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What has Happend – What ‘s Next

June 2018: Some gardening activities have finished and many are yet to come: Chester Garden Club Gardeners Sale: A special thank you to all who contributed to our annual Gardeners sale. With such great team work and cooperation we all … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening

Spring Gardeners Sale

Early preparations made for a very enjoyable and successful Chester Gardeners Sale on Saturday May 26th. Members and vendors were well prepared and ready for the annual influx of annual shoppers. Coffee and a variety of home made muffins, gardening … Continue reading

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Flower Show Challenge

  Chester Garden Club’s  Flower Show  “ Lest We Forget” A Floral Tribute will be held the 26th of July at the Chester Legion Hall.  Expectations are high for those who participate in our annual, well attended, flower show. For … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Gardener's Sale, Community Service, Floral arrangements, Flower Show, Garden Clubs, Gardening

Oh Deer, Oh Deer, Oh Deer,

contributed by: Jayne C. All wed, watered and fertilized waiting for the deer. Our gardens in Upper Blandford have been ravaged over the years with deer. We just get them looking the way they should and the deer arrive at … Continue reading

Posted in Garden pests, Gardening

Spring Clean Up

Chester Garden Club cares for two community gardens, the Cove Garden and the Parade Square Garden. Because gardens gradually overgrow their spaces , decisions for changes are made. Today members gathered to work on the plan to re-design the Chester … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Garden Clubs, Garden Design, Gardening

Spring in Cuba

Many gardeners take late winter or early spring vacations in countries where weather is warmer. Cuba is one of those  recovering from last falls hurricane. Those who have committed both time and energy deserve congratulations. Resorts were devastated and are … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Environmental issues, Flowering shrubs, Gardening, Nature's Designs, Seasons, Wildlife

The Secret Life of Plants

  How Plants Work     At our 1st meeting of 2018, held Monday evening, March 19th, we were treated to an entertaining and very informative presentation by horticluturalist and member Dave Adams on the secret life of plants.    … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Perennials, Seasonal chores, Spring