2017 ~ BOW GARDEN CLUB PROGRAMS ~ 2017
2017 ~ BOW GARDEN CLUB EVENTS ~ 2017
May 27th (Saturday, 8 AM - 12 PM) "Annual Spring Plant Sale"
Bow Community Building. A wide variety of perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, herbs and vegetables will be on sale. Proceeds go toward the BGC Scholarship fund and Community garden upkeep.
“Learn to Live with Bears”. An educational presentation by NH Fish and Wildlife about the natural history of black bears, their habitat needs and how homeowners can keep them out of their backyards.
July - Members Only Progressive Dinner
August - no meeting scheduled
NOTE: All Bow Garden Club meetings are held at the Old Town Hall, 91 Bow Center Road, BOW. Social time and refreshments begin at 6:00 p.m. with the evening's program being held from 6:30 to approximately 7:30 p.m. A brief business meeting concludes the evening. The public is invited to attend. There is no fee..
www.bowgardenclub.org / Beverly Gamlin, Club President.
April 3rd –“ Understanding New Plants”. Dave Murray of Murray Farms Greenhouses in Penacook will discuss new plant varieties and answer our questions on taking care of our container and bedding plantings.
May 8th –“Easy Rock Gardens for Our Region”. Thelma Hewitt, Member of the North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS) and head of their Fells Chapter, will provide us with a beautiful and informational Power Point presentation on creating rock gardens on our properties.
“Mushroom and Fungi”. Presenter: David Wichland, Jr. a well-known mushroom specialist and owner/operator of Wichland Woods, a mushroom grow- house located in Keene. Wichland will conduct an educational workshop on “backyard mushrooming” and will teach us about the health and ecological benefits and therapeutic effects of mushrooms.
“Dragon Flies & Damsels”. Avian Conservationist Pam Hunt of the NH Audubon will provide an overview of the biology and ecology of dragonflies and damselflies and will highlight some of New Hampshire’s notable species during her presentation.
December - Members Only Annual Brunch
“Our World of Weather”. Kevin Skarupa, WMUR-TV’s meteorologist, will join us to share his knowledge of meteorology and his New England weather event stories.