TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB MEETING
OCTOBER 5, 2017 – THURSDAY AT 7:00 PM
PLACE: FIRST PARISH CHURCH
CHURCH GREEN, TAUNTON
TAUNTON GARDEN CLUB MEETING SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2017 AT 7:00 PM
FIRST PARISH CHURCH
CHURCH GREEN, TAUNTON
September’s program is a live demonstration of pruning along with a brief power point presentation. Program will cover gardening activities including lawn care, dividing and transplanting perennials, planting bulbs and tips for preparing gardens for the winter season.
The Taunton Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale is May 20th from 9am-1pm at Girls Inc located at 131 Arlington St, Taunton, MA 02780. (No Earlybirds please)
We will have plants, fresh handmade baked goods, handmade crafts and jewelry. All proceeds helps us do more in the Taunton Community.
See you then!
WINTER HORTICULTURE TIPS: SPEND WINTER DAYS “WEB GARDENING”. HERE ARE A FEW SUGGESTIONS:
Join us December 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Additional workshop offered December 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM
First Parish Church
76 Church Green, Taunton, MA 02780
Bring greens from your yard, clippers, gloves and decorations you want to use to create holiday arrangements. All members are needed to create at least 3 items for the Holiday fundraiser sale. Need assistance? Members will be available for guidance on making swags, boxwood trees and centerpieces.
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 12th Annual Holidays On the Green at Pine Hills in Plymouth Ma. located at 33 Summerhouse Drive, Plymouth, Ma
Directions to Pine Hills:
Take Route 3 to Exit 3 in Plymouth MA and follow signs to the Pinehills.
On November 3, the Taunton Garden Club will meet at the First Parish Church, Church Green, Taunton at 7:00 p.m. This evening’s program is an Ikebana workshop. Ikebana is an Japanese art of floral design where nature and humanity are brought together. Under the direction of Bonnie Powers, members will be creating their own arrangement using fresh flowers, dried materials and moss.
There will be a $5.00 fee for this workshop. Size of container should be no larger than 10″ long by 6″ wide. You may bring your own container.
On Saturday, October 15th, from 12:00 – 4:00 pm, on Church Green in downtown Taunton, the Taunton Garden Club will be participating in celebrating the annual Liberty and Union Day. Club members will demonstrate how to plant spring bulbs. There will be free flower seeds and spring flowering bulbs available for purchase. In addition, Club members created fall arrangements, concrete leafs, scarecrows, as well as other handmade items. Proceeds from this sale are used for our scholarships. Come visit us on the grounds of the Old Colony History Museum, 66 Church Green, Taunton.
The Taunton Garden Club will meet Thursday, October 6th at the First Parish Church, Church Green, Taunton at 7:00 p.m. This month’s program will be ‘Problems with Lyme and other tick borne diseases’. All are welcome to join us for a presentation with Sandra Bonzagni, member of the Middlesex Tick Task Force. Sandra will discuss why these diseases are so difficult to test, diagnose and treat. Information about the co-infections, such as Babesiosis and Anaplasmosis will be included. We will learn the simple steps that you can take to protect yourself and family from tick bites. A list of references as well as handouts will be available.
Grab your rain barrel! There are samples of barrels and order forms at City Hall and Taunton Library. Or, go to www.greatamericanrainbarrel.com and click on local programs. You can also call or send a check. Deadline is Friday, June 4 by 5pm.