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APRIL UPDATES & EVENTS CONCORD GARDEN CLUB



GET READY TO GARDEN!

starting with our

Thursday, April 13th PROGRAM


HANNAH MACBRIDE'S ECO-FRIENDLY GARDENING

Hannah's presentation will be about planting your garden to attract pollinators, and gardening in an environmentally responsible way. She is a Master Gardener and host of the new gardening blog GreenLifeNH (www.greenlifenh.com).


Thursday, Apr 13

11:00am - 1:00pm Susan McLane Audubon Center

84 Silk Farm Road, Concord


There is no charge for this meeting, but due to space restrictions, please RSVP

This meeting is a MEMBERS ONLY EVENT - PLEASE, NO GUESTS.


Program Chair: Gena Cohen Moses

 

AT our Wednesday, MAY 3rd

ANNUAL MEETING AND LUNCHEON,

WE'LL LEARN HOW TO USE OUR BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS!



Trim Hahn

Will show us how to create an English flower arrangement using easily available flowers.

You will not want to miss it! Wednesday, May 03

11:00am - 1:00pm Kimball Jenkins Estate

266 North Main Street, Concord


This is a MEMBERS ONLY EVENT - PLEASE NO GUESTS.

IMPORTANT! DON'T FORGET TO RSVP (and pay your $25 luncheon fee while there).


Program Chairs: Lauren Savage, Johane Telgener


 

NEED HELP SETTING UP YOUR CGC WEBSITE MEMBER PROFILE?

As always, for help with all things website, contact Johane Telgener (jtelgener020@gmail.com) or Gena Cohen Moses (genacohenm@gmail.com).

 

New Member

Please welcome Kate Haley Goldman, our newest CGC member! Keep an eye out for her at our upcoming meetings, when you can introduce yourself and welcome her in person.

 

Community Service and Volunteer Opportunities


We received the following note in response to a donation we made last year:


"Dear Gayle and Members of the Garden Club,


Sycamore Community Garden is so grateful for the $700 donation! And being able to be a part of our tour. This year we are taking on a new project of and Educational Native/Medicinal/Perennial garden. The space has been opened and come Spring we will begin planting. If any of your members are interested in volunteering, they can email sycamorecommunitygarden@gmail.com.


Thanks again for your support and generous donation.


With gratitude, Kaylin Lustig (Garden Manager)"

 

Concord Greenspace (CG3) is seeking volunteers for their Climate Action Team (CAT). If your interests lie in combatting Climate Change through local action, and influencing what action is taken, contact Meredith Cooley to hear more

 

Kimball Jenkins is seeking volunteers for their Garden committee. Meetings are the first Friday of the month from 9-10am at Kimball Jenkins. Contact Johane Telgener for more information.

 

Resources

We are lucky to have a wonderful local gardening resource in the UNH Extension, who provide a wide variety of education and services, from soil testing to tractor maintenance tips. You can check out some of their upcoming agriculture and gardens events here.

 

LOOKING AHEAD,

Save the Date!

The 2nd Annual Concord Garden Club Garden Tour will be held Saturday, June 24, 9am-2pm. Volunteers will be needed -- more information to follow.

 

AND on Wednesday, June 28th Field Trip to Bedrock Gardens with

John Forti



As a follow-up to his very popular presentation at our March meeting, John Forti, Executive Director of Bedrock Gardens, will provide tours of this emerging public garden that integrates unusual botanical specimens and unique sculpture into an inspiring landscape journey. This 30-acre site is transitioning from a historic farm and private garden to a public oasis of art, horticulture and inspiration.

Wednesday, June 28, 10:30 am and 1:00 pm Bedrock Gardens,

19 High Rd,

Lee, NH 03861, USA

(directions available on their website; carpooling encouraged).


Tours will be available at 10:30am and 1:00pm. Maximum of 24 people per tour, $25 fee per person Pay now here.


MEMBERS ONLY EVENT - NO GUESTS PLEASE.


Program Chair: Ruth Perencevich






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