Category Archives: Gardening

Gardener’s “Pot Luck”

  Chester Gardeners, who are usually busy with garden or flower design, occasionally shed their “play” clothes and show off their culinary design skills. Click on any picture for a slide show…     Members and partners, looking forward to … 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

Posted in Floral arrangements, Flower Show, Gardening

Looking For Inspiration

  Niki Jabbour, energetic, entertaining and full of inspiring ideas, suggests we all consider plants from all over the world, hardy for zone 6 on the south shore of Nova Scotia. Niki is the award – winning author of Niki … Continue reading

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What has Happend – What ‘s Next

June 2018: Some gardening activities have finished and many are yet to come: Chester Garden Club Gardeners Sale: A special thank you to all who contributed to our annual Gardeners sale. With such great team work and cooperation we all … Continue reading

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Spring Gardeners Sale

Early preparations made for a very enjoyable and successful Chester Gardeners Sale on Saturday May 26th. Members and vendors were well prepared and ready for the annual influx of annual shoppers. Coffee and a variety of home made muffins, gardening … 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

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

Oh Deer, Oh Deer, Oh Deer,

contributed by: Jayne C. All wed, watered and fertilized waiting for the deer. Our gardens in Upper Blandford have been ravaged over the years with deer. We just get them looking the way they should and the deer arrive at … Continue reading

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