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

PROGRAM CALENDAR 2022

THERE ARE NO MEETINGS IN
JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

 

March 2, 2022

Installation of Officers

Time and Location TBD

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April 6, 2022

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

Program:          “The Faerie Queene”

Dian Mathews will present a power point presentation about Fairy and Hobbit Gardens. Dian is a Master Gardener through the UNH Extension Service.


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Refreshments: 
       Janet Snowdon, Chair
       Marnie Finn
       Johanna (Holly) Talbot
       TBA

 

 

May 4, 2022

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

Time:      9:00 a.m.      Come with                 tools to the Fire Station                  for work assignments
               11:30 a.m.    Luncheon
               12:30 p.m.  Business Meeting

Program:      “Tidying up the Towne”

Annual Spring Clean-Up
AGC’s annual spring cleanup of our town’s planting areas including the container gardens throughout the town.  Members bring gloves, trash bags, clippers, rakes, trowels, brooms, and small hand rakes.  Return to ACC to enjoy a luncheon.  
Donna Robertson and Susan Miner will display some previous Greens and Gift Offerings.

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Refreshments: 
       Linda Jette, Chair
       Jeanne Geisser
       Judy Godden
       Colleen Mahoney
       Ann Reardon

June 1,, 2022

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

Time:     1:00 p.m.        Refreshments
              1:30 p.m.        Business Meeting
              2:00 p.m.        Program

Program:      “The Monarchy Takes Flight”

Michelle Mensinger will delight us with power point program about Pollinators and how valuable they are to the depleting bee population in our area.

Refreshments: 
       Ellen Durling, Chair
       Sandra Erickson
       Susan Miner 
       Donna Robertson


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July 6, 2022

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

Time:     10:00 a.m. Light Refreshments
              10:30 a.m.   Business Meeting
              11:15 a.m.   Lunch and                               Greens Workshops
                        
Program:        “A Visit from Father                         Christmas”

Green Sale prep workshop from 11:15 through 3:00 with lunch break at noon.  Bows, picks, pinecones, and other items will be worked on to prepare for our biggest fundraiser. 

Refreshments: 

       Jane Kowalski, Chair
       Pat Bennett
       Marilyn Prell
       TBA

August 3, 2022

Location:           Home of                          Michael Hosker-Bouley
                         29 East Road, Atkinson
                         978-683-7745

Time:      10:00 a.m.    Tour of Garden
               11:00 a.m.    Business Meeting
               11:30 a.m.      Lunch

Program:“The Royale Gardens”

Michael Hosker-Bouley has invited the membership to tour his gardens and enjoy the relaxing pond views.  Bring bug/sun protection, sunglasses and wear comfortable walking shoes. 

Refreshments: 
         Judy Sirois, Chair
         Elaina Higgins
         Michael Hosker-Bouley
         Sheri Turell

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September 7, 2022

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

Time:      1:00 p.m.     Refreshments
               1:30 p.m.     Business Meeting
               2:00 p.m.      Program
                                 
Program:“The Crystal Palace”

Patricia Farris, hailing from Bath,Maine will help us learn how to experiment, propagate and divide our house plants as she has done in her 2 story greenhouse for more than 40 years.

Refreshments: 
       Marta Fabbrucci, Chair
       Nina Gray
       Estelle Halchak
       Joanne Roy
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October 5, 2022

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

Time:          1:00 p.m.    Refreshments
                   1:30 p.m.    Program

Program:          “Majestic Creations”

Prepare yourself to be dazzled by the creative work of Kaye Vosburgh. She will show us 8 original designs.  Kaye has written several books and they will be available at the meeting.

OPEN MEETING

The Hostess Committee will decide what to serve and who shall bring it.

Please bring donations for Emmaus House.

Refreshments: 
         Jane Goodwin, Chair
         Paul Tracy
         Tanya Tsentalovich
         TBA

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November 2, 2022

Location:   Kimball Library
                 5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson
                 362-5234
Time:         1:00 p.m.  Refreshments
                  1:30 p.m.  Business Meeting
                  2:00 p.m.  Program

Program:               “Art in Bloome”

Sue Carter will unravel the mysteries of Petals and Palettes. She along with the technical support of Sue Miner will show and explain what the show is all about and how to go about it.

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Refreshments:  

       Kay Galloway, Chair
       Cathy Bastek
       Sue Carter
       TBA 

November 30, 2022

Location:   Atkinson Community Center
                 4 Main Street, Atkinson
                 362-5531
 
Time:      10:00 a.m. Greens Sale Prep
               11:30 a.m.  Luncheon
               12:30 p.m.   Business Meeting

Program:                 “Yuletide Faire”

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.

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Refreshments:  
       Jeanne Vickery, Chair
       John Goulet
       Kathy Sadkowski
       TBA

 

 

THERE ARE NO MEETINGS IN
JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

March 1, 2023

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

Time:  1:00 p.m.        Refreshments
           1:30 p.m.        Business Meeting
           2:00 p.m.        Program

Program:           “Fit for the
                             Royal Family”

 

Suzanne Mahler, an avid gardener will take us on a colorful journey through the year with images of plants that offer a progression of bloom and multiple seasons of interest for a landscape that provides beauty year-round.

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Refreshments:                               
       Hedi Shikes, Chair
       JoAnn Benoit
       Cindy Knight
       Christine Leeds
      

March 24 – 25, 2023
Petals & Palettes

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Location: 
Atkinson Resort & Country Club
85 Country Club Drive
Atkinson, NH  03811

 

NH

Member

New Hampshire Federation
of Garden Clubs, Inc.

National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Fall Clean up

Fall Cleanup

Fall Cleanup

Fall Cleanup

Fall Cleanup

Fall Cleanup

 

 

Our October Meeting

An Artistic Journey of Flowers
Designs by Linda Pare

Pare 1

 

Pare 3

 

Pare 2

 

Pare 4

 

 

August Flower Show