Our March 18th Program!!!
"Beatrix Farrand Rediscovered"
7:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton Historical Society, 168 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton
Open to the public! Please join us!
Take a journey back to visit private estate gardens designed in the early 20th century! “Beatrix Farrand, Rediscovered” is a dramatic, costumed.
Colleen Plimpton is a garden author, lecturer, instructor and coach. She trained at the New York Botanical Garden and has tended her sloping Connecticut garden for 18 years. Her essays, memoir pieces, and feature articles have appeared in publications such as Fine Gardening and Connecticut Gardener. Her most recent book is a gardening memoir, “Mentors in the Garden of Life”. Her next book tells the unsung stories of American women garden leaders from the 1890’s to the present day. She is a member of the Connecticut Horticultural Society, New York Botanic Garden, and the Garden Conservancy as well as the Garden Writers Association.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Hopkinton Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Why are Bees Disappearing?
Resources page to watch the video.
Also, read "The Year the Monarch Didn't Appear" a New York Times article discussing the impact of our landscape choices on the beneficial insect population.
We Offer Scholarships!
We are currently soliciting applications for our 2014 Scholarship available to Hopkinton residents with an interest in any of several fields related to the garden club's mission. More information and an application are available here.
"Elements of Design" Program
On November 19th, club members Diane Bullock and Henry Schmidt presented a fun and informative program on the "Elements of Floral Design". For those who missed it, check out a few pictures of the presentation. If you'd like to view the presentation, click on the link below the slide presentation. Many thanks to HCAM for this great video and, thank you Diane and Henry for sharing your time and expertise!!
"Marathon Daffodils" Project
Together, we did it!! 10,000 bulbs planted in Hopkinton by dedicated volunteers. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped to make this happen.
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Club members offer a variety of gardening interests and experience. Some like to get their hands dirty, others prefer floral arranging or designing a garden. Whatever the preference, we are always learning! Everyone donates time and energy to plant and maintain Hopkinton's public spaces several times a year.
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