sunflowerfruits, 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.

 

 

 

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WORKSHOP AND DEMONSTRATION

October 3, 2019                                                                   Girl’s Inc

Thursday at 6:30 PM                                                         131 Arlington Street, Taunton

Taunton garden club plant saleYou asked. Back by popular demand a repeat of last year’s workshop.

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

 

 

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TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB MEETING

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.

 

 

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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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