Plant Sale Season

I hope the weather holds for these seasonal sales.

Seaside Garden Club

This Saturday, May 11

Long Hill Plant Sale hosted by the North Shore Garden Club
Trustees of Reservations Members, 9-10
General Public, 10-1:00
572 Essex St., Beverly, MA
Lynnfield Flower Workshop
9-Noon
1714 Meeting House
Lynnfield Town Common
Driftwood Garden Club
8:30-11:30
62 Pleasant St
Marblehead, MA
Next Saturday, May 18
Generous Gardeners
9-noon, Gloucester
on the boulevard near the tennis courts

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Plant Auction Tuesday, May 14

Seaside Garden Club

Last year’s auction

Seaside Garden Club’s annual auction will feature donations
from area nurseries, hanging baskets, garden supplies, annuals and perennials
from our members’ gardens, and garden accessories. Doors open at 6:30pm at the
Manchester Community Center, auction starts at 7pm. Free admission. Cash or
checks, no credit cards. Light refreshments. Our annual auction supports our
club’s operations, programs, scholarships, and community service. Pick up a new
addition for you garden or a gift for a friend.

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April 9 Meeting Details

Spring is just around the corner; save the day for new thoughts on preparing your beds.

Seaside Garden Club

Easy First Steps to
an Earth-Friendly Garden with Rebecca Warner

Rebecca Warner offers simple methods for making compost and
improving soil, by using easy ways to make mulch from free materials you find
close to home. Rebecca reveals a time-saving, earth-friendly way to prepare
beds for annuals and vegetables in the spring. She will give us a quick recipe
for making peat-free potting mix for use in your containers.

Rebecca Warner is a home gardener in Newton, Massachusetts with thirty
years’ experience working toward a sustainable garden. Her book, “The
Sustainable-Enough Garden,” is the story of her quest to make a beautiful
garden that’s environmentally friendly. Toward that end she has overhauled her
garden practices, from composting to mulching, lawn care to irrigation. She
blogs weekly at http://thesustainable-enoughgarden.blogspot.com/.

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Life’s So Sweet with Sugar Maples

Seaside Garden Club invites you to our March 12th Meeting

Life’s So Sweet with Sugar Maples, talk and demonstration by Trish Wesley Umbrell

Sugar maples provide shade, beautiful autumn color, and delicious maple syrup. Trish will share tips on tree identification and uses in home landscape; and share the rich history and traditions of New England maple sugaring. She will give a virtual tour of her local favorite sugar shack, and provide practical tips for making your own maple syrup on your stove top.

The Seaside Garden Club is a group of fun, active, civic-minded and hands-on gardeners. We welcome all types of gardeners from beginners to experienced… there is always something to learn and share. We invite you to become a member of our club and enjoy our monthly programs which feature interesting guest speakers and creative workshops. Guests are always welcome; a $5 guest fee is charged.

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, September through June, at the Manchester-by-the-Sea Community Center. Social time begins with light refreshments at 7:00 pm, followed by the program at 7:30 pm. Program dates are subject to change – see our current schedule: https://seasidegardenclub.wordpress.com/2018-2019-schedule/.

 

Seaside Garden Club Reschedules

The snow-flakes have settled and our program committee has co-ordinated the speaker and the Manchester Community Center for Tuesday, February 19, same time and place. Let’s hope Mother Nature cooperates.

Seeing History, floral work of women artists, slide show by Martha Chiarchiaro

This programs is supported in part by a grant from the  Manchester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.” The program is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Explore the art of Maria Sibylla Merian, botanical artist of the 17th century, and Rachel Ruysch, international master of floral still life in the 17th and 18th centuries. These distinguished women artists created a legacy and broadened our knowledge of flora and fauna.

MCC

Manchester-Essex Rotary Mixer

LEARN ABOUT OUR LOCAL ROTARY CLUB

The Manchester-Essex Rotary Club will be hosting a light dinner and cocktail event at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum on Wednesday February 20 from 6 – 8 pm.   Guests are invited to learn about Rotary’s local and international initiatives, to get a look at the museum, and to hear a little about Essex’s upcoming 200th anniversary celebration.  The dinner is free to our guests.   Contact Mike Storella at 781-710-2475 or David Ray at 978-857-1353 for more information or if you would like to attend.   Hope to see you there!

https://manchesteressexrotary.org/

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Seaside Garden Club’s Feb 12 Meeting

Seeing History, the floral work of women artists, slide/lecture by Martha Chiarchiaro

Explore the art of Maria Sibylla Merian, botanical artist of the 17th century, and Rachel Ruysch, international master of floral still life in the 17th and 18th centuries. These distinguished women artists created a legacy and broadened our knowledge of flora and fauna.

Martha Chiarchiaro has lectured on art history for more than 30 years. She received her Master’s degree in the History of Art from Williams College and teaches a variety of art history courses at the Worcester Art Museum and other local cultural organizations. Martha has presented topics ranging from floral paintings, American landscapes, and Monet’s gardens at Giverny to many local New England garden clubs. Martha brings history to life with enthusiasm. Her survey of art history, from prehistoric to contemporary times, touches upon highlights of art history that offer students greater understanding of the social, political, and economic events of the time.

This program is supported by a grant from the Manchester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. The program is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

The Seaside Garden Club is a group of fun, active, civic-minded and hands-on gardeners. We welcome all types of gardeners from beginners to experienced… there is always something to learn and share. We invite you to become a member of our club and enjoy our monthly programs which feature interesting guest speakers and creative workshops.

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, September through June, at the Manchester Community Center, located at 40 Harbor Point, Manchester-by-the-Sea. Social time begins with light refreshments at 7:00 pm, followed by the program at 7:30 pm. Program dates are subject to change; see our website for more information: https://seasidegardenclub.wordpress.com/.