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UPCOMING EVENTS: Free and open to the public at St. James Methodist Church, 646 DW Hwy, Merrimack!
DOORS OPEN at 6PM .ALL PROGRAMS BEGIN AT 6:30PM!
January 24 We'll open the evening on with pizza, so bring your appetite! Following dinner, we'll get into groups to get reacquainted with a fun activity. We'll finish up the gathering with a business meeting. If you would like to bring a dessert to share you are welcome to do so.
February 28- Master Gardener, Donna Lussier will present a program about seed saving.
March 28th - Under construction
April 25th - Ron Trexler, learn all about composting!
The Fun we had last year!
December - Holiday Social Date TBD MEMBERS ONLY
November 15 - Our annual MEMBERS ONLY floral arrangement workshop was run by Linda Rattigan of Beautifully Brightened Flowers. Though we all had the same greens, flowers and decorations to select from, every arrangement had its own unique look!
October 25 - Unfortunately, our guest speaker was unable to join us due to illness. We held our meeting and members nominated a new slate of officers.
September 27 - Putting the Garden to Bed with Master Gardener Ron Trexler. We are pleased to have Ron back with us as we wrap up another gardening season
August 27- Summer Social outing to Garden in the Woods in Framingham, MA. was a terrific time! MEMBERS ONLY
August 6 - successful annual plant sale...see our photos!
July 26 - Advanced Master Gardener Ruth Droescher spoke to us about Growing a Pollinator Garden. In recent years, there has been a decline in insects such as bees and butterflies that are essential pollinators. Ruth suggested ways in which we can encourage natural pollinators.
June 28 - We're very fortunate to welcome Ron Trexler, a UNH Extension Master Gardener, who spoke to us about the benefits and drawbacks of gardening in containers.
May 24 - Creating Shady Retreats- with Joan Butler and Jana Milbouer of Enchanted Gardens Excellent, Jana Milbouer shared her insights along with a colorful slide show about how to design plantings and using strategies to light up shady corners, highlight unusual plants and illustrate the creative use of art objects.
April 26 - Marti Warren, from the Amherst Garden Club. Marti spoke to us about those invasive Jumping Worms, which are of great concern to everyone. The rest of this meeting we focused on our August plant sale preparations.
March 22 - Raptors—Learned about raptors, their seasonal habitat locations and the challenges they face in our changing world.
February - Succulents presented by Jeff Frizzell . Jeff is Assistant Manager at Frizzhome Gardens and an expert in the care and growth of succulents. If you haven’t been to the succulent greenhouse, you’re in for a treat as Jeff has a true passion for succulents.
January - Our first meeting of the year is our 'getting to know you' and all people interested in joining the Merrimack Garden club are invited to join us! This was a Zoom meeting given the recent rise in Covid numbers. Participants learned about the wonderful activities we have enjoyed together and what we have planned for this year.We enjoyed chatting in small groups about our gardening challenges, memories and what we home to try this year in our home gardens!
Merrimack Garden Club PO Box 426 Merrimack, NH 03054 US