Meeting Schedule

The Amherst Garden Club meets monthly from September through June at the Messiah Lutheran Church, 303 Route 101, Amherst (next door to the Amherst Garden Center).

Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month (except in Sept., when the meeting is the first Thursday after Labor Day). Most meetings include a featured speaker.

Our business meetings begin at 9:15 am, followed by our featured speaker at 10:30 am.

September 9
The New Heirloom Garden presented by Ellen Ecker Ogden —  Food gardens are more important than ever. Prepare for a delicious revolution based on forgotten fruits, fragrant flowers, and heirloom vegetables. By digging deep into the diverse world of heirloom plants, Ellen will transform the way you think about your garden and inspire you to grow something new that is old, for yourself and to share seeds and plants with friends.

October 7
The Gentleman’s Farm: Scientific Agriculture in a Picturesque Landscape presented by Pamela Hartford Go back in time with landscape historian Pam Hartford and discover the history behind two Olmstead-designed farm properties: Moraine Farm in Beverly, MA and Waveny Estate in New Canaan, CT.

November 4
Holiday Magic: Create, Decorate, and Celebrate! presented by Matthew Mead Prepared to be wowed as lifestyle and entertaining expert Matthew Mead shares his holiday décor ideas and creations. This presentation will include a slide show, demonstration, do-it-yourself instructions, and raffle prizes!

January 6
Orchids All Around Us — Growing Orchids: Tips for Success! presented by Jean Stefanik

February 3
The State of New Hampshire’s Birds presented by Pam Hunt

March 3
Adaptive Gardening Tips and Techniques presented by Cris Blackstone

April 7
Dahlias: The Royals of the Garden presented by Betsy Szymczak

May 5
Plant Based Diet: Good for You and Good for the Planet! presented by Paula Garvey

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  1. Friends of Symphony NH Nashua Area Garden Tour
    July 9 & 10, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Tour six area gardens in the height of summer bloom, each with its own diversity of plantings. Also plan for a stop at Fulchino Vineyard on Saturday for a wine tasting and to take in the beauty of the vineyard. Their patio is the perfect finale to the day while you sip and enjoy a live musical performance from 2 to 3: 30 p.m. Tickets $15 online at or at ticket outlets. $20 at the Garden Gate at the first garden 5 Royal Court, Merrimack on event days.

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