Thursday, September 1, 2022

Franklin Garden Club September Program Open to New Members - Sep 6

The Franklin Garden Club will begin its 2022-2023 season on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, with a meeting at the Franklin Senior Center, 10 Daniel Cahill Street, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.   An informal social get-together will take place from 6:30 – 7:00 PM. followed by a presentation on the coming year’s programs and a fall wreath making workshop. The meeting is open to the public, including those interested in becoming a member. 

Club Co-Presidents Janet Cederquist and Mary Anne Dean stated, “The Garden Club, founded in 1987, offers many educational programs, and one does not have to be a Master Gardener to join. Meetings provide a wonderful opportunity to learn about various aspects of gardening from experts and to exchange information with fellow members. We welcome anyone who is interested to attend the first meeting to learn more about the Club and planned activities.” 

The wreath making workshop will enable members to make fall wreaths that will be sold at the Franklin Farmers Market Garden Club Booth on October 14.  Supplies will be provided.  

In addition to the September 6 meeting, this year’s programming schedule includes: 

  • October 4: Gardening with Dahlias
  • November 1: Creating Cornucopia Arrangements
  • December 6: Making Soap Embedded with Flowers for Gifts
  • February 7: Handmade Paper Floral Designs
  • March 7:  Growing and Caring for Peonies
  • April 4: Drought Tolerant Gardening and Landscaping
  • May 2: Meeting at White Owl Farm
  • June 6: Year End Social

Club community service activities include planting and maintenance of the Franklin Town Common gardens and the planters at the Franklin Library, sponsorship of an annual scholarship awarded to a high school graduate, distribution of pine tree seedlings in the elementary schools, and special projects with other community organizations. The Franklin Garden Club is a member of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts.     

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Franklin Garden Club
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