Category Archives: Flower Show

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Ready for the Flower Show

Flower shows are fun, worthwhile activities for everyone, providing opportunities to display and view examples of the many beautiful flowers and plants grown in our area and shown as specimens or in beautiful floral designs. Each year, Chester Garden Club … Continue reading

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New Designs

On Monday, October 17th, Myra skillfully presented a workshop on the Crescent Design to members of Chester Garden Club. Preparation of container, oasis and already conditioned and prepared plant material was explained to all as some anxiously, some impatiently, waited … Continue reading

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Flower Show Success

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”… Keeping this in our spirits, on July 21st members and friends of Chester Garden Club presented their Annual Flower Show. The event was planned and organised by several committees over many months and … Continue reading

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Flower Show and Tea: post-script

Now that we’re half-way through August, a new wave of perennials is blooming (hello, Daylilies!), and Chester gardens are changing from early summer’s pinks and blues to late summer’s yellows and oranges. Memories of the Club’s  Flower Show and Tea … Continue reading

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Flower Show and Tea – 2015 Edition

Despite several days of rain that flattened a few choice blooms just before the event, exhibitors managed to come up with their usual stunning displays for Chester Garden Club’s traditional Flower Show and Tea.  This year’s show, held at the … Continue reading

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