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JANUARY UPDATES AND EVENTS


Greetings, Gardeners, and Happy New Year!


We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to stow away those decorations and dig into Art & Bloom -- it's almost here!


As always, remember to scroll all the way down this email so you're in the know on all the CGC happenings.


See you at Art & Bloom!

 

Coming up soon!!

JANUARY - ART & BLOOM

Thursday, January 26th - Saturday, January 28th League of NH Craftsmen Gallery

49 S. Main Street, Concord


OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


For full information, check out the new Art & Bloom page on our website, where you'll find everything you need to know about Art & Bloom, including show hours, designer tips, and resources.


DESIGNERS should have recently received an informational email from Jeanie West including important Art & Bloom dates. Please contact Jeanie at jeaniederrickwest@gmail.com if you did not receive this email.



Request for Volunteer Hosts at ART & BLOOM (1/26-1/28)

The League is requiring that CGC Members staff our January ART & BLOOM exhibit

and so we are looking for CGC Members to sign up for specific two-hour time slots to host during the show.


Hosts will need to be present to answer any questions (hopefully questions that might get visitors interested in joining the CGC); we will have printed materials describing the botanicals used in the arrangements.


Below is a list of dates and time-slots. We would ideally have TWO volunteers per time slot.

If you can volunteer, please send an email to NICKI KILFARA (nkilfara@hotmail.com), listing ALL of the slots you could be available.


PLEASE INCLUDE SLOT NUMBER, DATE and TIME.

You will be assigned to just ONE time slot, unless you specifically request more than one.

Once the schedule is finalized, you will receive an email confirming your assigned slot(s).

ART & BLOOM VOLUNTEER HOST TIME SLOTS:

Thurs, 1/26

SLOT 1: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

SLOT 2: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, 1/27

SLOT 3: 10:00am - 12:00pm

SLOT 4: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

SLOT 5: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, 1/28

SLOT 6: 10:00am - 12:00pm

SLOT 7: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

SLOT 8: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

If you have any questions, please contact Millie LaFontaine (lafontainefamily@comcast.net).

THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!


 

MARCH MEETING

There will be no meeting in February, so please be sure to RSVP and put our March 9th general meeting in your calendar.



The Heirloom Gardener:

Traditional Plants and Skills for the Modern World


John Forti, Executive Director of Bedrock Gardens (site of our June garden tour) will speak about his 2021 book, The Heirloom Gardener.


“Part essay collection, part gardening guide, The Heirloom Gardener encourages readers to embrace heirloom seeds and traditions, serving as a well-needed reminder to slow down and reconnect with nature.” —Modern Farmer.


Book copies will be available for signing and purchase.


12:30 – 2:30 PM

Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 South Main St, Concord.

Thursday, March 9th/Snow date Saturday, March 11

THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Program Chair: Ruth Perencevich


 

Looking ahead,

garden tour (still) needs a chairman


Last summer's Garden Tour was a resounding success, enjoyed by both Club members and the Concord community. Several gardens have already been volunteered for a Summer 2023 tour, but we are in need of a Chairperson to oversee the event. If you think you may be interested, please contact Johane Telgener (jtelgener020@gmail.com) to talk it over.














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