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WORKSHOP IKEBANA FLOWER ARRANGING

On November 3, the Taunton Garden Club will meet  at the First Parish  Church, Church Green, Taunton at 7:00 p.m.Taunton Garden Club logo  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.

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Liberty and Union DAY

img_0804-1On 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.

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Problems with Lyme and other tick borne diseases

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Taunton Garden Club logo**Open To The Public**

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.

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Grab Your Rain Barrels Now!

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.

Get all your information here.

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May Plant Sale

Taunton garden club plant saleThe Taunton Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale is May 21st from 9am-1pm at Girls Inc located at 131 Arlington St, Taunton, MA 02780.

We will have plants, baked goods, handmade crafts and yard sale items for sale.  All proceeds helps us do more in the Taunton Community.

 

See you then!

 

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Workshop: Decorationg With Fresh Greens For The Holidays

Taunton Garden Club Greens Workshop

December 3, 2015 program 6:00 pm

First Parish Church
76 Church Green, Taunton, Ma

Program: Holiday Fresh Greens Workshop

Bring greens cut from your yard, clippers and any decoration you want to use to create holiday arrangements.  All members are needed to create at least 3 items for the Holiday fundraiser sale.  An additional workshop to be offered at Girl’s Inc on December 2, 2015 (Please see member Linda Mello).

This interactive workshop provides you with the skills to make your own holiday decor with fresh greens like, holly, pine, cedar and boxwood.  Each arrangement should last 4-6 weeks with proper care.  If interested in joining us for this workshop, please bring your clippers, greens from your yard and be ready to learn!

Can’t make the workshop?  Join us at the sale December 5th!! We have the best prices around!

Come and purchase holiday swags, wreaths, holiday centerpieces and concrete garden art pieces at our 11th Annual Holiday’s On the Green at Pine Hills in Plymouth MA.  Located at 33 Summerhouse Drive
Plymouth, MA 02360.

Directions to Pine Hills:

Take Route 3 to Exit 3 in Plymouth, MA and follow the signs to The Pinehills.  Call Pinehills at (508) 209-2000

holiday green sale pinehillsThis event is out most popular fundraising event that supports funding for community projects like, garden therapy, junior gardening, civic beautification projects and college scholarships.

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If you would like to attend this program please join us, all gardening levels are welcome. $3 donation required.

Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on our contact page.

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How To Make Your Own Green Terrarium

November 5, 2015 program 7:00 pmtaunton garden club terrarium

First Parish Church
76 Church Green, Taunton, Ma

Program: How To Make Your Own Green Terrarium

Taunton Garden Club member Linda Mello assisted by Mary Donovan will demonstrate how to construct a terrarium. Club will provide container, soil and plants and care instructions. Preregistration is required.

There will be a fee to help defray the cost. Members go home with a complete terrarium – non members are welcome to the workshop for the instructional piece.  Complete terrariums are for members only.

If you would like to attend this program please join us, all gardening levels are welcome. $3 donation required.

Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on our contact page.

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Saving Our Bees: A How To Guide

Bristol Beekeepers AssociationOctober 1, 2015 program 7:00 pm
First Parish Church
76 Church Green, Taunton, Ma

Program: Bee Informed

Bee Informed committee sponsored by the Bristol County Beekeeper Association’s mission is to raise awareness of the declining number of honey bees. There will be a slide presentation and discussion about saving our pollinators one yard at a time. If conditions allow, an observation hive will also be part of the program.

If you would like to attend this program please join us, all gardening levels are welcome. $3 donation required.

Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on our contact page.

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Joe Rajunas Master Gardener Coming To Taunton

Joe Rajunas

September 3, 2015 program 7:00 pm

First Parish Church
76 Church Green, Taunton, MA 02780

Program: Plant Propagation

Joe Rajunas is a Master Gardner and coordinator of the Massachusetts Master Gardeners Association. Joe will present an overview of the methods of sexual and asexual plant propagation including a discussion of seed collection, plant breeding and nomenclature and the methods of asexual propagation including division, cuttings, layering, grafting, and cell culture. Handouts included.

If you would like to attend this program please join us, all gardening levels are welcome.  $3 donation required.

Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on our contact page.

(Image provided: http://massmastergardeners.org/who-i-am/)

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