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2012 Past


No January or February Meetings


Monday, March 12, 2012

__ in the Spring


__ from __


Location:     Green Mountain Chapel

Time:           6:00 p.m.

Hostesses:    __


Note:  Please come prepared to pay your annual dues.            

            $20.00 Active / $25.00 Associate Member.


  • Design:  A 15" Design using branches from your yard.
  • Miniature:  An 8" Arrangement.  Same as above.
  • Horticulture:  Any worthy specimen.


Monday, April 9, 2012

Brattleboro Floral Arts and Garden Club Annual Meeting


Back by popular demand.  Dinner and meeting at the beautiful Chesterfield Inn.  Please join us, savor the delicious food, and visit with your Garden Club friends.


Annual business meeting and speaker to follow.


Coordinators:  Grace Amidon and Frannie Burrows

Location:          The Chesterfield Inn

Time:                6:00 p.m. cocktail hour, 6:30 dinner

Cost:                 $25.00


Note:  Please come prepared to pay your annual dues.            

            $20.00 Active / $25.00 Associate Member.

Horticulture:  Nothing Celebrates Spring like Flowers!

  • Design: A spring arrangement for each table to be made by club members not to exceed 18” overall.
  • Horticulture:  Any worthy specimen.  


 Monday, May 14, 2012

Cultivating Mindfulness

of  Body, Feelings & Mind

in Your Garden


presentation by: Cheryl Wilfong, Garden Club member & author of The Meditative Gardener.

Hostesses:   Alice Stockwell,  Grace Amidon, Frannie Burrows

Horticulture: Spring has Sprung!

  • Design:  15" tall arrangement of spring flowers and/or blooming branches.
  • Miniature:  an 8" arrangement.  Same as above.
  •  Horticulture:  Any worthy flower or branch from your garden.


Monday, June 11, 2012

Edging Demo & Garden Tour

Jason Neumeister, The Yard Magician  will be demonstrating his process for edging trees, plantings, and cobblestones at the Creamery Bridge Park. Jason will save the edging around the 2012  cobbles, the Memorial Park sign and trees.

 Location:     Creamery Bridge Park

Time:            6:00 pm - Jason's demo and a tour of the new park and the cobblestones along the split rail fence.

                6:45 ish - Quick Meeting at Green Mt. Chapel

                7:00 pm - Tour of Judy Zemel's beautiful gardens on Cherry Street in Brattleboro.

  • Garden Tour - no Exhibits
Monday, July 9, 2012

Annual Garden Tours

Garden tours of our members' gardens! 

This is always a wonderful evening. Come and enjoy your members’ special gardens:

 Meet:  Green Mountain Chapel at 5:45 pm and car pool to the two gardens.

 Coordinator:  Carlene McCarty

Hostess:  Fran Jerard, Donna Burgoyne, Karen Golden

Car Pool:  5:45 pm Green Mt. Chapel-maps will be handed out

Time:        Tour starts at 6:00pm

 Garden 1 – Adrienne Raptis on Orchard Street

 Garden 2 –Karen Golden  on West River Road

                 ............. Lemonade & Cookies

  • Garden Tour - no Exhibits


Monday, August 13, 2012

Annual Beach Party at Lake Spofford

Bring your bathing suit, beach toys,  a chair, towel, food to share. If you have a kayak bring that as well! This is a fun event so come and swim, talk, and play!

Location:  B&K Aqua Club across from Pine Grove Golf Club, Lake Spofford, N.H.

Meeting Time:  4pm to dark (arrange your own car pool)

Hostesses:  *Carlene McCarty , Cheryl Wilfong,  Jil MacMenamin, Bobbi Lopez

  • Design:  Bring container and flowers from your garden for all to enjoy.
  • Horticulture:  Any worthy specimen from your garden.
Monday, September 10, 2012

Windowsill Orchids

Experts from Windham Flowers will give tips on growing your own orchids and you will be able to buy supplies and orchids. Be sure to attend this meeting!.

  • Location:       Green Mountain Chapel
  • Time:             6:00 p.m.
  • Hostesses:     *Leslie Kelly, Cindy Russell  and Sue Dyer

Horticulture:  Last Rose of Summer

  • Design:    A 15" design using bright colored flowers.
  • Minature:    an 8" arrangement.  Same as above.
  • Horticulture: Any worthy flower or branch from your garden


Monday, October 8, 2012

Harvest Floral Arranging in a Tea Cup 
Tea Party

Frankie Gibson will teach this class. Come enjoy a cup of tea and savory treats.  Bring a tea cup and saucer, a place mat and napkin, as well as any flowers from your gardens for our floral arranging.
  • Location:    Green Mountain Chapel
  • Time:          6:00 p.m.
  • Hostesses: Frannie Burrows, *Grace Amidon, Carolyn Pieciak, Karen Golden 
  • Workshop:  Flower arrangements in a tea cuping
  • Bring:     Container, flowers & branches from your garden.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Making Wreaths and Swags


Judy Renaud will lead this workshop.

Members will get to make one item, which the club will pay for, and a second or third item for a charge of $10.00 each.


Note:  Since we must order supplies,  

           you MUST RSVP by Nov 4.


           to Grace Amidon


Location:    Green Mountain Chapel

Time:          6:00 p.m.

Hostesses:   Ann Newsmith,  *Fran Jerard,   Karen Davis,   Carlene McCarty,  Grace Amidon


  • Workshop:      Wreath Making
  • Bring:               Clippers
  • Horticulture:  None


Monday, December 10, 2012

Making Holiday Centerpieces


Judy Renaud will lead this workshop.

Members will get to make one item, which the club will pay for, and a second and third item for a charge of $10.00 each.

Note:  Since we must order supplies ,

           you MUST RSVP by Dec 3.

           to Grace Amidon


Location:     Green Mountain Chapel

Time:           6:00 p.m.

Hostesses:    *Ann Newsmith, Patti Neubauer, Mary River, Carlene McCarty,   Ann Duzinski


  • Workshop:      Holiday Centerpiece
  • Bring:               Clippers and a suitable container
  • Horticulture:  None

December 17, 2012

Holiday Party


Enjoy a hot cup of soup and our annual Yankee Swap!

Location:     Carlene McCarty's Home

Time:           6:00 p.m.

Hostess:       Carlene McCarty