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."



March 1, 2023

Location:   Kimball Library
                 5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson

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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       Hedi Shikes, Chair
       JoAnn Benoit
       Cindy Knight
       Christine Leeds

                April 12, 2023

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

              6:00 p.m.   Light Refreshments
              6:25 p.m.   Brief Announcements
              6:30 p.m.   Program

Program:             “Hide and Seek”

Margie Bean and Evy Nathan will present “Restoring Habitat One Monarch at a Time”, an introduction to Pollinators. Both presenters are associated with Pollinator Pathways.

Annual Dues must be paid by May 1.

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        Linda Jette, Chair 
        Marta Fabbrucci
        Marnie Finn
        Margaret Morrill

May 3, 2023

Location:     Atkinson Community Center
                     4 Main Street, Atkinson

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:            “Kick the Can”

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. 




        Christine Leeds, Chair
        Sunaina Chawla
        Judy Godden
        Ann Reardon
        Hedi Shikes

June 7, 2023

Location:            Kimball Library
                           5 Academy Avenue,                            Atkinson


             12:30 p.m.       Refreshments
             1:00 p.m.         Program
             2:00 p.m.         Business Meeting

Program:          “Dodgeball”

Greg Jordan from UNH extension will, by means of a power point presentation, discuss identification and control of invasive plants and possibly spend some time on invasive insects/diseases that might impact gardeners.

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          Donna Robertson, Chair 
          Susan Miner
          Marilyn Stewart
          Geoffrey Wilhite 

July 12, 2023

Location:     Atkinson Community Center
                    4 Main Street, Atkinson


                10:00 a.m. Greens Workshops
                10:45 a.m.    Business Meeting
                11:30 a.m,  Lunch & Workshop
Program:      “Red Light – Green Light”

Green Sale prep workshop from 10:00 through 3:00 with lunch break.  Bows, picks, pinecones, and other items will be worked on to prepare for our biggest fundraiser.   Please bring a bag lunch.  Beverages will be provided.






        JoAnn Benoit, Chair
        Nicole Cummings
        Joanne Roy
        Sheri Turell


August 2, 2023

Location:     Atkinson Community Center
                    4 Main Street, Atkinson


                     10:00 a.m.       Refreshments
                     10:30 a.m.       Business Meeting
                     11:00 a.m.       Program


Alison Hartung will delight us with a live program “Cooking with Herbs” .  Sounds delicious and entertaining. She will also have some of her yummy products for sale.
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             Nina Gray, Chair
             Jane Goodwin
             Colleen Mahoney
             Jeanne Vickery

September 6, 2023

Location:           Fuller Gardens
                          10 Willow Avenue
                          North Hampton, NH                           03862
                          (603) 964-5414

Time:      9:30 a.m.     Carpool
              10:30 a.m.     Arrive Fuller                                                    Gardens
              12:30 p.m.     Lunch at local                                           restaurant
Program:“Ring Around the Rosie”

Our members will meet at the Atkinson Congregational Church at 9:30 am.  Proceed from there to Fuller Gardens known for its roses and restful gardens. Afterward lunch will be enjoyed at a local restaurant (optional).

October 4, 2023

Location:     Atkinson Community Center
                    4 Main Street, Atkinson


             1:00 p.m.    Refreshments
             1:25 p.m.    Brief Announcements
             1:30 p.m.    Program

Program:        “Simon Says”

Cindy Knight, who for many years was our architect and designer of creative designs in the Museum of Fine Arts at Art in Bloom, will create 6-8 of her original designs.  There will be an Opportunity Drawing for many of these designs.

                    OPEN MEETING

Members with last names from A-L please bring 2 dozen finger sandwiches or desserts.

Please bring donations for Emmaus House.






             Jeanne Geisser, Chair
             Pat Bennett
             Sandra Erickson
             John Goulet
             Janet Snowdon

                 November 1, 2023

Location:     Atkinson Community Center
                    4 Main Street, Atkinson

Time:             1:00 p.m.   Program
                       2:00 p.m.   Refreshments
                       2:15 p.m.   Business Meeting


Program:                 “Duck, Duck, Goose”

Jim Parks of New England Birds of Prey will bring his raptors to demonstrate how some of them have been rehabilitated and are ready for release and others that are not able to be released. Please no pictures. Some of the animals are skittish.

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        Sue Carter, Chair
        Cathy Bastek
        Jane Kowalski
        Leann Moccia
        Johanna “Holly” Talbot 

November 29, 2023

Location:     Atkinson Community Center
                    4 Main Street, Atkinson

                  10:00 a.m. Greens Sale Prep
                  11:30 a.m.  Luncheon                   12:30 p.m. Business Meeting

Program:    “Red Rover, Red Rover”

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.

        Tanya Tsentalovich, Chair
        Marilyn Prell
        Kathy Sadkowski
        Judy Sirois
        Barbara Snicer
        Paul Tracy





March 6, 2024

Location:       Home of Michael 
                       29 East Road, Atkinson


                 1:00 p.m.     Refreshments
                 1:30 p.m.     Installation
                 2:00 p.m.     Business Meeting

Program:      “Musical Chairs”

 The New President of the AGC along with the new Executive Board will be installed. Then conduct their first business meeting.


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        Cindy Knight, Chair
        Kay Galloway
        Estelle Halchak
        Michael Hosker-Bouley
        Jean Sanders 


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