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Education

The Concord Garden Club is pleased to present lectures, tours and workshops throughout the year on topics in and around gardening, the natural world, and our place in it.

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Lectures

Here are some of the lectures CGC members have enjoyed in past years:

  • Holiday Floral Arrangements with Matthew Mead

  • The Luxurious Shade Garden with Kerry Ann Mendez

  • Herbs! with Maria Noel Groves

  • Shrubs for Year Round Interest with Cheryl Monroe

  • The History of the Tulip and its 17th Century Tulipmania Moment with Ila Cox

  • Discovering New England Stone Walls with Kevin Gardner

  • Big Trees of New Hampshire with Kevin Martin

  • Exciting New Annuals with Ara Lynn

  • Relating Landscape to Architecture with Johanna Kuss

  • Cooking and Gardening with Edible Flours with Liz Barbour

  • Botanical Adventures at the Top of the World with Rami Comb
     

Tours

In addition to lectures, CGC members have enjoyed tours at Canterbury Shaker Village, Tarbin Gardens, the Currier Museum, behind the scenes at Apotheca Design House, and other local private and public gardens.

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Workshops

The Concord Garden Club sponsors a bow making workshop as part of its annual community service project helping the residents of the Merrimack County Nursing Home. CGC members have enjoyed flower arranging workshops and demonstrations with local floral designers.