Category Archives: Garden Clubs

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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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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Holiday Greenery in the Village

The Chester Garden Club’s traditional “hanging of the green” took place on a cold and windy day in late November when about 20 volunteers arrived at the village bandstand to fasten evergreen boughs and strands of coloured lights to its … Continue reading

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Summer Garden Party

After spending the past few months working like mad to improve our Chester gardens, it seemed time to stop the planting, pruning and weeding and just enjoy the results of our labours. Of course, it’s always better to be in … Continue reading

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Reflections on 75 years at The Cove Garden

Thursday, July 3rd, about 70 garden-club members and friends met at 4 p.m. in the Cove Garden to celebrate its renovation and re-dedicate a crab apple tree in memory of beloved member, Ruth Chandler, adding a commemorative plaque in her … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Memory…a Blogger moves on

After six years of serving as a “founding blogger” of the Chester Garden Club, I’m amazed to realize how far we’ve come since the time when a few of us attended a short course to investigate the possibility of starting … Continue reading

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