Category Archives: Community Service

Happy New Year

  Chester Garden Club has been one of the gems of community involvement for over 75 years. We are always welcoming new members, both women and men, to participate in a variety of interesting activities during the season, which runs … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Environmental issues, Garden Clubs, Gardening

Traditions

As I hung our wreaths this year, I wondered about family and friends also creating, bringing out family heirlooms or purchasing wreaths to decorate and hang both inside and out. Why this is so important to all at this time … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Crafts, Floral arrangements, Gardening, Seasons

“Hanging of the Green”

The Chester Garden Club’s traditional “hanging of the green” took place on a cold and windy November 24th when about 15 garden club friends gathered at the village bandstand. New members were welcomed to the decoration crew who weathered the … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Community Service, Evergreens, Gardening, Seasonal chores

Opportunities

The Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs is an organization made up of Garden Clubs, Horticultural Societies, and Speciality Plant Societies from 7 districts across Nova Scotia. Chester Garden Club is one of seven clubs in District 6, the south … Continue reading

Posted in Community Service, Garden Clubs, Gardening

Thanks

The more often we see the things around us, even the beautiful and wonderful things, the more they tend to become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the sunshine, the … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Community Service, Crafts, Gardening, Seasonal chores, Vegetables

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

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