Thursday, March 1, 2018

Franklin Garden Club: “House Plant Success” - Mar 6

“House Plant Success” will be the focus of the Tuesday, March 6 meeting of the Franklin Garden Club. The meeting will take place at the Franklin Senior Center, 10 Daniel McCahill Street, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM. The meeting is open to the public, including those interested in becoming a member of the Garden Club.
Franklin Garden Club: “House Plant Success” - Mar 6
Franklin Garden Club: “House Plant Success” - Mar 6

Dr. Paul Steen, a Master Gardener certified by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, will discuss common mistakes that cause failure in caring for house plants and how to avoid them. He will provide practical tips and easy solutions to avoid failures. Steen will also discuss 12 common house plants and how to make them bloom and thrive. The program will include an opportunity to ask question and for participants to bring in a few of their house plants for Steen to diagnose problems and make suggestions regarding care.

Steen is a retired physician who has been gardening for more than 50 years. He owns a home greenhouse and manages a one-acre shade garden. He has served as an instructor at Tower Hills Botanic Garden where he taught courses in tropical plants, shade gardening, and home greenhouse management. An Overseer for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Steen is Past President of the Massachusetts Master Gardener Association.

The Franklin Garden Club, founded in 1987, is a member of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts.  Visit them on the web at

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