On March 28th, we met at the Thomas Prince School in Princeton and learned a little bit about how to get rid of Japanese Beetles and grubs.
January 2018: Had a wonderful time at the Luncheon at the Hartman Herb Farm in Barre. Lynn Hartman, co-owner of the farm spoke about the value of herbs and showed how to make an ornamental wreath.
Making wreaths from natural materials, September, 2016:
Tour of Rosalind Beck's gardens, August, 2016:
Lavender Festival in Buckland, MA & Bridge of Flower, Shelburne Falls, MA, June 2016:
Princeton Arts Society 25th Annual Show with floral arrangements by Wachusett Garden Club members, May 2016. Arrangements left to right, 1st row: Beth MacAdams, Beth MacAdams, Gina Constantino; 2nd row: Kim Houde; 3rd row: Krista Ferrante, Lis Murphy. Click on a photo to see the full art work & floral arrangement.
2016 Plant Sale:
Making a living wreath (pansies & mosses), April 2016, taught by Rosalind Beck, President.
Making round centerpieces for Thanksgiving, Nov. 2015, taught by Rosalind Beck:
Succulents: Propagation & Care, Oct. 2015. Presented by 'Cactus Cliff', aka Cliff Livernois.
Preserving the Harvest Program, Aug. 2015. Taught by Dawn Desilets Sulmasy.
Bonsai for Beginners Program, July 22, 2015. Taught by club member Carol Schrader. Enthusiastically taken by new owners of ficus bonsai trees.
Lost Garden Tour, June 7, 2015 at Allen Hill Estate. Joint program with Princeton Historical Society. Photos & narrative of original estate gardens by Anna Lee Frolich. Garden tour by Karen Cruise and John Trexler, former Director of Tower Hill Botanical Gardens.
Wachusett Garden Club Plant Sale, May 23, 2015. Below, top left: club members (Beth, Roz, Karen, Alli, Dale, Gina, Lis, Phyllis, Dave, Susan).
Concrete 101: Making Stepping Stones, April 2015:
Orchid Show, Nashua, NH, February, 2015:
Pot Luck dinner & Yankee swap, December, 2014:
Making Tufa Stones at Dale Kristoff's, October, 2014:
Holiday Pot Luck & Yankee Swap & Calendar Planning meeting, Jan. 2014:
Garden Tour at Phyllis George's, August 21, 2013:
Mason Hollow Nursery Trip, July 6, 2013:
Mt. Auburn Cemetery Trip, June 15, 2013:
April 2013 - Garden Trellis Building Program
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June 2011 - Bog Walk
May 2011 - Plant Sale
May 2011 - Arnold Arboretum
April 2011 - Tower Hill Botanical Garden Tour with John Drexler
February 2011 - Pruning with Joe Biagioni of Arbour Alliance
January 2011 - Flora in Winter at WAM
January 2011 - Perennial Slideshow by Cathy Harragian of Organic Garden Design www.organicgardendesign.us
March 6th, 2011 - Members Gina Constantino and Rosalind Beck created a "Children's Hideaway in a Woodland Glade" for the Worcester DCU Center Flower and Patio show. The display won the "Peoples Choice" award!
Our Spring Vignette at the 2009 Worcester Flower Show at the DCU Center.
The Wachusett Garden Club splashed into March with a fantastic Vignette at the 2009 Flower Show . Kudos to the Project Leader and Senior Event Coordinator Karen Johnson! She lead a fantastic team effort to make 2009's show one to remember! Karen Johnson's team of crack designers included: Kim Houde, Cathy Lavin, Gina Constantino, and Karin Komenda! Thank you all for doing a fanatstic job!