Iris
Atkinson Garden Club
Atkinson, New Hampshire
"To promote interest in home gardening, aid in the protection of native plants, trees, and wildlife and further civic beautification."

PROGRAM CALENDAR
2017

June 7, 2017

Location:             Atkinson Community Center
                             4 Main Street, Atkinson
                             362-5531

Time:       9:00 a.m.            Refreshments
                               9:30 a.m.            Meeting
                             10:00 a.m.            Workshop

Program:               “Wild Women”

Brenda Weber, AGC Vice President, will lead a workshop using manikin heads to make sedum gardens of hair.  Materials (foam head, dirt, plants, glue and sand) will be pre-purchased for $15.00 by interested participants.

Refreshments: 
Donna Robertson,
             Chairman 
Nina Gray
Joanne Krause
Judy Sirois

July 5, 2017

Location:                 Kimball Library
                                  5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson
                                  362-5234

Time:      10:30 a.m.                     Program/ Refreshments
11:30 a.m.                     Business Meeting
                                 
Program:                 “Wild Feast”

Brenda Weber, AGC Vice President, will present “Forage and Feast”.  This presentation will describe strategies for foraging in the wild and present recipes for feasting on these fruits of the land.  Some of these foods will be available for sampling.

Refreshments: 
              Ellen Durling, Chairman 
              Sylvia Markell
              Marilyn Prell
              Brenda Weber

August 2, 2017

Location:            Atkinson Community Center
                             4 Main Street, Atkinson
                             362-5531

Time:       9:30 a.m.            Meeting
                             10:00 a.m.            Workshop
                             10:30 a.m.            Bingo and Refreshments

Program:            “Conserving the Wild”

Estelle Halchak, Master Gardener and club member, will educate us on building up garden soil and properly mulching for weed control. Estelle will demonstrate methods of using leaves for mulch.

Refreshments: 
Sheri Turell, Chairman
Steven Lewis
Leann Moccia
Jeanne Vickery

September 6, 2017

Location:                 Beaver Brook Association
Maple Hill Farm
                                  117 Ridge Road, Hollis, NH  03049
                                  465-7787

 

Program:                          “Exploring the Wild”

The club will enjoy a field trip to the Maple Hill Gardens at Beaver Brook Association Nature Center, Hiking Trails and Gardens.  The gardens consist of twelve themed gardens surrounding the restored Maple Hill Farm.  After the tour we will have a picnic at the Benson Park at 19 Kimball Hill Road in Hudson, NH.

 

Meet in the rear of the Congregational Church at 9:00 a.m. to carpool.  Bring sun protection, sun glasses and wear comfortable walking shoes.  Pack a lunch and beverage for the picnic at the Benson Park in Hudson.

October 4, 2017

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                  4 Main Street, Atkinson
                                  362-5531

Time:                        1:00 p.m.  Refreshments
                                  1:45 p.m.  Program

Program:              “Wild Designs”

Bert Ford, owner of Ford Flower Company and member of the American Institute of Floral Designers, will dazzle us with holiday floral designs and design tips.  The designs will be raffled at the end of the program.

OPEN MEETING

 

Everyone is asked to bring a plate of sandwiches or finger desserts before noon.  People with last names beginning with A-L should bring finger sandwiches; M-Z should bring finger desserts.

Please bring donations for Emmaus House.

 

Refreshments: 
Dee Lippold, Chairman
Cynthia Buchan
Dorothy Cole
John Goulet
Jean Sanders

November 1, 2017

Location:                 Kimball Library
                                  5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson
                                  362-5234
                                                                                       
Time:                        6:00 p.m.  Refreshments
                                  6:30 p.m.  Program

Program:                 “Caring for the Wild”

Steven Lewis, member of AGC and the American Chestnut Foundation, will present information regarding the demise of the American Chestnut, its impact on our ecosystem as well as the rural economy, and the efforts to restore this magnificent tree in our area.  

The mission of The American Chestnut Foundation is to restore the American chestnut tree to our eastern woodlands to benefit our environment, our wildlife, and our society.

Refreshments: 
Sue Carter, Chairman
Marta Fabbrucci
Donna Hall
Bernice Torosian

 

November 29, 2017

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                  4 Main Street, Atkinson
                                  362-5531
 
Time:                         9:00 a.m. Greens Sale Prep
                                  11:30 a.m.  Luncheon
                                  12:30 p.m.   Business Meeting

Program:                 “Celebrating the Wild”

AGC members will work on holly trees, centerpieces, swags and other items for the upcoming club Greens Sale.  The morning will end with a festive lunch at the Atkinson Community Center.

 

Refreshments:  

Hedi Shikes, Chairman
Kay Galloway
John Rockwell
Chris Stacey
Ellen Witherell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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New Hampshire Federation
of Garden Clubs, Inc.

National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Visit your neighbor's gardens in our Garden of the Month

 

Petals and Palettes 2017

 

Mother's Day Atkinson Academy 2017

 
       
       

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