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Garden Club Tomorrow Evening (Nov. 2)

Tomorrow evening —  Thurs., Nov 2 at Parkhurst Place (11 Veterans Road, Amherst), 7:00-8:30 pm — Sierra Brookes of Peterborough will present “Holiday Treasures from the Garden.” With a little planning and creative ingenuity, you can not only dress your home festively for the holidays with minimum fuss and expense but also create healthful, aromatic products for gift giving. Sierra will share creative ideas for using fresh and dried cuttings from the garden, fields, and forest for decoration, culinary use, and herbal body care products.  Open to the public at no fee.

Sierra Brookes

Sierra Brookes

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Garden Club Tomorrow Morning (Nov. 2)

Bill Graham, professional floral designer, commentator, instructor, facilitator, and garden club favorite, will be at our next daytime meeting — Thurs., Nov 2 at the Messiah Lutheran Church (9:00-11:30 am). Bill will cover early fall, Thanksgiving and design ideas for Christmas as well as a few fashion tips!

Bill Graham

Bill Graham

 

Come join us for this entertaining as well as creative presentation. His arrangements will be raffled off at the end of this program. Open to the public at no fee.

Nov. 2 Evening Program — Holiday Treasures from the Garden

With a little planning and creative ingenuity, you can not only dress your home festively for the holidays with minimum fuss and expense but also create healthful, aromatic products for gift giving.

At the Amherst Garden Club’s next evening meeting — Thurs., Nov 2 at Parkhurst Place (11 Veterans Road, Amherst), 7:00-8:30 pm — Sierra Brookes of Peterborough will share creative ideas for using fresh and dried cuttings from the garden, fields, and forest for decoration, culinary use, and herbal body care products.

Come prepared for an evening of aromatic delights!

Open to the public at no fee.

Sierra Brookes

Sierra Brookes

Nov. 2 Daytime Meeting — The Holidays! Let’s Get Ready

Bill Graham, professional floral designer, commentator, instructor, facilitator, and garden club favorite, will be at our next daytime meeting — Thurs., Nov 2 at the Messiah Lutheran Church (9:00-11:30 am). Bill will cover early fall, Thanksgiving and design ideas for Christmas as well as a few fashion tips!

Bill Graham

Bill Graham

 

Bill is the owner of Beautiful Things Ltd in Salem, MA. His shop specializes in creative floral designs, gifts and women’s accessories. He delights in creating different and unique designs and is always trying new ideas and innovative techniques.

A few years ago Bill had a presentation based on “The Little Black Dress”. If you think of it, wouldn’t it be fun to wear a little black dress or something along these lines to recognize this past program?

Come join us for this entertaining as well as creative presentation. His arrangements will be raffled off at the end of this program. Open to the public at no fee.

Garden Club Tonight (Oct. 5) — Making Jams and Jellies!

Want to learn about making jam and jelly? Sue Stretch of Laurel Hill Jams and Jellies will present at the Amherst Garden Club meeting tonight (Oct. 5) at Parkhurst Place (11 Veterans Road, Amherst), 7:00-8:30 pm.  Sue produces award-winning fruit jams and wine jellies handcrafted right in Bedford, NH. There will be samples! Open to the public at no fee.

Sue Stretch photo

Sue Stretch

Oct. 5 Evening Program — Making Jams and Jellies!

Want to learn about making jam and jelly? Sue Stretch of Laurel Hill Jams and Jellies will present at the Amherst Garden Club’s next evening meeting — Thurs., Oct 5 at Parkhurst Place (11 Veterans Road, Amherst), 7:00-8:30 pm.  Sue produces award-winning fruit jams and wine jellies handcrafted right in Bedford, NH. There will be samples! Open to the public at no fee.

Sue Stretch photo

Sue Stretch

Oct. 5 Daytime Meeting — How to Make Your Garden a Pollinator Paradise

Pollinators play a vital role in the future of our food supply, yet today native bees and butterflies face many threats. At the Amherst Garden Club’s next daytime meeting — Thurs., Oct 5 at the Messiah Lutheran Church (9:00-11:30 am) — pollinator habitat expert and former honey beekeeper Tom Sullivan will talk about what each of us can do to help our local pollinators thrive. Open to the public at no fee.

Tom Sullivan