GCFM and National Garden Club Events

Boston Flower Show

Dates: March 14-18, 2018


Programs Workshop at Elm Bank
Date:  March 20, 2018


Programs Workshop at Tower Hill
Date:  March 28, 2018


Civic Beautification Workshop
Date:  March 29, 2018


Gardening Study School Course I Series 11
Dates:  Thurs and Fri April 12 & 13, 2018
Place:  Tower Hill Botanic Garden 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA 01505

Subjects covered: Thursday, April 12. (Tested subjects) ♦ Basic Botany – Dr. Judith Sumner, Botanist ♦ Characteristics of Soils – Betty Sanders, Horticultural Consultant ♦ Techniques for Growing Outdoor Flowers – Betty Sanders. Horticultural Consultant Friday, April 13, (Non-tested subjects) ♦ Plant Propagation – Joann Viera, Horticulturalist Tower Hill ♦ Vegetative Propagation – Joann Viera, Horticulturalist Tower Hill ♦ Composting- Paul Rodgers – Horticultural Consultant ♦ Test for those becoming consultants

Suggested Reading: 1. Botany for Gardeners by Brian Capon maybe purchased through Amazon.com.

Make checks payable to: The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. (GCFM).

Mail registration form and fee to: Linda Jean Smith, Registrar, 23 Bentley Lane, Chelmsford, MA 01824 (978) 256-3101 or lindajean.smith@comcast.net.

Registration deadline is March 16, 2018. No refunds: For further information please contact Chairmen: Joy DiMaggio 978-634-1221 or jmarykay2@aol.com.


” Floral Journey from Afar” with Francine Thomas
Sponsored by the GCFM, Ruth A. Wallack Fund
Date:  Tues April 24, 2018
Time:  10:00 am
Place:  Regis College Fine Arts Center, Weston MA

International Designer Extraordinaire! Award Winning Designer and World Renouwned Teacher from New Zealand. Limited Seating – Do not Miss out! Tickets $20.00. Send stamped, self addressed envelope and check made out to: GCFM, %Penni Jenkins, 241 Elm Street, Walpole, MA 02081. For ticket information call or email:

Helga Frazzette – 508-255-6664 – frazz@comcast.net
Sue Kaplan – 781-444-6085 – suekflowers@yahoo.com
Diane Bullock – 207-361-1818 – dbull29441@aol.com
Yvonne Capella – 508-947-5806 – ycapella@comcast.net


Earth Day
Date:  April 21, 2018


Arbor Day
Date:  April 27, 201


Art in Bloom
Dates:  April 27-29, 2018


NGC Annual Meeting – Philadelphia, PA
Dates:  May 21-24, 2018


National Garden Week
Dates:  June 3-9, 2018


GCFM Annual Meeting
Date:  June 6, 2018


 

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