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7/11/2015 Salem GC, presents "Summer Seaside Garden Stroll"

Information regarding time and tickets can be found on our website"

Location: Forest River Park Neighborhoods
7/14/2015 -
8:30 A.M. -
4:30 P.M.
Hydrangeas 2015 International Conference at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA is hosting Cape Cod’s first Hydrangeas 2015 International Conference from July 14 through July 16, 2015 from 8:30am - 4:30pm daily.

The three-day event will promote the exchange of cutting-edge information on hydrangeas and cover a diverse array of critical topics. Lectures will be held each morning with a keynote address given by Dr. Michael Dirr, an expert on woody plants and a legend in the horticultural world. The conference will also include on-site displays by major hydrangea suppliers, plant sales by local nurseries, and garden tours of local hydrangea-rich private gardens. Tickets may be purchased in advance at:
Register now through March 31 for a discounted rate.

Cost: Full Registration through March 31 is $550; April 1 - May 31 is $600; June 1 - July 10 is $650; One-Day Registration (July 14 & 15 only) is $250.
Contact: Julie Raynor, Marketing Associate at or 508-888-3300 ext 175

Location: Heritage Museums & Gardens 67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA
7/16/2015 10:00 A.M. -
3:00 P.M.
Osterville GC, presents "Garden Happenings" garden tour
The Osterville Garden Club presents "Garden Happenings" - Tour the gardens of five beautiful Osterville homes and enjoy a special event to be held on the grounds of each home. Refreshments, boutique, and secret auction will take place at the Osterville Historical Society.
Cost: $35 (advance sale); $40 (day of tour if available)
Contact: For tickets 508-775-5981 or visit
8/15/2015 10:00 A.M. -
4:00 P.M.
The Village GC of Dennis, presents "Museums in the Manse" Dennis" an informal flower show

Museums from around the world are showcased and interpreted in each floral design. Club members horticulture will also be exhibited on the beautiful grounds of the Manse.

Location: Josiah Dennis Manse, Nobscusset Rd., Dennis, MA
Cost: Donations are accepted for the ongoing support of the Manse
Contact: Sue Baudanza, @ 508 736-6950
9/15/2015 10:00 A.M. Needham GC, presents "Hostas, Always Room for One More! Mary Arnberg

Mary Arnberg, lifetime master gardener and former Co-President of the New England Hosta Society, will tempt us with a variety of hostas, from giant to mini, in all hosta colors and forms, from the best all around plants to a few of her special favorites. Mary will have many plants available for attendees.

Location: Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave. Needham
Contact: Bonnie Waters
10/14/2015 -
10:00 A.M. (10/15) exhibit hours -
3:00 P.M. (10/15) exhibit hours
Milton GC, presents "Trailways and Waterways-Milton's Natural Resources" Flower Show
Milton Garden Club presents “Trailways and Waterways – Milton’s Natural Resources” Flower Show

All Floral Design and Photography entrants must pre-register by September 23rd and August 15th, respectively.

Classes will be filled in the order registration forms are received. Entries accepted October 14th 8:00 am – 11:00 am.

Location: Milton Hoosic Club 193 Central Ave. Milton
Contact: Sue Daylor -
10/20/2015 10:00 A.M. Needham GC, presents "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?"
Club Mixer/Member Luncheon

Members will be assigned to a four person team. Each team will select a famous
person and plan a 2 person table setting with flowers that will give hints as to the individual's personality, interests and achievements.

Teams will set their tables at the meeting and have a chance to “Guess Who's Coming to Dinner”.
Location: Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave. Needham
10/29/2015 -
8:15 A.M., 8:45 A.M. (10/31/15) Landscape Design School

Location:  Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Hunnewell Bldg. 900 Washington St. Wellesley, MA
Contact: Maureen O'Brien,
11/6/2015 7:00 P.M. -
10:00 P.M.
Southbridge GC, presents "Holiday Floral Inspirations" featuring Kirsten VanDijk
Kirsten’s lively and energetic presentation on floral design will feature a number of floral inspirations for the holidays. Doors will open at 7:00pm with hot and cold appetizers, and gift opportunities to include Kirstin’s’ designs.
Location: LaSalle Reception Center, 61 Main Street, Southbridge
Cost: $20 (seats are limited and must be purchased by October 22, 2015)
Contact: Karen or 413-245-3310
11/11/2015 6:45 P.M. Pepperell GC, "Gardening Simplified for Changing Life Styles" presented by Kerry Ann Mendez
November 11, 2015.

Location: Pepperell Senior Center, 37 Nashua Rd Rte. 111
Cost: free and open to the public
Contact: Diane Temple @ 433-5751
11/17/2015 10:00 A.M. Needham GC, presents "Bounty of the Autumn Harvest and Holiday Inspired Designs" with Julie Lapham

Julie Lapham is an award winning floral designer, lecturer and owner of Julie Lapham Designs in Southborough, MA. Julie has over 20 years of experience providing perfect floral creations for any and all occasions. Her program's six designs will utilize fruits, vegetables, flowers and foliages in elegant and creative ways. Some lucky attendees will go home with one of Julie's design.
Location: Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave. Needham
12/4/2015 -
12 noon (12/4), 9 A.M. (12/5) -
5:00 P.M. (12/4/15), 1:00 P.M. (12/5)
Southbridge GC, presents, "Annual Greens Sale"

The Annual Holiday Greens Sale, for more than 20 years this two day event has featured handmade holiday works by garden club members. Featuring Traditional New England Style Decorative Wreaths, Center Pieces, Swags, assorted Decorations, Roping and Assorted Greens.

Location: Arts Center 111 Main St. Rte 131, Southbridge
Contact: Karen or 413-245-3310
12/5/2015 9:00 A.M. -
2:00 P.M.
Needham GC, Annual Ways and Means Wreath Sale

The Wreath Sale will be held in the Administrative Building of the Needham Congregational Church at 1180 Great Plain Ave., Needham. Decorated wreaths, boxwood trees and holiday centerpieces will be available for sale. Be sure to come early to get the best selection.
Location: Needham Congregational Church, 1180 Great Plain Ave, Needam
Contact: Bonnie Waters
1/19/2016 10:00 A.M. Needham GC, "Art in Bloom Road Show"

Museum of Fine Arts Senior Associates Barbara Charlton and Carol Gershman will present a behind-the-scenes story of Art in Bloom, the MFA's festival of art and flowers, with stunning images of recent floral interpretations of Museum masterpieces. This informative and entertaining program with arranging tips will also feature a live floral interpretation of a work of art.

Location: Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave. Needham
Contact: Bonnie Waters
2/23/2016 10:00 A.M. Needham GC, presents "Glass Flowers" with Jenny Brown"

Jenny Brown is the Collection Manager of the Ware Collections of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants at Harvard University, popularly known as the “Glass Flowers.”

This collection is considered one of Harvard's greatest treasures and the only assemblage of its kind in the world. Jenny will share the history of the collection and plans for its future.
Location: Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave. Needham
Contact: Bonnie Waters
4/22/2016 10:00 A.M. Needham GC, presents "Welcoming Spring: Ikebana" with Kaye B. Vosburgh

Kaye Vosburgh has studied Japanese Flower Arranging in the Sogetsu School of Ikebana since 1981. In her flower arranging demonstrations, whether Japanese or American style, Kaye stresses the creative process and shares her ideas and plans as she creates each new design. The principles of design will also be discussed as guideposts in creative flower arranging. Symbolism and unspoken thoughts are often expressed through Ikebana.
Location: Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave. Needham
Contact: Bonnie Waters