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


September 6, 2017

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


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

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.



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.


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

November 1, 2017

Location:                 Kimball Library
                                  5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson
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.

Sue Carter, Chairman
Marta Fabbrucci
Donna Hall
Bernice Torosian


November 29, 2017

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                  4 Main Street, Atkinson
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.



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



New Hampshire Federation
of Garden Clubs, Inc.

National Garden Clubs, Inc.


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