Category Archives: Community Service

Happy Holiday Season from Chester Garden Club

  Chester garden club members and guests gather the third Monday each month and begin each meeting with a speaker or activity of interest. Our November, 2017 meeting included the later with early preparation of festive seasonal arrangements for the … Continue reading

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150th Celebration with Flowers

Gardeners and plant lovers are by nature generous, sharing people, quick to offer bouquets, cuttings, seeds and bits of wisdom gleaned from digging in the soil and nurturing plants. Whether celebrating successes or pondering near successes, they are as optimistic … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

Following the annual meeting in November, with the holiday season nearly upon us, members and guests were treated to an evening of seasonal decoration instruction. Svenja Dee, presented a holiday feast for the senses using almost entirely native materials that she collects from … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress in Northern Spain

You may not have heard about El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, but Syd & Sandy D. know about it firsthand. Syd’s delightful presentation October 26th took us into the world of fantastic architecture and landscapes spread across the 800 … Continue reading

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Chester Garden Club Cleans Up

As owners of  the Cove Garden (a small green park in the village),  members of Chester Garden Club are responsible for keeping its lawn and gardens shipshape. To that end, a  small but stalwart group convened recently to rake, weed … Continue reading

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Mixing Work with Pleasure

Sandy kindly hosted our annual Garden Party in her attractive home this year, much to the delight of members, as Chester Race Week got underway.  The sky may have been a little dim, but spirits remained bright around ample refreshments … Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth Day

Earth Day was first launched in the United States in 1970 as an environmental awareness event, and is now celebrated world-wide. By a happy coincidence, this year Earth Day fell on April 22nd, the day designated by Chester Garden Club … Continue reading

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