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Thursday, March 24, 2011


The biggest spring gardening seminar in New Brunswick .
We have two great speakers this year.
Janice Wells is a writer and author living in Newfoundland. She is the author of The Gin and Tonic Gardener, "confessions of a reformed compulsive gardener".
Dianne Earle is a certified horticultural technician. Dianne will answer gardening questions.

Everyone is welcome to attend: It does not matter if you are a new gardener or a pro you are more than welcome to attend as you will be sure to learn something and have a good time.

The seminar is being held April 16,2011, starting at 9AM in the auditorium of Fundy High School, 44 Mt. Pleasant,  St. George, NB.
Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door, includes a delicious lunch, coffee break, door prizes, prizes and vendors.
The tikets are available at Mayfield Gardens, St. Stephen; Cockburns Pharmacy, St. Andrew's;  Country Market, St. George;  Halifax Seed, Saint John; and from garden club members. Contact Jackie Gaudet (506) 755- 6755 or Glenn Miller (506) 658-0289 or gm51858@gmail.com for tickets or if you wish to be a vendor.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Mark your calendar for the July garden tour in St. Andrew's

Our garden tour is Saturday July 16th.  There will be 7 gardens this year.  We are going to start off in the a.m. with a flower arranging lesson from a well know ikabana teacher.  That is Japanese flower arranging.  We are also going to have a flower arranging contest.......VERY CASUAL!!!!!  Pick some blooms and foliage etc from your gardens and bring them in to the Anglican Church Hall on King Street and the folks who have bought a ticket will vote for their fav.  Sounds like fun, eh!!!!  There will be great prizes.  Will also be a strawberry shortcake social from 3 to 6 where people can get a tax receipt for their tickets.  All our funds go to Passamaquoddy Lodge where they are building a therapy garden for the residents!!!!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Who are we

We are the members of three garden clubs in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada. The three clubs are from St. George, St. Andrew's and St. Stephen. Each year one club takes the responsibility of hosting our garden seminar which is titled Charlotte County Blooms. This year St. George is taking the lead and will be hosting the seminar at the Fundy High School on Saturday, April 16,2011. We are planning a great day with two guest speakers.