Category Archives: Floral arrangements

Our 2019 Flower Show

As I said in the previous blog post, we were given an inspirational send off as July 22nd week took Chester Garden club and community members to their own and to friends gardens assessing and gathering for the much anticipated … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Community Service, Community tea party, Floral arrangements, Flower Show, 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

“We’ve Got Talent”

In light of the upcoming holiday season, which seems to be quickly approaching, Chester Garden Club members and guests were invited to put on their creative hats, give each other inspiration and encouragement and create a seasonal arrangement.   In … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn colours, Crafts, Evergreens, Floral arrangements, Gardening, Nature's Designs, Seasons, Softwoods, Trees

Reflections of “Lest We Forget”

“Lest We Forget “   Flower Shows begin long before the scheduled date. Many gardeners begin by planting very early in order to have a plant in bloom for a show day specimen and / or planned design.   Encouragement and … Continue reading

Posted in Floral arrangements, Flower Show, Gardening

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

Are you Winter-Weary ?

  In March the winter-weary world begins to awaken from its long rest. Now the remnants of winter are washed away by what is often to referred to as the “tides of March”.   In every pond, lake, river and … Continue reading

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

Spring Blossoms

Do you want to force a branch? Coincidentally, late winter is the best time to prune deciduous trees and large shrubs. We usually head out into the yard with pruners in hand starting in late February or early March. We … Continue reading

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