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The Tioronda Garden Club will host its 12th annual Autumn Wine Festival at St. Rocco’s Hall at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, to raise money for its many projects, including flowering baskets on Main Street, holiday wreaths and garlands on lampposts and garden planting and maintenance at historic sites and public buildings. (NY)

Learn interesting facts about pollinators and enjoy the photography by Larry Scheunemann in the program "Gardening for Pollinators." Handouts will be provided on gardening for butterflies and hummingbirds. Be inspired to plant for pollinators. Saturday October 14, 2017; 9:30am - 12:30pm at Clinton Garden Club, 508 Front St., Clinton, WI 53525

NewPaltz Garden Club will meet October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Presenter will be Diane Watt on the subject: “Easy Care Gardening for Busy People”. (NY)

Melbourne Garden Club is celebrating its 90th birthday this year with a celebration. They will have 2 speakers  a floral design demonstration, refreshments, gift bags for all attendees, opportunity drawings Sharon Dolan, Maple Street Natives will have plants for sale. Tickets…$5 donation.
When: Thursday, Oct. 26 1-4 pm; Where: Front Street Civic Center; Speakers: Lessa Souto, Ex. Dir., Marine Resource Council, Kate Browne, Brevard Zoo and Betty Moore, Master Flower Show Judge. (FL)

Christmas in Clear Spring is Saturday, Dec. 9, and the Clear Spring Garden Club is seeking individuals with model train sets who would be willing to set them up and share the experience with visitors that evening. The trains have always been of great interest to people of all ages.
If you are willing to share or would like more details, call 301-842-2971. (MD)

Fall mums provided by Shults’ nursery will be available for pickup late September to early October; exact date to be determined by grower. Mums are available in variations of red, yellow and rust colors in 8-inch pots and approximately 16 inches tall, $6.50 per pot. Mums can be ordered by sending your check, payable to Village Pines Garden Club, to P.O Box 9047, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910. On a separate piece of paper include: name, phone number, color choices and number of mums you are ordering. Do not send cash. (AR)


The Hillbilly Gardeners Garden Club members announced the addition of "Sammy's Window Garden" to the three public gardens they have already developed and maintain for the enjoyment of the community. This new garden is at the FosterAdopt Connect/Sammy's Window southwest Missouri business location, 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield. (MO)

The Clematis Garden Club meetings are held at 1 p.m. on the second Friday of each month in the Greenville Public Library. Anyone interested is welcome to attend as a guest. (NY)

Mill Creek Garden Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of the Month, September to May at Shawn O’Donnell’s banquet room, 122 – 128th St. SW, Everett. Doors open at 10:30 am, guest speaker at 11:00 am for approximately 45-60 minutes, followed by a brief business meeting and a delicious buffet lunch complete with dessert. There is lively socializing throughout.  Reservations for lunch are required. Annual Membership Dues: $30, Member Lunches: $18, Guest Lunches, $22. Information at www.millcreekgardenclub.com. (WA)


The Keweenaw Garden Club was established by and for gardening enthusiasts. They have presentations at the Portage Lake District Library on the first Monday of each month, September through May. Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570. (MI)

Join The Garden Club of Deland's 90th Birthday and Flower Show with a Standard Petite Flower Show, wine and appetizers, live music, opportunity drawings, and garden stroll. October 12, 2017, 5 to 8 pm and October 13, 2017, 10 am to 3 pm. For more information, go to http://www.gardenclubofdeland.org (FL)

The Gold Canyon Garden Club Plant Sale and Raffle is scheduled for Oct. 21.  Proceeds from the annual fundraiser help the Gold Canyon Garden Club maintain the community Butterfly Garden at Dinosaur Park and fund other civic beautification projects in Gold Canyon. The annual plant sale and raffle will be held 8-11 a.m. Saturday. Oct. 21, in the parking lot of the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road. The club will have a variety of native and desert-adapted plants, cacti, agaves, succulents and annuals available for purchase, as well as master gardeners and other landscaping experts on hand to answer questions. For more information, e-mail gcgc@spcdock.com or visit the club’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GoldCanyonGardenClub/. (AZ)

Historic Columbia is pleased to team up with the Palmetto Garden Club for the Annual Holiday Greenery Sale. Available items include fresh greenery from family-owned farms in North Carolina, as well as top quality paper whites and amaryllis, South Carolina grown raw and specialty pecans, locally grown poinsettias, and much more. Orders must be placed by October 26, 2017. For more information, please visit historiccolumbia.org/events (SC)

On Feb. 28, 2018, the Garden Club of Palm Beach will present another British aristocrat, Emma Manners, the Duchess of Rutland. She will talk about executing the long-ignored plans of landscape architect Lancelot ‘’Capability’’ Brown at her home, Belvoir Castle. (FL)

The general meeting of Pinelands Garden Club of Medford will occur on Monday, Jan. 12 at Medford Leas Auditorium, on Route 70 in Medford at 10 a.m.
The speaker will be Rachel Roat, publisher of the online periodical “Tree Laws.” Roat will talk about what people’s rights and duties are regarding the trees on private property, in the community, and especially in the Pinelands.
- See more at: http://www.shamongsun.com/2014/12/30/pinelands-garden-club-holding-first-meeting-2015-jan-12/#sthash.mzNKAlB9.dpufAs part of Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary Celebration, there will be a historical house and garden tour Sunday, June 14.
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